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Ardival Rossslyn Renaissance Bray Harp, 25 Gut Strings


Dimensions
Height: 119 cm
Width: 15 cm
Depth: 36 cm
Weight: 3.0 kg

Price
£3,950.00
Availability
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Instrument
Harp
Media
Instrument
Period
Renaissance
Maker
Ardival
Code
ARDA8

The Rosslyn renaissance bray harp is based on the 15th-century Wartburg harp in Eisenach, Germany.  It is a relatively portable harp with a silvery buzz.  It has a hollowed-out "clamshell" soundbox made from either sycamore or lime, with a sycamore arm and pillar.  The string arm has been designed to allow the player to accurately fret semi-tones.  The Rosslyn bray harp is the ideal harp for exploring late medieval and renaissance music.   It is named after the beautiful and mysterious Rosslyn Chapel, near Edinburgh, where a harp player is found amongst 15th-century carvings in the crypt.  

Strings:  25 gut strings

Range:  F-b''

Width (across soundbox) 15 cm; Depth (from end of string arm to back of soundbox) 36 cm; Length (from end of string arm to base of pillar)  119 cm

Weight:  3 kg