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  • Markus Faller

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    10 March, 2021 at 9:51 pm

    Since this year I have a double-strung harp. The tone is wonderful (mine is made of cherry wood) and sounds like a larger harp. A double-strung harp is a completely different instrument compared to a normal harp. Improvising on it is very easy and definitively fun. The right and left hand are completely equal, so you learn to play the same stuff with both hands. You can then also use this on the normal harp. Because you can’t see the right strings so easily, you learn to play blind, which is very helpful. I can improvise for hours and never get bored. I think playing double-strung harp is not more difficult than a normal harp if you use it for free improvisation. But indeed playing pieces takes a little longer.