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Harps and Kits

Need help choosing a harp?

Harps and Kits

Need help choosing a harp?

Everything you need to know when buying a harp!

I recommend renting first so you can find out what you enjoy. That way, you avoid expensive mistakes! Also, if there is a music store that sells harps near you, it’s great to try a few before making any decisions.

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Aspects of the harp:

2:07 – What size of harp to choose
4:22 – Number of strings
5:08 – String Tension
7:00 – Types of Strings
8:04 – String spacing
9:12 – How many levers?
10:42 – Weight of the harp
12:13 – Harp accessories

Steps to choose your harp:

15:09 – Step 1 – Talk to a harpist
15:24 – Step 2 – Decide if you want to rent or purchase
15:52 – Step 3 – Think through your reasons for learning the harp
18:57 – Step 4 – What kind of sounds do you like?
19:40 – Step 5 – Consider any physical limitations
21:02 – Step 6 – Try out the harp!
21:59 – Step 7 – What is your budget and is it negotiable?
27:03 – Step 8 – Where to purchase the harp?

Voyageur Harp (34 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $4496

Why this harp?

The Voyageur Harp is a great standard, all-round harp! It has medium tension strings and concert spacing, and works well for all music styles.

Voyageur Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $1649

Why this harp?

The Voyageur Harp is a standard, all-round harp! It has medium tension strings and concert spacing, and works well for all music styles.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Ballad Harp (34 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $3299

Why this harp?

The Ballad Harp is a great lightweight, starter harp. It has lower tension and narrower string spacing than the Voyageur Harp, which means it will work well for those with small hands or arthritis.

It’s affordable for its size, and because it has the full 34 strings, has the potential to stick with you throughout your harp journey.

Ballad Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $1149

Why this harp?

The Ballad Harp is a great lightweight, starter harp. It has lower tension and narrower string spacing than the Voyageur Harp, which means it will work well for those with small hands or arthritis.

It’s affordable for its size, and because it has the full 34 strings, has the potential to stick with you throughout your harp journey.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Jolie Harp (33 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $3999

Why this harp?

The Jolie Harp has a bigger sound than the Ballad Harp. It’s similar to classical harps with its medium to high tension strings and concert spacing. This means you can play with a wider dynamic range.

A selling point for many harp players is its unique and interesting appearance. It’s also smaller and more portable.

Jolie Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $1349

Why this harp?

The Jolie Harp has a bigger sound than the Ballad Harp. It’s similar to classical harps with its medium to high tension strings and concert spacing. This means you can play with a wider dynamic range.

A selling point for many harp players is its unique and interesting appearance. It’s also smaller and more portable.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Jolie Hybrid Harp (33 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $6499

Why this harp?

The Jolie Hybrid Harp is the ultimate, portable floor harp!

It’s extremely lightweight due to its carbon fiber design, yet it doesn’t compromise on the feel and amazing sound of a wooden harp.

Similar to the Jolie, it has medium to high tension strings and concert spacing which allows you to play with a wider dynamic range.

Cheyenne Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $1999

Why this harp?

The Cheyenne Harp is a larger harp with high tension strings and concert spacing. It has a bigger and deeper sound than the Voyageur, Ballad and Jolie. It’s great for those who value an exceptional bass sound.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Epic Harp (38 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $6499

Why this harp?

The Epic Harp is great for players who really value that big bass sound. It has a huge range with its extra bass strings, and a fuller sound because of the bigger soundboard bottom.

Epic Hybrid Harp (38 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $8499

Why this harp?

The Epic Hybrid Harp is for those who really want that big bass sound without compromising on portability. Its carbon fiber design makes it extremely lightweight so that it’s easy to move around, while still sounding almost as powerful as a pedal harp.

Sonnet Lap Harp (29 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers  |  Price: USD $2749

Why this harp?

The Sonnet Lap Harp is for those wanting a small and portable harp, who still want the sound of a floor harp. Because of its design, it’s more stable than most lap harps coupled with amazing range.

Ergonomically, you need to be mindful of the harp players’ height. The harp can’t be adjusted, so shorter players might need to raise their arms quite high.

Voyageur Harp (34 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $4496

Why this harp?

The Voyageur Harp is a great standard, all-round harp! It has medium tension strings and concert spacing, and works well for all music styles.

Voyageur Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $1649

Why this harp?

The Voyageur Harp is a standard, all-round harp! It has medium tension strings and concert spacing, and works well for all music styles.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Ballad Harp (34 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $3299

Why this harp?

The Ballad Harp is a great lightweight, starter harp. It has lower tension and narrower string spacing than the Voyageur Harp, which means it will work well for those with small hands or arthritis.

It’s affordable for its size, and because it has the full 34 strings, has the potential to stick with you throughout your harp journey.

Ballad Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $1149

Why this harp?

The Ballad Harp is a great lightweight, starter harp. It has lower tension and narrower string spacing than the Voyageur Harp, which means it will work well for those with small hands or arthritis.

It’s affordable for its size, and because it has the full 34 strings, has the potential to stick with you throughout your harp journey.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Jolie Harp (33 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $3999

Why this harp?

The Jolie Harp has a bigger sound than the Ballad Harp. It’s similar to classical harps with its medium to high tension strings and concert spacing. This means you can play with a wider dynamic range.

A selling point for many harp players is its unique and interesting appearance. It’s also smaller and more portable.

Jolie Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $1349

Why this harp?

The Jolie Harp has a bigger sound than the Ballad Harp. It’s similar to classical harps with its medium to high tension strings and concert spacing. This means you can play with a wider dynamic range.

A selling point for many harp players is its unique and interesting appearance. It’s also smaller and more portable.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Jolie Hybrid Harp (33 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $6499

Why this harp?

The Jolie Hybrid Harp is the ultimate, portable floor harp!

It’s extremely lightweight due to its carbon fiber design, yet it doesn’t compromise on the feel and amazing sound of a wooden harp.

Similar to the Jolie, it has medium to high tension strings and concert spacing which allows you to play with a wider dynamic range.

Cheyenne Harp KIT

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $1999

Why this harp?

The Cheyenne Harp is a larger harp with high tension strings and concert spacing. It has a bigger and deeper sound than the Voyageur, Ballad and Jolie. It’s great for those who value an exceptional bass sound.

The harp kit is great if you enjoy crafts, love using your hands, and have the time to assemble your kit. You’ll finish with a beautiful harp, and the satisfaction of having built your own with love and care.

Epic Harp (38 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $6499

Why this harp?

The Epic Harp is great for players who really value that big bass sound. It has a huge range with its extra bass strings, and a fuller sound because of the bigger soundboard bottom.

Epic Hybrid Harp (38 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $8499

Why this harp?

The Epic Hybrid Harp is for those who really want that big bass sound without compromising on portability. Its carbon fiber design makes it extremely lightweight so that it’s easy to move around, while still sounding almost as powerful as a pedal harp.

Sonnet Lap Harp (29 Strings)

Manufacturer: Musicmakers

Price: USD $2749

Why this harp?

The Sonnet Lap Harp is for those wanting a small and portable harp, who still want the sound of a floor harp. Because of its design, it’s more stable than most lap harps coupled with amazing range.

Ergonomically, you need to be mindful of the harp players’ height. The harp can’t be adjusted, so shorter players might need to raise their arms quite high.