triple harp

triple harp
noun a large harp without pedals, and with three rows of strings, the middle row providing sharps and flats.

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  • Triple harp — The Welsh triple harp ( telyn deires ) is a type of harp using three rows of strings instead of the common single row. The Welsh triple harp today is found mainly among players of traditional Welsh folk music.HistoryThe triple harp first… …   Wikipedia

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  • harp — harplike, adj. /hahrp/, n. 1. a musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame formed by a soundbox, a pillar, and a curved neck, and having strings stretched between the soundbox and the neck that are plucked with the fingers. 2. anything… …   Universalium

  • harp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lyre, psaltery. See music. v. dwell on, repeat, din, iterate, nag, pester. See repetition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. concert harp, pedal harp, triple harp, Welsh harp, folk harp, Irish harp, Celtic harp …   English dictionary for students

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  • Pedal harp — Harp Classification String instrument (plucked) Playing range …   Wikipedia

  • Welsh Harp — may refer to:* the triple harp, a traditional musical instrument also known as the Welsh harp * The Welsh Harp, the name of several pubs in England * the popular name of the Brent Reservoir * Welsh Harp railway station now disused * An electoral… …   Wikipedia

  • Welsh harp — noun another term for triple harp …   English new terms dictionary

  • welsh harp — noun Usage: usually capitalized W : a large triple harp with two rows of strings tuned diatonically in unison and the third row supplying the chromatic sharps and flats …   Useful english dictionary