Let me take you step-by-step through the decision process! - LINKS BELOW - 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?
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