The Ashdown is a lever harp manufactured by English harp maker Pilgrim Harps. Designed in 1993, was born out of the increasing use of harps in traditional Celtic music.
Product Design & Accessories Edit
According to Pilgrim Harps website:
"This lighter-strung lever harp is ideal for playing fast, delicate ornamentation in Irish music, or as an accompanying instrument to the voice - for which its bright, silky resonance is perfectly suited.
The most popular wood for harp making is maple, but the Ashdown’s slightly softer string tension enables us to use different solid woods, in particular ash and mahogany.
Because this harp requires a little less effort to play, it is also particularly suited to adult players coming to the harp later in life."
- Folk gauge stringing
- Frame made from Ash or Mahogany wood
- All brass semitone levers
- Soundboard of finest European Sitka Spruce
- Available with or without legs
- Hand-painted and carved decoration available
- 5 year warranty
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String chart for the Harpsicle by Rees Harps Inc.
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