Harp

 

Harp

 

Double Harp

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Medieval Music - Harp

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Harp

History, Facts and interesting information about Medieval music, specifically, Harp

Medieval Musical Instruments - Harp
Medieval Musical instruments, including the Harp, would be used by the musicians of the period including the Waits, Minstrels or Troubadours. There were three categories of musical instruments in the Middle Ages - wind, string and percussion.
Terms of description were Bas instruments and Haut instruments. Bas referred to soft instruments (literally, "low," but referring to volume, not pitch) which were suitable for the chamber which included the vielle, rebec and other bowed strings, the lute and other plucked strings. Haut referred to loud instruments (literally "high" but referring to volume, not to pitch) which were suitable for outdoors which included the shawm, sackbut, pipe and tabor. Read the above history, facts and information about the Harp.

Definition and Description of the Harp
Definition and description of the Harp: The Harp can be described as a favorite instrument of the troubadours and minstrels and was about 30 inches in length. Description: A musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame furnished with strings and sometimes with pedals, held upright, and played with the fingers.

Family of Instruments: The Harp belongs to the family of String instruments.

Musicians Medieval

The Waits

Medieval Music - Harp
The Medieval Times website provides interesting facts, history and information about the musicians and styles of music which scatter the history books including Harp. The Medieval Life and Times Sitemap provides full details of all of the information and facts about the fascinating subject of the lives of the people who lived during the historical period of the Middle Ages. The content of this article on Harp provides free educational details, facts and information for reference and research for schools, colleges and homework for history courses and history coursework.
 

 

 

Medieval Music - Harp

  • Read books from a history book club or watch the History Channel DVDs on Medieval Times
  • Music in Medieval Times
  • Musical Instruments
  • Definition of Harp
  • Medival Music and Instruments
  • Type of Instrument
  • History, facts and information

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