June 26th 2023
30-string harp by William MacDonald
Fairy HarpUnique instrument commissioned from master luthier, William MacDonald, on the Isle of Skye in 2016.Carved with fairies, butterflies, ivy, solar & lunar symbols.Lime soundbox & pillar; maple neck; tulip-shaped brass string shoes and tuning pins.30 strings: DD to e”, currently tuned with comhluighe [’sisters’] gg tuning.All strings are 22-, 18- or 14-carat GOLD, with spare gold strings for most—but not all—strings. High quality Harp bag is from Germany, Josef Götz und Söhne GmbHPrice: €12000Contact: Eireharp23@gmail.com
21-string harp by William MacDonald
Travel Flower HarpUnique instrument commissioned from master luthier, William MacDonald, on the Isle of Skye, completed in 2016.Carved, lightly painted flowers.Lime soundbox & pillar; maple neck; tulip-shaped brass string shoes and tuning pins.21 strings: D to d”.Completely strung in 22- and 18-carat GOLD, with spare gold strings for most—but not all—strings. Comes with a high-quality, padded harp bag [60cm long] by Josef Götz und Söhne GmbH, Germany.Price: €6,000Contact: Eireharp23@gmail.com
32-string harp by Jay Witcher, owned by Patrick Ball
Harp belonging to Patrick Ball for sale
Patrick Ball is selling one of his Jay Witcher harps, and has asked us to post this notice for him. As many of you know, Patrick is an internationally acclaimed performer who has been touring and recording on wire-strung harp for over forty years.
Details of Patrick's harp are listed below:
Maker: Jay WitcherYear: 1991Serial No.: #933Strings: 32, brass wireRange: C 2 octaves below middle C to F 2 ½ octaves above middle CWood: MapleCondition: excellent, barring a few small scratches on the back of the soundboxCurrent location: County Clare, IrelandNote: Played on the recording Fair Play (2002); Does not have a harp casePrice: €4000Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
September 20th 2023
Try your hand at the early Irish harp at our Discovery Days in Belfast and Dublin
September 4th 2023
Acadamh na gCláirseach–Academy of Early Irish Harp | Autumn courses starting 14 October, 2023
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