Mideast 10 string Lyre Harp. It has a solid lacewood body that lends itself to the soft gentle curves of this and ten string lyre. In short, there are ten metal strings which provide classical sound, and it is provoked by the solid spruce soundboard. like as, Soundboard and body are engraved with beautiful Celtic designs. In fact, It is as beautiful as an ornament that you can hang it up as a piece of art while not in use.
Moreover, A tuning tool and extra string set are included. Gig bag sold separately
Hold it upright on your lap or as you walk, and pluck both sides of the strings. Or lay it flat and pluck it.
History and Tuning:
In the early middle ages in Eastern Europe, it came as a Jewish folk musical instrument. It is a Jewish troubadour, known as klezmorim and it is used at weddings and other festivities. Moreover, The Klezmer music eventually as like additionally blended with Slavonic, Greek, Turkish, Gypsy and even American jazz tempos and rhythms. For Klezmer Music try the Misheberakh mode which is: E F# G A# B C# D E F# G. Its style of tuning use the Chazzanut mode; starting with the bass (largest strings) tune as follows: D E F G# A B C D E F. Two alternative methods of tuning that work well with singers comfortable in the Key of G are: (again bass to treble): E F# G A B C D E F# G and D E F# G A B C D E F# (E is tonic)
We can manufacture these Lyre Harps in other various woods which customer chooses. Please contact and check with us for the woods available.