The Story of the Harp

・What is a harp?

The harp originated in ancient times as the ancestor of stringed instruments in various parts of the world.

That simple bowed instrument then evolved into a variety of other stringed instruments and spread.

 

In the 20th century, a German medical and educational facility was established for "children seeking psychological protection."

It was brought back to life in modern times by musician Edmund Pracht and sculptor Lothar Gärtner.

Lyre means "harp" in German.

Currently, there are many harp workshops around the world that produce harps of various shapes and sounds.

Musicians, early childhood education, facilities for people with disabilities, hospices, music education, music therapy, elderly care facilities,

The harp is used in a variety of places.

 

・Harp from Teruru Utanoki Studio

Teruru Shi's Woodworking Studio completed its first domestically produced harp in 2002.

Starting with the first one I made, "Kotonoha,"

"Teruru" with a resonating box in honor of the German Gubel

I have completed "Ayahaberu" .

We have incorporated our own unique ingenuity into every aspect of the product to help it evolve.

Mr. S.A. of Swedish lyre workshop A, who visited Terurushi's woodworking studio, told us, "If Gubel were alive today, he would have been very happy about the birth of this lyre."

It is the only harp in the world with an arched top that has a bulge like a violin.

Another distinctive feature is the spiral parts on both sides called "warabite . "

The sound that comes from this harp's soft form is "beautiful, like a singing song."

 

Since then, we have been handling every process from purchasing raw wood to making strings.

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