Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Bogwood Harp





Here's a link to a gem of a video, about a harp maker in Ireland. This video documents Peter Kilroy and his search for the ancient sound. Interested in how to carve a sound-box from a single piece of willow? Find thousand year old bog-pine? Fashion brass eyelets? Mike Nielsen (harplist) discovered this cool video,  Hands, Episode 15: Harp Making, The Forgotten Sound, on YouTube. Check it out: