July 23rd - 29th 2022

Illustrated Talks

The hows and whys of early Irish harp making

Dr Karen Loomis

60 mins

Level: All

Tuesday July 26th

12:00 - 13:00 GMT +1

Event Overview

This talk explores the design and craftsmanship of early Irish harps. We will discuss how to examine, assess, and understand an historical instrument, and consider the design of these harps — what was the maker's intention? We will also discuss how this information can be used to inform making harps modelled after surviving historical instruments.

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