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Therapy Harps

Small Interactive Therapy Harps
recommended by the Int’l Harp Therapy Program
These small harps are ideal to start learning how to play the harp. They are a perfect size for CHILDREN, most fit in the overhead of airplane cabins, are perfect for carrying into nature dwellings, and are among the harps that are used Hospitals and Hospices.
Please note that most all Harps have a Therapeutic effect. The larger harps have a fuller bass resonance that is lacking in the smaller harp but the for the interactive work and bedside playing that we do in the Int’l Harp Therapy Program, we look for small harps that fit the following criteria:
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Harps that have at least 22 strings from C below middle C up to the D above the high C. This enables the harpist to implement 56 moods of music.
Harps that have a mellow sound for patients who are experiencing pain and who are on morphine drips – this means the tension is slightly less than some harps built with tight string tension.
Harps that have a balance point and are lightweight so that the Harp Practitioner can hold the harp over the recipient without straining the forearm.  The column should fit comfortably in the hand and there should be space for the bottom strings to vibrate
A harp that has through pins, full set of Truitt metal levers and a strap for strolling and standing by the bedside.
WHAT HARP IS BEST FOR YOU?
Emerald Harp Productions recommends the finest built harps for new students and those pursuing a career in harp therapy.
PACKAGES STARTING AT ONLY $391.00!!
All the harps we list and recommend start on the C below middle C and have at least 24 strings and have a superb tone.
Just find the harp that speaks to you and follow the link to the Emerald Harp online shop where you can see details of 18 unique packages to get you the perfect harp for your needs and budget!
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
The following harps are highly recommended by the IHTP.
- USA HARP MAKERS
- CANADIAN HARP MAKERS
- UK HARP MAKERS-
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USA
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The Nightingale
by Jeff Lewis  – LewisCreek Harps – a superb sounding harp
with all the qualities we look for.
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
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County Kerry 24
by Jeff Gaynor – a delightful lightweight resonant harp
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
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The Raphael 26 Therapy Harp
by Harps of Lorien – has a warm, resonant tone
but is not overpowering when used in a close setting with a patient.
It is lightweight (7-8 lbs) and can easily be transported.
(students of the IHTP receive a discount)
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
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Christina Therapy Harp
by Steve Tripplett of Tripplett Harps
Clear, mellow and lightweight with Celtic knotwork eyelets
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
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Sharpsicles by William Rees
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Sharpsicle with levers
by William Rees – these harps have the mellow tone and offer levers on C’s and F’s. Or consider a Flatsicle
or Fullsicle with more levers.
They are lightweight but there is a difficulty holding the column and playing the bottom strings.
However, for those with limited income, these harps are affordable and provide an immediate solution
to having a suitable working Therapy Harp.
VISIT EMERALD HARP ONLINE
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CANADIAN HARPMAKERS
of Interative Therapy Harps
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Interactive Therapy Harp
by Joseph Jourdain – a Canadian Builder who has built
an excellent Interactive Therapy Harp
Although there are no direct discounts, please consider
their prices are in Canadian dollars.
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/josephus/lapharp.htm
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http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/josephus/lapharp.htm
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UK SOURCES:
for Christina Tourin’s Harp Therapy teaching materials
and distributor for the County Kerry by Jeff Gaynor
approved “Therapy Harp”
- CLIVE MORLEY HARPS Ltd. Est 1817 -
http://morleyharps.com/
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IHTP endorses the use of the exceptionally fine and precise
Truitt Sharping Lever on all Interactive Therapy Harps.
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Visit Dragonwhispers for details about Truitt Sharping Levers
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Small Interactive Therapy Harps

(Recommended by the International Harp Therapy Program)
These small harps are ideal to start learning how to play the harp. They are a perfect size for children, most fit in the overhead of airplane cabins, are perfect for carrying into nature dwellings, and are among the harps that are used in hospitals and hospices.
Please note that most all harps have a therapeutic effect. The larger harps have a fuller bass resonance that is lacking in the smaller harp but the for the interactive work and bedside playing that we do in the International Harp Therapy Program, we look for small harps that fit the following criteria:
  • Harps that have at least 22 strings from C below middle C up to the D above the high C. This enables the harpist to implement 56 moods of music.
  • Harps that have a mellow sound for patients who are experiencing pain and who are on morphine drips – this means the tension is slightly less than some harps built with tight string tension.
  • Harps that have a balance point and are lightweight so that the Harp Practitioner can hold the harp over the recipient without straining the forearm.  The column should fit comfortably in the hand and there should be space for the bottom strings to vibrate full set of Truitt metal levers and a strap for strolling and standing by the bedside.

What harp is best for you?

Emerald Harp Productions recommends the finest built harps for new students and those pursuing a career in harp therapy.
Packages starting at only $445.00!
All the harps we list and recommend start on the C below middle C and have at least 24 strings and have a superb tone.
Just find the harp that speaks to you and follow the link to the Emerald Harp online shop where you can see details of 18 unique packages to get you the perfect harp for your needs and budget!
The following harps are highly recommended by the IHTP.
The Nightingale
by Jeff Lewis  – LewisCreek Harps – a superb sounding harp
with all the qualities we look for.
County Kerry 24
by Jeff Gaynor – a delightful lightweight resonant harp
Christina Therapy Harp
by Steve Tripplett of Tripplett Harps
Clear, mellow and lightweight with Celtic knotwork eyelets
Sharpsicles by William Rees
Sharpsicle with levers
by William Rees – these harps have the mellow tone and offer levers on C’s and F’s. Or consider a Flatsicle
or Fullsicle with more levers.
They are lightweight but there is a difficulty holding the column and playing the bottom strings.
However, for those with limited income, these harps are affordable and provide an immediate solution
to having a suitable working Therapy Harp.

Canadian Harpmakers

of Interactive Therapy Harps
Interactive Therapy Harp
by Joseph Jourdain – a Canadian Builder who has built
an excellent Interactive Therapy Harp
Although there are no direct discounts, please consider
their prices are in Canadian dollars.

UK Sources

for Christina Tourin’s Harp Therapy teaching materials
and distributor for the County Kerry by Jeff Gaynor
only approved “Therapy Harp”
- Clive Morley Harps Ltd. Est 1817 – Visit site here
for Sharpsicles distributed by Pilgrim Harps, click here.
IHTP endorses the use of the exceptionally fine and precise
Truitt Sharping Lever on all Interactive Therapy Harps.
Visit Dragonwhispers for details about Truitt Sharping Levers
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