Welsh harp

noun another term for triple harp.

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  • Welsh Harp — may refer to:* the triple harp, a traditional musical instrument also known as the Welsh harp * The Welsh Harp, the name of several pubs in England * the popular name of the Brent Reservoir * Welsh Harp railway station now disused * An electoral… …   Wikipedia

  • welsh harp — noun Usage: usually capitalized W : a large triple harp with two rows of strings tuned diatonically in unison and the third row supplying the chromatic sharps and flats …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welsh Harp (ward) — Welsh Harp ward is a political division of the London Borough of Brent that returns three representative Councillors and at the [https://www.brent.gov.uk/elections.nsf/SCResults06?OpenForm Category=Welsh+Harp 2006 election] was held by the Labour …   Wikipedia

  • Welsh Harp railway station — was built by the Midland Railway in 1870 on its extension to St. Pancras station.With a single island platform between the slow lines, it was important for people escaping from the City for a day out, fishing or boating on the Brent Reservoir… …   Wikipedia

  • Harp — A medieval harp (left) and a single action pedal harp (right) String instrument Hornbostel–Sachs classification 322 5 (Composite chordophone sounded by the bare fingers) …   Wikipedia

  • harp — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. lyre, psaltery. See music. v. dwell on, repeat, din, iterate, nag, pester. See repetition. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. concert harp, pedal harp, triple harp, Welsh harp, folk harp, Irish harp, Celtic harp …   English dictionary for students

  • Welsh — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to Wales or its people or language. n. 1 the Celtic language of Wales. 2 (prec. by the; treated as pl.) the people of Wales. Phrases and idioms: Welsh corgi see CORGI. Welsh dresser a type of dresser with open… …   Useful english dictionary

  • harp — harplike, adj. /hahrp/, n. 1. a musical instrument consisting of a triangular frame formed by a soundbox, a pillar, and a curved neck, and having strings stretched between the soundbox and the neck that are plucked with the fingers. 2. anything… …   Universalium

  • Triple harp — The Welsh triple harp ( telyn deires ) is a type of harp using three rows of strings instead of the common single row. The Welsh triple harp today is found mainly among players of traditional Welsh folk music.HistoryThe triple harp first… …   Wikipedia

  • Role of the harp in Welsh history — The Harp In WalesThe harp is the national instrument of Wales, with an unbroken line of harpers reaching back to at least the 11th Century. Little is known of the origins of these early instruments, although small details such as poems are… …   Wikipedia

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