by Rainer M. Thurau

The conception of ​​the CROMOS is based on my studies in 1979 of the High-Headed Harps of Ireland (eg. Downhill Harp, O’Neill Harp, Sirr Harp etc.) of the 17th century. Construction characteristics and out of this resulting acoustic qualities of those metal-strung harps seemed to me, already in 1979, interesting for a modern modification for a version of a gut strunged harp. Surprisingly no harp workshop has been dealing so far with such a construction method for a modern Irishor Celtic gut strunged harp. However, the cost of this production method is also greater than conventional known construction methods and requires special, costly manu-facturing methods.

In accordance with the priority of my work – the creation of excellent acoustics, beside a noble appearance of the harp , construction reliability and first-rate playability – the development of an extraordinary, brilliant and balanced sound has had absolute priority.

Tonal range GG- a”’ (36 Strings)
Pitch 440 hz
Stringing gut, carbon, metal
Weight 12,5 KG
Hight 1,64 meter
Wood cherry, pine
Decoration on request
Semitone-System Levers by CAMAC
Accessories Softcase, hardcase (flightcase)
on request
Price on request
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