Jacob Hochbrucker

Single Action Harp

Jacob Hochbrucker (1673-1763)

A musician and maker of harps, lutes and violins, invented the pedal mechanism for harps approx 1720 – the single action harp has been created by him. This mechanism did allow the player to alter the strings sound of a semitone.

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Decoration on request
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