Tuesday, February 22, 2011: Pulling Strings
However, as I discovered for myself, trying to play it is not the most dignified experience you might expect from this highly-dignified instrument. At least not as far as mutilation of ageing human joints is concerned.
This is the intriguing beginning of an article by our Mr Fred Rooks, a proper English gentleman who submits to a new music lesson on a different musical instrument for each Opus Osm article. Having “mastered” tones on the violin and marimba, now he goes on to confront a full-sized classical harp.
You can read about the results in the full article written in his inimitable Fred Rooks style, by clicking on Other Side of the Curtain. oo