Nordic harp

The Nordic harp (Norwegian: bondeharpe,[1] bygdeharpe, folkeharpe, trekantharpe) is the Norwegian variant of the classical harp (Norwegian: byharper). The Nordic harp had fallen from use in Norway by 1823, but has since been rediscovered.


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  1. Norsk musikkinformasjon (1999). Listen to Norway. Norwegian Music Information Centre (NMIC). Retrieved 22 April 2012. A form of harp known as the bondeharpe (peasant's harp) was also used in the valley. However, by the beginning of the 18th century both the zither and the [harp] had been superseded by the fiddle.

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