Glass harps are a type of musical instrument that is the creative usage of upright wine glasses. Generally, they appear in a set consisting of multiple glasses, each one is turned to a specific pitch. Glass harps can be empty or filled with water. When playing this instrument, performers can move their bare hands often moistened before for smooth motions, or a wood stick run around the rim of glasses to create notes. All pieces of a glass harp are placed on a rectangular, large tray surrounding by a cylindrical edge, and all of them are supported by a foldable, wood or metal frame. Absolutely, the quality of sounds created depends on different factors such as characteristics of glasses, techniques applied and talents of player. They can be played by amateurs as a street music style or by professional musicians in formal events. Hereafter are criteria that a good glass harp set should meet: - Create good sounds. For both non professional and professional musicians. - Made of high quality that is durable. Warranted by manufacturer. - Easy to clean. Dishwasher safe. - Easy to store.
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