Autoharp

The autoharp is a zither with a keyboard chord making mechanism which mutes unwanted strings. It is either strummed or picked.
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Autoharp

Au'to┬Ěharp noun [ Auto- + harp .] A zitherlike musical instrument, provided with dampers which, when depressed, deaden some strings, leaving free others that form a chord.
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Autoharp

• (n.) A zitherlike musical instrument, provided with dampers which, when depressed, deaden some strings, leaving free others that form a chord.
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autoharp

stringed instrument of the zither family popular for accompaniment in folk music and country and western music. A musician may position the ... [1 related articles]
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Autoharp

zither with a keyboard chord making mechanism which mutes unwanted strings. Strummed or Picked.
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Autoharp

The autoharp is a musical string instrument having a series of chord bars attached to dampers, which, when depressed, mute all of the strings other than those that form the desired chord. Despite its name, the autoharp is not a harp at all, but a chorded zither. ==History== There is debate over the origin of the autoharp. A German immigrant in Phi...
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