Scop's Harp

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A scop's harp however was always made from wood; it would have between 9 to 20 strings and range in height from 14 to 30 inches high. The strings would usually be horsehair, but sometimes would be bronze wire if the scop could afford it. Scops used triangular harps over any other type because they produce a louder sound, which benefited them and their audience, since they normally performed in large open areas...
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The harp's sound box helped the harp produce a more solid sound and was made from one piece of wood instead of many pieces like the modern harp. Scops who used harps had good singing voices and normally performed by song instead of reciting poetry. Unfortunately there are no surviving harps from the scop's time period, but there are numerous picture references to the instrument...
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