Noun(1) a chordophone that has a triangular frame consisting of a sounding board and a pillar and a curved neck; the strings stretched between the neck and the soundbox are plucked with the fingers(2) a pair of curved vertical supports for a lampshade(3) a small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole
Verb(1) come back to(2) play the harp
(1) The prelude to Scene 2 meanwhile shows Poulenc's play with brass and woodwinds in give and take, while puckishly plucked strings and harp play with each other in the background.(2) The six Irish singers and musicians feature a number of musical styles and the line-up incudes fiddles, whistles, harp , banjo, mandola, piano, guitars, bodhrÔö£├¡ns and more.(3) I casually plucked a few strings on the harp then strolled over to the harpsichord.(4) As if a film about three women has to have all the traditionally feminine sounds, and you can't get more feminine than strings, piano and harp .(5) It is appealing, fresh, and redolent of the open air, and the composer's use of the harp and an orchestral piano lend the symphony, particularly the first movement, a glittering quality.(6) Bennett's writing is highly sensitive, with delicate writing for the harp and harpsichord, as well as for the violist.(7) Papa had been teaching him to play the blues harp(8) Pressing the magic fax button was for him far more alarming than the intricacies of the concert, pedal harp .(9) Ravel's Le Tombeau de Couperin, Menuet Antique and Pavane pour une infante dÔö£┬«funte are finely crafted readings as are Debussy's two Danses for harp and string orchestra.(10) Materials for the Rebec would be much the same as for the harp or lyre, although the Rebec has only three strings.(11) I don't want to harp on about the past(12) Later, McChrystal asked Metcalf for an orchestration, first for strings, and then for strings and harp , which is the version McChrystal played here.(13) On the modern harp , players pluck the strings near the middle with the pads of their fingers.(14) The angels are playing a collection of musical instruments, including the harp , tambourine, cymbals, lyre and psaltery.(15) Percussion is used judiciously in these pieces, adding colour and texture at important points, whilst strings provide background and harp and wind carry most of the melodic weight.(16) The composer has made a kind of ├ö├ç├┐concerto for orchestra├ö├ç├û and features the harp and clarinet in its later stages as concertante instruments.