celtic harp

Geoff Welham; Paraguayan and Celtic Harp String tuning charts

Find string charts for our harps so you can order new strings or use them as a guide to design your own harp. Select the string chart to suit your harp from the pages below. Note these charts are only for harps made or repaired by Geoff Welham.

36 STRING PARAGUAYAN HARP STRING DESIGN CHART

note range string 36 b flat ~60hz to string 1 B_flat

  STRING # NOTE COLOUR  VIBRATING
LENGTH (1)
WRAP SPECS QUANTITY
HIGHEST NOTE 1 Bb   3.150 .025"  
  2 A   3.937 .025"  
  3 G   4.843 .025"  
  4 F RED 5.709 .025"  
  5 E   6.496 .025"  
  6 D   6.890 .025"  
  7 C BLUE 7.480 .025"  
  8 Bb   8.858 .028"  
  9 A   9.449 .028"  
  10 G   10.236 .028"  
  11 F RED 10.827 .028"  
  12 E   11.614 .032"  
  13 D   12.402 .032"  
  14 C BLUE 12.992 .032"  
  15 Bb   13.701 .032"  
440HZ 16 A   14.567 .032"  
  17 G   15.354 .036"  
  18 F RED 16.339 .036"  
Guitar E top 19 E   17.520 .036"  
  20 D   18.780 .040"  
Middle C  21 MIDDLE C BLUE 20.5" 036/008  
  22 Bb   22" 036/008  
  23 A   23.5" 036/008  
Guitar G 24 G   25" 036/008  
  25 F RED 28.25* 036/008  
  26 E   29.5* 036/008  
Guitar D 27 D   31.75* 036/010  
  28 C Blue 33 040/010  
  29 Bb   35.25 045/010  
Guitar A 30 A   37 050/013  
  31 G   39.25 050/015  
  32 F RED 41 055/015  
low guitar E 33 E   42.75 055/018  
  34 D   44 060/018  
  35 C BLUE 45.75 060/020  
Lowest note 36 Bb   47 060/020  
             

(1) String lengths and diameters are in US inches because they come from the USA which  uses the imperial measurements

 

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