Are Paraguayan harps strung differently?

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    Audrey Nickel on #162657

    My husband got a bee in his bonnet to build me one of John Kovac’s PVC “Piper” harps (And I must say, it’s a novel idea.

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    jennifer-buehler on #162658

    I know that Paraguayan harps are strung differently but I thought the Fs were supposed to be blue and the Cs red.

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    michael-rockowitz on #162659
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    Audrey Nickel on #162660

    That’s what he’s done…reversed the color of the C’s and the F’s.

    I got an email from him saying the harp is tuned in G because tuning it up to concert pitch would be too much stress on the PVC.

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