This depends upon so much to answer this question. My 23 holds it’s tune very well but I tune it everyday, even though it doesn’t sound out of tune. When the strings are new it really needs it but after a year it holds up well even when I’ve moved it for
My small bray harp holds its tuning amazingly well, with gut strings. Much more so than my first harp. . . a nylon/”celtic” lever harp. I keep it in pythagorean tuning, which it likes a lot more than equal temperament (and sounds better for early music too.)
When you tune a harp every day, you have very little to do. If you do it less frequently there will be more that you have to fuss with.
I’ve always been fascinated by the phenomenon of pitch memory in wood instruments. I don’t know why it’s true, but an instrument does remember what its pitches should sound like if it’s tuned and played regularly.
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