Is the paraguayan Harp easier on the fingers than the regular celtic harp?

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    unknown-user on #163013

    I am interested in buying a paraguayan harp, due to the bright sound and special effects that the Paraguayan harp has over the Celtic harp.
    However, would playing the Paraguayan harp be easier on your fingers?

    Please reply.

    tony-morosco on #163014

    They are almost impossible to compare because of the differences of individual harps and the differences in playing technique.

    Both Celtic and Paraguayan harps can have various string spacing and tension, although it is my experience that Paraguayan harps are a bit more consistent in terms of being lightly strung, but both have a lot of variation and there is no standard recognized for either.

    The reason I believe for

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