Kay- Check each of your wire strings. When they break, it’s usually just the inner core that breaks and the outer windings stay intact. So it looks OK but is as loose as a rubber band. If its not that then we’ll have to hunt for something else.
I had this happen Kay, try doing a scale up and down the harp. You should notice a string that is really flat. I predict theat it will be a 4th or 5th octive gut. This only happened once and after 3 attempts of pulling the flat string up to pitch, it finally gave out. Also, check the inside of the soundbord, it could be that your ancore knot was partially pulled through the eyelette.
Kay, another possibility for that sound might be that a segment of wound string on a tuning pin was too near the edge, and suddenly slipped off. In such a case, that string would now be too flat in pitch, and would need to be brought up to pitch.
Did you check the inside soundboard? Possibly a knot pulling throught the eyelette? Or…. perhaps a pedal wasn’t locked in position and it “popped” into flat? That happened to me in a concert (the result of more than four windings of red pedal felt).
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