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  • #73842
    brook-boddie
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    Just curious if anyone out there owns or has owned a Pratt lever harp.

    #73843

    I played one at the AHS conference in Dearborn last year. I thought it was maybe the best lever harp I ever played, but they are too expensive for me. My money goes into my pedal harp.

    Briggsie

    #73844
    sherry-lenox
    Participant

    Check out the new model at Summerhays Music.

    #73845
    brook-boddie
    Participant

    Briggs, that was my impression too.

    #73846
    Jennifer Browning
    Participant

    I’ve had my Pratt Chamber harp for nearly a year and I love it.

    #73847
    brook-boddie
    Participant

    Jennifer,

    My ears are picky too, but I really was blown away by the sound.

    #73848
    brook-boddie
    Participant

    And, actually, they seem to fall pretty much in the middle in terms of lever harp prices.

    #73849
    Jerusha Amado
    Participant

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    That’s what I was thinking also.

    #73850
    Jennifer Browning
    Participant

    Yes, the Pratts are visually beautiful!

    #73851
    diana-day
    Participant

    Sounds like a wonderful harp! I went to the website and can’t find any info about what the various models weigh. How heavy are they?

    #73852
    brook-boddie
    Participant

    Diana,

    I ended up renting the harp that I discussed above, and I can tell you that it’s quite heavy.

    #73853
    diana-day
    Participant

    I looked up the Prelude 40 and it weighs 44 pounds, so if the Pratt lever harps are heavier that’s saying something! But they still probably weigh a lot less than most pedal harps. Wish I could hear a sound clip of one being played.

    #73854

    Brook,

    Obviously we are on different playing fields when it comes to $$$. To me that is a lot of money — even for a good lever harp. I found something I like for much less money, but if you want it and can do it, go for it.

    Briggs

    #73855
    Indra Prabowo
    Participant

    You can check out these videos, I believe this lady use a Pratt Nancy Rae lever harp..
    BeautifulHarpMusic
    It sounds pretty much like pedal harp for me. .And after seeing her playing

    #73856
    diana-day
    Participant

    Thanks, Indra. The sound clips of the Nancy Rae are gorgeous. I

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