Brendan Ring has just posted his first video clip playing the new Trinity College Harp by William MacDonald of Skye. This one is strung all in gold, and as you will hear, has found its voice early. Enjoy the lush sound of Brendan’s playing. The tune is a piobaireachd entitled Clan Ranald’s March to Edinburgh.
See and hear for yourself what you may think of the sound of gold throughout the instrument. Some commentators on the WireHarp list think gold isn’t worth the investment, but I heartily disagree. If you’d like a closer look at the instrument, William MacDonald has posted a video clip:
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