aeolian harp

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a harp having strings tuned in unison

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It was like the voice of a soul that had once lived in an AEolian harp. This must be one of Nature's inconsistencies.
He hears the echoes of a horn in a hill country, in the Notch Mountains, for example, which converts the mountains into an Aeolian harp,--and this supernatural tiralira restores to him the Dorian mythology, Apollo, Diana, and all divine hunters and huntresses.
Kim Colebrook's extraordinary memorial to Aberfan, Survival, sat in the quiet and reflective studio space, while our current exhibition, Jazz Finds, features two beautiful aeolian harps crafted by recently graduated metal designer Frederick Andrews, from Hereford Art College."
Our own Aeolian harps get tuned to play music that makes the world richer for its sounds.
Taking inspiration from this 1850s-set western's stark landscape and the ever-present howling wind, Beltrami experimented with Aeolian harps and rigged instruments to produce "wind music."