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Silver Harp Bundle - EMS 22 String Heather Harp

13 reviews
£399.58 excluding VAT (UK Export Price)
Our 22-string Heather Harp is an inexpensive, but substantially built Celtic lever harp. This harp is an ideal starter instrument for those wanting to get started before investing in a larger, more expensive harp. The size means that it also makes a great travelling harp. It can be played on the lap, although for smaller players it would work better on a small table or stall due to its size.

This harp is strung with nylon strings which have a low tension. Low tension is perfect for players who have weaker fingers,or problems with finger movement.

Our Heather harp has semi-tone levers on all of the strings. These are made of metal and work well and even improve with regular playing! It is made of beech with a laminated soundboard. It is an attractive harp with a painted Celtic design and traditional style carvings. 

The range of our Heather harp is 3 octaves, starting on the C below middle C. We recommend tuning this harp in the standard lever harp tuning - Eb major.

Please click here to read our harp guide.

Listen to the Heather Harp here


  • Canvas soft-padded case
  • Tuning key

Silver Harp Bundle

The silver harp bundle comes with this 22-string lever harp, a tuning key, a soft-padded case, a tuner, a spare set of strings and a harp tutor book. 


  • Height: 35"
  • Weight: 5.5kg
  • Range: 3 octaves

Heather Harp range

New to the harp? Why not read our beginner's guide to buying a harp!

For further details or advice, please do not hesitate to contact us.                   

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    Ian B.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    All Good

    Very pleased with purchase. Thanks

    Pat S.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Good value - much better than I’d expected for the price; a very nice starter instrument.

    A handsome instrument with a pleasant sound. Low tension strings so I didn’t expect it to be very loud, and it isn’t. Tuning encouragingly stable after the first week or so. The semitone levers work smoothly, and when I tested them I found most were well adjusted & the semitones were accurate. A couple of levers did need adjusting but that was easy to do with the key provided. I’d ordered the instrument with some trepidation as I have read a lot of horror stories about “cheap” harps made in the “Far East”. I was pleasantly surprised. Of course it isn’t the same as a made-to-order harp from a top workshop at five times the price (or more!), but it is a fine starter instrument. The soft case is only lightly padded but fits well. As this instrument will probably mainly be purchased by beginners, it was a pity there wasn’t even a basic instruction leaflet covering eg how to adjust the the levers to ensure the semitones were accurate, the best strategy for initial tuning (ie not try and take it right up to pitch straight away), and how to look after the wood. The harp was very well packed for shipping, which was just as well, as it had not been well treated by the courier company; outer box arrived damaged and damp; I could not have returned the harp in it if I had wanted to. I phoned the Early Music Shop when I was trying to decide which harp to buy, and was given very helpful advice.

    Hf M.
    Denmark Denmark


    Being a harp noob, I might impress easily. However, I really like the sound, looks and feel of the harp. So far I am quite satisfied. Tons of fun to play it!

    Ann L.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Very happy customer!

    I confess that the harp has exceeded all expectations, whether in sound or ease of playing. A super introduction to the harp and the amount of music found so far is quite surprising. You could develop quite a way before investing in a larger, more expensive one - but could easily be happy to stay with this!

    David C.
    United Kingdom United Kingdom

    Good product

    Purchased as gift for my wife. Arrived as described and in good order. Looks nice and she likes it.