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Camac Telenn Kadiou 34 String Harp in Ebony

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The Telenn Kadiou harp is a 34 fluorocarbon lever harp made by the well-known artisan French make, Camac Harps.

  • Range: A1 - C34
  • Strings: 34 strings - Kurschner fluorocarbon (A1-A29) and Galli lever harp bass wires (G30-C34).
  • Body: Made of maple
  • Soundboard: Made of sprucewood
  • Height (max): 120cm
  • Weight: 8kg

Weighing just 8 kilos, the Telenn Kadiou is as easy to transport as it is to play. Its light string tension, combined with standard Camac lever harp spacing, lets you play the fastest Irish reel without tensing up or tiring. The fluorocarbon strings, long preferred by Early Music specialists, sound like gut yet are as practical as nylon: they are strong and hold their tuning well. The broad and panelled sound box gives a full, clear sound. The Telenn Kadiou is an ideal instrument for early and traditional music: Medieval, Celtic, Renaissance, Latin American, Baroque or Klezmer! Its name was given to it by its inspiration, Dominic Bouchad, in memory of he 'Kadiou' harper of Quimper who was in the service of Duke Hoel of Cornwall in 1069. At this time harps were already accompanying Breton lais - sung poems which are the basis of soniou and gwerziou, ongs popular to this day. 

Optional Extra: Camac 34 String Harp Padded Bag

For more details about this or any other Camac Harp, please do not hesitate to contact us. 


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