The Lamont harp
The Instruments section of this website presents my research projects which relate to Gaelic harps as physical objects.
Old harps - the first and most comprehensive online catalogue of the surviving historic Gaelic harps. About 18 actual instruments, from medieval times up to the 18th century, are known to survive, preserved in museums and private collections. I started this major research project to catalogue and describe these old harps in 2004, and continue to update and improve it. More...
Stringing - an online paper discussing the history, theory and application of setting up and stringing a Gaelic harp. Originally written in 2004, with occasional additions and updates to 2009. More...