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Music Therapy Instrument: How to Play the Reverie Harp

The Reverie Harp is not really designed for playing conventional music, in fact it’s primary purpose is as a music therapy instrument. We’ll give you some tips on playing the Reverie Harp, ideas on what kind of music can be played on the Reverie Harp, and ideas for using the harp in a music therapy … Continue reading Music Therapy Instrument: How to Play the Reverie Harp

What is the Difference Between Reverie Harps?

We carry three kinds of finished Reverie Harps, and one Reverie Harp Kit. If you’re wondering what’s the difference between Reverie Harps, we’ve put together some information to help you compare them. The Deluxe Reverie Classic and the Deluxe Reverie 2 are built with the same woods. The only real difference between these two models … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Reverie Harps?

How to Replace a String on the Reverie Harp

If you’re wondering how to replace a string on the Reverie Harp, it’s easy. Broken strings are inevitable for all stringed instruments, including the Reverie Harp. It’s a normal part of the instrument’s lifespan. Have no fear, they are very easy to replace! For your Reverie, we recommend purchasing a spare set of strings from … Continue reading How to Replace a String on the Reverie Harp

How to Tune the Reverie Harp

Like any music therapy instrument, the Reverie Harp needs to be tuned. Each instrument comes with a paper tuning template that slides right under the strings to help you tune the Reverie Harp. We recommend you purchase an electronic tuner for accurate tuning if you don’t already own one.

Steel String Selector | What size string do I need for my musical instrument?

We often hear from folks that have “found an old zither in the attic” or “picked up this instrument at a garage sale” or had an instrument given to them by a well-intentioned friend or relative. There are a myriad variety of these old zithers, psalteries, ukelins, and other musical instruments around and most of … Continue reading Steel String Selector | What size string do I need for my musical instrument?

Wheelchair Bound Woodworker Enriches Lives

The following is a testimonial written by Charles Glasscock from his woodshop “Chuck’s Wooden Wonders”. To the folks at MusicMakers; I have built a number of your pre-cut kits as well as some from plans I bought from you and have been very pleased with the result. As a retired aerospace maintenance engineer/technical writer, I … Continue reading Wheelchair Bound Woodworker Enriches Lives

Resawing wood for soundboards

Take a look as we resaw some mahagony that will become a soundboard for a Reverie Harp. Considering purchasing a Reverie Harp? The Reverie Harp is a music therapy instrument designed to be played by everyone regardless of musical skill and produces soothing music, healing vibrations, and lightweight portability. Learn More About the Reverie Harp … Continue reading Resawing wood for soundboards

Alternative Tuning for Reverie Harp – Lullaby Tuning

By using the alternative tuning for Reverie Harp called “Lullaby Tuning”, you can accompany yourself as you sing.  A respected Music Therapist, David Melbye offers an excellent video demonstration and many tips about how he makes use of the Lullaby Tuning. Download the Lullaby Tuning Chart Get the Lullaby Tuning Songbook Considering purchasing a Reverie … Continue reading Alternative Tuning for Reverie Harp – Lullaby Tuning

“The Prospect” on Sounds of Spring Album featuring the Reverie Harp

Instruments – Reverie Harps This a track from a new CD we are excited to be offering. The CD was put together by some folks that have started a Reverie Harp Program at the Mayo Clinic’s Franciscan Healthcare in LaCrosse, WI. The CD features 6 tracks that were recording using 2 reverie harps. Some tracks … Continue reading “The Prospect” on Sounds of Spring Album featuring the Reverie Harp

Free Mp3 of Reverie Harp—Dream of Waves

This lovely work called “Dream of Waves” was composed by Quinn Friesen and performed on our Reverie 2.  You can check out more of her work and buy her CD by heading on over to her blog – Monk and Bard.com mp3 download Thanks for sharing this with us, Quinn! Featured image source: Pixabay Considering … Continue reading Free Mp3 of Reverie Harp—Dream of Waves

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