Recently I began my exploration into the world of instruments
unknown to us. Ideas of fusion.
Having a limited background in acoustics
and woodworking, although a very broad knowledge base
of instruments of the world, I formulated ideas of creating a Victorian-like
changing screen which would double as a gigantic Harp-Lyre.
The idea of a full, 3-panel changing screen, turned into a 2-panel; altering
the true definition.
To Learn more about my Harp-Lyre
just click on the image below
My next project developed into a
new type of bowed psaltery.
In which there are fixed pitches, as traditionally done,
BUT with my construction, the performer
is able to bend the fixed pitches up to
On my psaltery there are 6 pitches :
G2 A2 E3 G#3 A3 B3
It was first conceived to accompany
my Harp-Lyre, which is does beautifully,
although it has proved to be able to
(More to come including pictures & background history)