Marimba Harp English?

Mentioned only by Irwin, who describes it as having �wooden bars, single stroke�. The bars are struck by hammers actuated by an electric or pneumatic mechanism. This stop is usually found on theatre organs.

Compare with Marimba.

Examples

Marimba Harp 8' (repeating), Solo; Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Austin 1926.

Marimba Harp Strike, Choir & Swell, Marimba Harp Repeat, Choir & Swell; Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA; Midmer-Losh 1929-32.

Marimba Harp; Fisher Theatre, Detroit, Michigan, USA; Wurlitzer 1928.

Bibliography

Irwin[1]: Percussions.
 
Original site compiled by Edward L. Stauff. For educational use only.
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