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.


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.


Irwin[1]: Percussions.
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