The Welsh Triple Harp lays claim to the prime place in the
history of the harp in Wales. This harp has three rows of strings: the two
outer rows are tuned to the diatonic scale and semitones (or half steps)
are in the central row. This harp originated in Italy in the sixteenth
century. Soon, towards the end of 1600s, it arrived in Wales where it
developed into a larger instrument and soon became known as the Welsh or
This piece is played by Eleri Darkins.
The title is The Girl from Penderyn Common.
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