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Popular Article: Aeolian harp

Aeolian Harp at the Hohenbaden castle, Baden-Baden
The aeolian harp or wind harp is a musical instrument that is "played" by the wind, which initiates harmonic resonances to create the harp's often eerie sound. Also known as the harmonic harp and spirit harp, the aeolian harp originated in ancient Greece. The instrument takes its name from the Greek god of the wind, Aeolus, since its other-worldly sounds are initiated by the movement of the wind over its strings.