Harp (disambiguation)


Harp (disambiguation)

A harp is a stringed musical instrument.

Harp may also refer to:
* Clàrsach, a form of harp used in Ireland and Scotland from ancient times
* Celtic harp, another name for Clarsach, in use mainly since the 50s for the same kind of harp, also used in Brittany and Wales.
* Blues harp, a style of harmonica-playing in blues. Also refers to a diatonic harmonica itself.
* Jew's harp, an old instrument that is placed in the performer's mouth and plucked
* "Harp", a generic term for drums used in Rastafarian "grounation" ceremonies; these include the bass drum, "funde", and "kété"

Government projects
* Project HARP (High Altitude Research Project), a joint American-Canadian ballistic re-entry vehicle research project
* High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP), a communication and surveillance systems research project

Popular culture
* Harp Lager, a brand of beer
* "Harp" (magazine), an alternative music magazine
* High Adventure Role Playing, a role-playing game
* "HARP", the title of a 1985 folk album, which is an acronym of the album's artist names: Holly Near, Arlo Guthrie, Ronnie Gilbert, and Pete Seeger [http://www.peteseeger.net/discogra.htm]

Other
* Heparin affin regulatory peptide (also called pleiotrophin) a growth factor protein that has a high affinity for heparin
* Harpe, a type of sword
* "HARP" ("Highly Available, Reliable Persistent") file system, an experimental computer file system developed at MIT [http://pdos.csail.mit.edu/6.824/papers/harp.pdf]

ee also

* Harper


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