Originally Posted by larryace
Yea I knew the harp had pedals. Really, I did.
OK so I didn't know that. How could I miss that? I'm an idiot.
Also, doesn't every grand piano basically have a harp inside?
The ideas are similar. There are pieces that actually use the nature of the Piano's strings to great effect (look up John Cage's pieces for Prepared Piano). In a Piano though, the pedals do totally different things - either applying dampening or taking away the dampening. If you want any pictures of the inside of a piano, we have a grand piano in the next room. The Piano is inherently chromatic, the harp can be
but there are a lot of different types of harp!