iGlassHarp (App Store link) is a new virtual glass harmonica for the iPhone.
The ‘Glass Harp’ is a Crystallophone, meaning instruments that create sound through the vibration of glass or other brittle substances Also referred to as a “Seraphim” (perhaps due to the heavenly sounds), or “Angelic Organ.”
A Glass Harp consists of a number of crystal glasses of varying sizes. When rubbed along the rim with wet finger, the vibrations create musical notes. Its beautiful tones have been enjoyed since the 1700’s.
- Actual digitally recorded tones were used in the production
- 24 sampled notes
- C Major scale
- Simple to use
If you’ve used iGlassHarp, leave a comment with your thoughts!