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  • noun Plural form of autoharp.

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Examples

  • It's too pricey, and looks kinda dumb, but might be useful in public playing (busking / begging) situations, where, because of laws against amplified music, busker keyboardists are often limited to autoharps and accordions (unless they want to drag a piano in).

    Look on my Keytar, ye mighty, and despair!

  • Also, it's only been very recently that solid body electric autoharps have become available--they've usually been acoustic folk instruments.

    Look on my Keytar, ye mighty, and despair!

  • Carter Family Fold in Hiltons the site of Johnny Cash's last concert and Clintwood, deep in coal country, to the farms near Floyd, music is still being made on fiddles and banjos, mandolins and guitars, dulcimers and autoharps.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Peter on February 5th, 2010 at 8: 43 am the 5: 40 slot devoted to an apparently endless succession of Ottawa folk-chanteuses with depressing lives and autoharps who will be appearing at the Black Sheep Inn. Screamingly funny, as is the rest.

    "BANPC" via James Bow in Google Reader

  • Saturday: Bowerbirds (Lincoln Hall) With a loose assembly of accordions, organs, upright basses and autoharps, Bowerbirds aren't going to rock -- not, at least, in the conventional sense of the term.

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  • Saturday: Bowerbirds (Lincoln Hall) With a loose assembly of accordions, organs, upright basses and autoharps, Bowerbirds aren't going to rock -- not, at least, in the conventional sense of the term.

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  • Saturday: Bowerbirds (Lincoln Hall) With a loose assembly of accordions, organs, upright basses and autoharps, Bowerbirds aren't going to rock -- not, at least, in the conventional sense of the term.

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  • The result is an array of sounds and experimentation: autoharps mixed with intense electronics, drum rhythms with lush keyboards and strings, and Khan's vocals sung wistfully over it all.

    CMJ New Music News

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