Henry Dagg’s Sharpsichord


In this episode of Spine TV’s Into The World Of…, they visit the studio/workshop of sound sculptor and musician Henry Dagg (Faversham, Kent, England) who hand-built a beautiful pin-barrel harp commissioned by the English Folk Dance and Song Society. The machine took four painstaking years to complete.

More behind the scenes pics here.

4 thoughts on “Henry Dagg’s Sharpsichord

  1. Doctroid says:

    That’d be the English Folk Dance and Song Society — founded by Cecil Sharp, which I presume is where the name came from.

    1. Gareth Branwyn says:

      Fixed. Thanks!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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