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EARTH HARP

 

THE world's LONGEST STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

Innovation Plaza  presents The Country’s Tallest Musical Instrument.  LA based installation artist and musician William Close has developed over 100 new types of musical instruments including the, “Earth Harp.” The Earth Harp is the largest stringed instrument on the planet. The body of the instrument rests on the stage and the strings travel out over the audience attaching to the back of the venue, transforming it into the instrument. The giant long strings are played with violin resin covered gloves. The player runs their hands along the strings creating beautiful cello like tones.

An instrument unlike anything Bach or Beethoven could have ever imagined!
— New York Times

William Close will attach his famed Earth Harp to the top of an 900ft skyscraper and transform it into The Country’s Tallest Musical Instrument. This innovative concert experience will push the creative boundaries on how to make music and how to present it. This activation will have two performances and be free to the public, mesmerizing attendees. This once in a lifetime musical spectacle has proven to be a sight and sound experience for all ages. 

 

INNOVATION PLAZA IS HOSTED BY

i3 Arts Fest and Grand Performances