Autoharp vs Autoharpist - What's the difference?

autoharp | autoharpist |


As nouns the difference between autoharp and autoharpist

is that autoharp is a string instrument having a series of chord bars attached to dampers which mute all the strings other than those that form the desired chord while autoharpist is one who plays the autoharp.

autoharp

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A string instrument having a series of chord bars attached to dampers which mute all the strings other than those that form the desired chord
  • * {{quote-news, year=2007, date=March 9, author=Jon Pareles, title=Three Bands on Trips That Lead to the ’60s, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Mr. Droste is usually the more ethereal, with the sweeter voice and the gentler melodies; he was the one strumming an autoharp for “Lullabye,” while Mr. Bear tapped a glockenspiel, and Christopher Taylor played a flute. }}

    See also

    * (wikipedia "autoharp") * zither

    autoharpist

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who plays the autoharp.