Clive Morley Harps offers a streamlined website that looks very professional, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have a lot of luck finding the harp you want. We included Clive Morley Harps in our list of the best online harp sites because they do take such an interest in antique and period harps. They deal in these specialty kinds of harps: Erard, Erat, Dodd, Naderman, McEwan, Holderness, and Stumpf.
If you are in need of harp restoration services you should definitely check them out or if you want to find a period harp, they will most likely be able to help you. In addition, Clive Morley Harps offers financing and online shopping.
Clive Morley Harps offer a very limited inventory of harps, but if you are looking for an antique harp, you will definitely want to check out their website.
As far as accessories, they do offer them, but it is a very limited selection.
Clive Morley Harps claim to supply the finest quality of gut, synthetic gut, nylon, and wire harp strings for lever and pedal harps. If you don’t know the type of string you want, they offer help on how to pick the type of string you need.
Clive Morley Harps have one of the most impressive private collections of period harps in working order in the world. They offer pedal harps, non-pedal harps, antique harps and second hand harps.
As far as specific brands for sale, we could only find that they offer Dusty Springs harps.
We really liked the fact that the Clive Morley Harps website offers a link to area harp attractions. Clive Morley Harps has a few instructional books on things such as troubleshooting your harp and a harpist survival guide. They offer a great beginners guide that includes purchasing recommendations and how-to's that show you how to tune your harp and change the strings. We also like the fact that some of the harps come with carrying cases.
The Clive Morley Harps website features a lot of information regarding servicing. They explicitly explain why servicing needs to be done and what types of servicing needs to be done.
We found a lot of very good information on general harp care and they made recommendations on harp insurers.
We did like the drop down menu for images so the customer can select and view different parts of the harp; however, overall, the website was very difficult to use and navigate. Many times we were looking for harps and we would find accessories or sheet music.
The way the harps were organized was difficult to understand and the fact that we had to click on a thumbnail just to see information was frustrating to us. In addition, we noticed that the height and weight information was not available for all of the harps listed.
Clive Morley Harps does a great job of restoring and displaying antique harps. If you have an old harp and you would like to have it restored to recital standard, Clive Morley Harps is the place to go.