Dusty Strings Ravenna 34

Quality construction meets affordability with this stave-back, reliable, full-range instrument offering  almost five full octaves of distinctive Dusty Strings sound. It has a warm, strong bass balanced by a bright, clear treble, and even string tension for precision while playing.

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When ordering a harp, we prefer you to call us to place your order.  With all the different options and accessories, sometimes a phone conversation is better, especially if you have questions about the various options. Please call before coming out to look at harps, because our harp inventory varies from day to day.

Quality construction meets affordability with this stave-back, reliable, full-range instrument!

The Ravenna 34 offers almost five full octaves of distinctive Dusty Strings sound in a very affordable instrument. It has a warm, strong bass balanced by a bright, clear treble, even string tension for precision while playing, and high-quality materials and refined craftsmanship for lasting value.

Loveland sharping levers are standard on C, F and B strings. The optional built-in leg ($95) drops smoothly into place to solidly hold the harp at the player’s ideal height; with a 20″ range of adjustment, the harp can easily be played sitting or standing. 34 strings with low C. Additional levers may be installed for $27.50 each.

Soundboard: Clear finished laminated European birch
Neck and Pillar: Solid Ash with Black lacquer finish
Soundbox: Laminated European birch with black ash-grained vinyl veneer

Maximun height: 49 inches Height at top of soundbox: 39 inches Weight: approx. 19 lbs.

Standard with sharping levers on C, F and B: $2335.00

With full set of Loveland Levers: 2695.00

The CD34 Case is a form-fitting, soft-shell case featuring foam padding, a cordura exterior, zipper closing, a shoulder strap, and a variety of pockets for holding music accessories and harp legs. The optional back pack straps allow the harp to balance comfortable on the back. Price: CD34 Case:—$360.00; optional backpack straps—$35.00


Additional sharping levers, installed when harp is built: $27.50 ea

Black lacquer on neck and column: Currently Standard!

Natural Ash neck and column with clear lacquer option: $50.00 (limited availability)

Burgundy or Green neck and soundbox: $195.00

Drop-Down Leg: $95.00

Ravenna 34 Stand: $185.00

Pickup System, internal mount factory installed: $445.00

We will contact you about shipping costs – determined by your location. 

The Dusty Strings Ravenna 34 is available for pick-up in our store, or we can drop ship it to you.  Please call us to confirm availability, as our stock varies from day to day.

Prices subject to change without notice.  If you want to buy a harp, please call us at 1-281-890-4500 so we can make sure you have all the details and accessories you desire.

Downloadable Product Information

Here at Melody’s we offer a wide array of music books and accessories.  In the music book category, you may have a choice between PDFs (or MP3s) and paper books. If there is a choice, you are required to click either the paper version or PDF version before you can put an item into your cart. There should be no shipping charge for download music.  If there are physical products in your cart at the same time, your total will reflect shipping for those physical items.

Products that are download only will have a narrow blue banner toward the top of the description.   Products that are only available as physical/paper will not have a choice for you to make in order to add to your cart, nor will they have the narrow blue banner signifying download only.

After you check out, you are directed back to your receipt where you can download your music. Also, you will receive an email thanking you for your order with links that will take you to your downloads. Please add melodytradmusic@gmail.com to your approved e-mail list. If you do not receive an e-mail within a few minutes after you place your order, check your spam folder.

If you created an account with us, you can also find your downloads by going to “My Account” and clicking on the “Downloads” link.  We highly recommend that you create an account so that you can refer to your order history whenever you want.

Depending on your computer settings, when you click on your download link, 1 –  it may open automatically, 2 – it may go into your “downloads” folder, or 3 – your computer may prompt you to “save as”. 

If you have a problem with your downloads, please contact us at MelodyTradMusic@gmail.com  for assistance. Because our website contains so many titles, on occasion we have overlooked uploading a PDF here or there.  When you notify us of this, we make the correction immediately.  Please note that downloads are not “returnable.”


Depending on your computer settings, when you click on your download link, 1 –  it may open automatically, 2 – it may go into your “downloads” folder, or 3 – your computer may prompt you to “save as”.  If you can’t find your PDF, look in your “downloads” folder first.  The title of the PDF may not match the title of the book, so you may want to change the title to what you will remember. After you have located your download, please either remember that it is in your “downloads” folder, or better yet, move it to another folder on your computer with a name that you will remember.

Your respect of the copyright laws will help support the musicians and arrangers who created this music, and will encourage more harp music to be produced in the future. Please do not make multiple copies to pass on to others. You can help keep downloadable harp music viable and available by encouraging your students, friends, and relatives to purchase their own copies. Thank you for your assistance in this endeavor.


On our website, folkharp.com, we offer a wide selection of paper and download music. We were always in a quandary about publications having several parts, or that include sound files. After realizing that we can place multiple files into one folder and “zip” it up, we are now able to offer book + cd options.

What we do: sound files and the PDF book are placed into a folder and zipped. The zipped folder is inserted into the product on the back end of the web site.

What you receive: after you purchase, you receive a zipped folder. This is a folder that literally has a picture of a zipper on it, indicating there is more than one document in the folder.

What you do with it: Generally by double clicking on the folder, it automatically opens up. The challenge lies in whether or not you have a program that unzips these folders. If you do, it is as simple as double clicking and the contents are revealed. Alternately, you can right click on the folder, which brings up choices, one of which is “open with” – you then click on your unzip program.

If you don’t have a program to unzip your files you’ll have a challenge! Recently I bought a small laptop for my zoom lessons. This laptop did not come with winzip, or any other kind of program that unzips these folders. The computer kept wanting me to purchase winzip for $29.  I found another program that does a great job, and it is free. 7-zip unzips all my compressed (zipped) folders! It is open source and you can find out more here:https://www.7-zip.org/

We hope all this information is helpful to you.

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