Beat Wolf, Swiss harpmaker, specializes in building reproductions of historical harps. His catalog pictures
the Gothic Harp (c. 1500), the Hook Harp (c. 1700), and the Louis XVI
Pedal Harp (18th c.). As well, Beat works in restoration of pedal harps
of the 18th and 19th centuries, and offers his specific experience of
historical harps and his wide-ranging archive on harp-related material
to museums and collections.
Harpists and their CDs featuring his harps are:
- Andrew Lawrence-King, "Amor ist mein Lied", 1996, Cristophorus CHR 77182
- Edward Witsenburg, "Orpheus with his Lute", 1998, Globe GLO 5182
- Nuria Llopis Areny, "Codex Huelgas" 1999, Sony SK 60846
- Naoko Yoshino,"Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto", 2000, Teldec Hamburg.
Beat Wolf has retired as of 2020, and is increasingly turning to the Fine Arts..