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Musician Pushes Boundaries with Earth Harp

Los Angeles musician William Close holds the world record for the longest stringed instrument, a device he invented and has played around the world called the Earth Harp.   Close uses resin-coated gloves to demonstrate the instrument at his Malibu studio, with strings stretched from the instrument to metal stakes in an adjacent hillside that overlooks the coastline. The harp's strings in this configuration are 30 meters (98 feet) long, and he says the idea in this or longer...

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