The Lucky Harp

The Lucky Harp is a meticulously recorded, and incredibly deeply sampled Celtic Harp recorded through the best high end gear including a Royer 121 and crystal clean preamps for a truly beautiful sound.

The instrument is recorded very dry with minimal ambience so you can add your own reverb (or use the included custom IR that suits the instrument) and in both diatonic (the instruments natural tones and range) and chromatic (extended notes and range).

Requires the full version of Kontakt 5.3 or higher.

$ 30.00

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Bad Cat Samples


470 MB


The Lucky Harp by Bad Cat Samples

2 Videos


“The Lucky Harp” is a meticulously recorded, and incredibly deeply sampled Celtic Harp instrument. Offering 6 Velocities Layers, and 6 Round Robins giving 36 unique samples per string. The particular instrument that we sampled was a 26 string Diatonic Celtic Harp in the key of C. Our goal was to offer something incredibly deep and extremely expressive, and we are very pleased with this latest offering.

Recorded through a Royer 121, and run through crystal clean preamps and pristine conversion, The result is something truly dark & beautiful. We opted for a “dry” sound with minimal ambience, and have included a custom IR that suits the instrument well. Offering control over attack & release, reverb, and a gentle boost/cut at 12k, We have no doubts that this instrument will make its way to the top of your ‘go to’ harp choices. Suitable for solo pieces, & or within a full track, this instrument will be sure to inspire!

There are 2 patches that come with the instrument, A Diatonic patch, offering the instruments natural tones, and a chromatic patch, that has been extended from the diatonic. 936 samples in total, delivered in 24bit / 48khz .wav format. Check out the videos & sound cloud playlist to listen first hand!! From all of us at Bad Cat, Cheers, & Enjoy..


  • A deeply sampled Celtic Harp instrument
  • Runs in Kontakt 5.3+
  • Custom Impulse Response
  • Attack, release, reverb, and gentle eq control
  • 6 Velocity Layers – 6 Round Robins
  • Diatonic & Chromatic Patch included
  • Over 900 samples in a 470 MB Download


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