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May 8, 2008 4:28 PM

The harp's heavenly sounds fill Paraguay

Paraguayans of all stripes have plucked the harp since Jesuit missionaries first brought it to this impoverished, landlocked country nearly five centuries ago. Paraguayans have since made the harp their own, composing thousands of songs for it and even inventing their own smaller, more versatile version of the instrument.

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