Karelian Kantele Tradition

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The 11-String Kantele Guidebook, In Visible Vibration, now also as a downloadable file

March 30, 2020

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The 11-string kantele guidebook In Visible Vibration is now available also as a downloadable pdf. At the Temps Store there are two options; you can get both the physical guidebook and the downloadable file + the Last Gathering CD for 19,00 € from here, or you can buy just the downloadable file for 9,99 € […]

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Runosong Melodies on a 5-string Kantele

March 21, 2020

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The Finnish-Karelian 5-string kantele played with the old plucking technique was a part of the ancient runosong culture. The kanteleplayers played the runosong melodies, improvised, and the instrument could also be used to accompany the runosongs. Old runosong melodies were published in two collections during the early 20th century: Inkerin runosävelmiä (Runosong melodies from Ingria, […]

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