Finally, after dreaming about this for over a decade, the project of re-publishing some of the old phonograph recordings of Karelian kantele players has come true, and the work has started. The amount of work will be huge, and the project will probably last for several years, but the results will be published bit by […]Read more...
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March 08, 2019
February 28, 2019
We all know Elias Lönnrot (1802–1884) as the father of the Kalevala–the Finnish national epic. But what people usually don’t know is that he, among many other things, was also an innovator and a manufacturer of kantele instruments, as well as also a teacher of the kantele. Here is one example of Lönnrot’s kanteles; SM95 […]Read more...