Easy steps on learning how to make melodic variations on a 5-string kantele.
Playing runosong melodies on a 5-string kantele.
A replica of the kantele which was bought in 1906 from the runosinger Iivana Shemeikka
Two 19th century northern style hollow kantele replicas made by Rauno Nieminen.
Experimenting different brass and bronze wires on 5-string kanteles made by Billy Horne.
Experimenting the changes in the sound when changing the string material from steel to bronze and brass, and also when changing the pitch.
The timbre difference between three different brass wires on the 5-string kantele made by Billy Horne.
Experimenting with two different thicknesses of bronze wire on an old 5-string school kantele.
An improvisation on the 15-string kantele (made by Keijo Säteri, Leppävirta, Finland).
An example of making variations on an old dance tune – the original transciption from 1917.
Playing the steel and the brass string kantele with different techniques.