Karelian Kantele Tradition

About Karelian kantele players, their music and instruments in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

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The Polymorphic Kantele

About kantele replicas, string materials and tuning.

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A Unique Runoi’s Kantele Camp, June 16-20, 2021, in Mekrijärvi, Ilomantsi

January 03, 2021

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Welcome to participate the unique kantele camp in the landscapes of the runosingers of Ilomantsi in June 16-20, 2021! This special workshop gives you the tools to combine the ancient runosong and the kantele with creative music making. You will be familiarized with the two most famous runosingers of Ilomantsi, Simana Sissonen and Mateli Kuivalatar, […]

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Six Hours of Exploratory Improvisation – The Analysis

January 02, 2021

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Arja’s analysis of the exploratory six-hour improvisation with the EEG-measurement in 2017 is now published at the Research Catalogue site. The analysis is available for download on the Research tab. Abstract Creativity is seen as a fundamental human capacity which also seems to be very sensitive in escaping scientifically controlled conditions. During the last decades, […]

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