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Kantele

The Kantele

The kantele is a plucked psaltery from Finland. The kantele and its cousins – the Latvian kokle, Lithuanian kanklės, Estonian kannel and Russian gusli – are known as Baltic psalteries. I play the diatonic folk kantele. Most folk kanteles range from 5-11 strings, but mine is a large 19 string kantele. The additional bass strings … Continue reading The Kantele

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Thank you for visiting my Instruments and Insights blog. Here I’ve written my thoughts about the instruments I play and some insights into sound healing and the joys and challenges of being a conscious musician. Here too, I’ve shared some stories about my experiences while listening to the land and experiencing the reality that is the Deep Song.

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