Kantele is an ancient traditional Finnic plucked string instrument. Amongst Finnic people the instrument has been known by names such as Kantele, Kannel, Kandeleh, Kāndla, Kandel, Kannõl and so on.
The beautiful sound of the Finnish instrument 'kantele', a national symbol for the country. Folk song by the girly group of Kardemimmit "Huoleton rakkauslaulu"
Kreeta Haapasalo Playing the Kantele in a Peasant Cottage,1868,oil on canvas, Robert Wilhelm Ekman. Still there are available Kantele-lessons as well as guitar-lessons in Finland.
Sanna Kurki-Suonio "Huria". Finnish singer, kantele player and composer in the contemporary folk / neo-folk music genre. She is probably most well-known for her work with the band Hedningarna, which extended over eight years between 1991 and 1999. She was also a founding member of the group Loituma.
Ida Elina and her concert kantele
Kantele eläväksi -hanke on julkaissut oppaan museoille kanteleiden luettelointia ohjaamaan. Oppaassa esitellään kantele soitintutkimuksen kannalta, kerrotaan mm. luokittelusta, osista, valokuvaamis…
Wood-burned Acoustic Instruments
Carol of Harvest- s/t. Psych folk from 1978.
Hand Embroidery Needles: How to Choose Them & Use Them
Confused about what type of needles to use for hand embroidery? Here's a run down on embroidery needles, how to choose the right needle for the job, and a discussion of needle sizes.
Nest- Fabled Lore. Finnish neofolk band.
Hungarian Neoclassical, Neofolk project! Erika szobája, by Tamás Kátai composer and performer in Thy Catafalque
Daemonia Nymphe (Δαιμόνια Νύμφη) is a Greek music band established in 1994 by Spyros Giasafaki and Evi Stergiou. The band's music is modeled after Ancient Greek music and is often categorized as ethereal, neoclassical, neofolk, or gothic.
Waterfall Steps, The Black Forest, Germany
Vilkduja - Jūra Kartu (Lithuanian Neofolk)
The Swedish Fiddlers: Music from the Gathering of the Fiddlers at Delsbo
This album features recordings of songs played at the 1978 Delsbostämman, an annual outdoor fiddlers’ gathering that takes place the first weekend in July in the village of Delsbo in Hälsingland, Sweden. Hundreds of spelmen (fiddlers) from across Sweden gather to play traditional fiddle tunes for ...
Awesome Website with loads of pics of Russian psaltries/guslis