- n. music A traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family.
- From Finnish kantele. (Wiktionary)
““In the Finnish mythology the divine Vainamoinen is said to have constructed the five-stringed harp, called kantele, the old national instrument of the Finns.”
“The sun sinks and Wilho Saari, the best kantele player, strikes up a tune and folks start dancing.”
“Sinikka Langeland (vocals, kantele), Lars Anders Tomter (viola), Kåre Nordstoga (organ) (ECM)”
“Sung by Sinikka Langeland, who also plays the 15-string Finnish kantele, these hymn-songs are wrapped around Bach, on solo viola or organ.”
“I can tell you quite honestly that the first time I played that Finnish kantele for more than a couple of minutes was to record that tango on this record.”
“Or did you have to find a Finnish kantele master to teach you this?”
“I've played my kantele in front of groups, but never in front of scholars.”
“Wish I could have been there to see and hear you play the kantele.”
“Too bad we didn't have more time for kantele duets!”
“Of course, I'll find an excuse to bring my kantele along as well.”
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