Kantele

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Kantele

 

a Karelian-Finnish plucked stringed instrument. It is related to the Estonian kannel, the Latvian kokle, theLithuanian kankles, and the Russian wing-shaped (“ringing”) gusli.

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