Baltic psalteries (Family of Baltic box-zithers)

~ Family

Description

Family of related plucked box-zithers from the Baltic area, each hold a strong traditional significance within their respective communities Members include: * Kantele from Finland * Kannel from Estland * Kanklės from Lithuania * Kokles from Latvia * Gusli from Russia/Belarus Additional members include the Russian Mari-people's Kusle, the Latvian Livonian-people's Kāndla and the Sápmi Harpu

Annotation

Family of related plucked box-zithers from the Baltic area, each hold a strong traditional significance within their respective communities

Members include:

* Kantele from Finland
* Kannel from Estland
* Kanklės from Lithuania
* Kokles from Latvia
* Gusli from Russia/Belarus

Additional members include the Russian Mari-people's Kusle, the Latvian Livonian-people's Kāndla and the Sápmi Harpu

Annotation last modified on 2018-02-27 12:03 .

Relationships

consists of: gusli (Traditional Russian plucked psaltery)
kanklės (Traditional Lithuanian plucked psaltery)
kannel (Traditional Estonian plucked psaltery)
kantele (Traditional Finnish plucked psaltery)
kokle (Traditional Latvian plucked psaltery)
type of: zither
Wikidata: Q4852742 [info]