kannel (Traditional Estonian plucked psaltery)

~ String instrument


National symbol of Estonia, related to Finnish kantele. While traditionally a small instrument with 5 to 7 strings, some newer versions are much bigger, with up to 50 strings.


related instruments:kanklės (Traditional Lithuanian plucked psaltery)
kantele (Traditional Finnish plucked psaltery)
kokle (Traditional Latvian plucked psaltery)
related instruments:gusli (Traditional Russian plucked psaltery)
part of:Baltic psalteries (Family of Baltic box-zithers)
Wikidata:Q3732881 [info]