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Soul Of Kantele / Sinikka & Matti Kontio

Release Date: 12/16/2008 
Label:  Ondine   Catalog #: 933  
Composer:  Various
Performer:  Matti KontioSinikka Kontio
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

The kantele is a traditional plucked instrument from Finland with a unique sound somewhat akin to a dulcimer or zither. Soloists Sinikka and Matti Kontio perform a variety of Finish themes in this colorful album.

1. Koitere, Karjalan helmi - Koitere, The Pearl of Karelia 2:50
2. Karjalan poikia - Karelia Boys 2:11
3. Annin valssi - Anni’s Waltz 2:40
4. Ol’ kaunis kesäilta - It Was a Beautiful Summer Night 3:18
5. Polska 125 2:55
6. Oi, jos nukkua saisin - Oh, If Only Sleep Would Come 2:17
7. Paronin paras polkka - The Baron’s Best Polka 2:33
8. Maan korvessa kulkevi - The Guardian Angel 3:02
9. Lohi-Marjatan valssi - Salmon-Marjatta’s Walz 2:21
10. Porilaisten
Read more marssi - March of the Pori Regiment 3:56
11. Hiskin Jenkka - Hiski’s Schottische 1:51
12. Lännen valssi - Waltz of the West 2:35
13. Waiwainen walitan waikiast’ - In My Wretchedness I Complain 4:13
14. Vanhan kartanon kehräävä rukki - The Spinning Wheel of the Old Manor 2:43
15. Brisatka 5:47
16. Kissalan tytöt - Kissala Ladies 2:48
17. Merimiehen jenkka - The Seaman’s Schottisch 3:03
18. Sotamarsalkka Mannerheimin marssi - March of Field Marshal Mannerheim 3:09
19. Koitere, Karjalan helmi - Koitere, The Pearl of Karelia 1:38

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Sinikka Kontio (Järvinen), kantele
Matti Kontio, kantele

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Works on This Recording

Work(s) by Various
Performer:  Matti Kontio (Kantele), Sinikka Kontio (Kantele)

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