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Turid Spildo - Nykkjen (Norway)

Annbjørg Lien - Baba Yaga (Norway)

Baba Yaga - Annbjørg Lien

Spindel - Aminje (Norway)

Tone Hulbækmo - Kåmma No... (Norway)

Tone Hulbækmo - Kåmma No ....

Catherine-Ann Macphee - Chi Mi'n Geamhradh (Scotland)

Ranarim - För Världen Älskar Vad Som Är Brokot (Sweden)


Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh - Imeall (Ireland)

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Altan - Harvest Storm (Ireland)

Triakel - Thyra (Sweden)

Emilia Amper - Trollfågeln (Sweden)

Guzheng | The guzheng or gu zheng (Chinese: 古箏; pinyin: gǔzhēng, sometimes called simply zheng (箏, gu 古 means "ancient"), is a Chinese plucked zither. It has 18-23 or more strings and movable bridges.

The koto (箏) | a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument, similar to the Chinese zheng, the Mongolian yatga, the Korean gayageum and the Vietnamese đàn tranh. The koto is the national instrument of Japan. Photo by Stéphane Barbery

Eva Alkula, kantele player | A kantele or kannel is a traditional plucked string instrument of the zither family native to Finland, Estonia, and Karelia. It is related to the Russian gusli the Latvian kokle and the Lithuanian kankles. Together these instruments make up the family known as Baltic psalteries. The oldest forms of kantele have 5 or 6 horsehair strings and a wooden body carved from one piece. From

Norwegian hardingfele | the hardanger fiddle is a member of the violin family. Hardanger fiddles are highly decorated instruments usually ornamented with bone, mother of pearl and pen and ink drawings. The hardanger fiddle is also quite unusual in that it has a second set of strings, usually four or five lower strings. The second set are called drone strings and they run under the fingerboard and through the center of the bridge.

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Jouhikko | a bowed lyre, related to welsh crwth and swedish talharpa, amongst others. A bowed lyre of ancient Finnish origin, related to similar northern European instruments. Body is oak, soundboard heat processed birch, bridge, the string extension piece and the neck reinforcement are ash, and the tuning pegs are beech. Strings are made of horsehair.

Jouhikko by taika-kim on deviantART
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    Megan Wilczynski

    National Estonia/Sweden instrument