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.
|part of:||Baltic psalteries (Family of Baltic box-zithers)|
|related instruments:||gusli (Traditional Russian plucked psaltery)|
kanklės (Traditional Lithuanian plucked psaltery)
kantele (Traditional Finnish plucked psaltery)
kokle (Traditional Latvian plucked psaltery)