Rauno Nieminen

rauno_nieminenRauno Nieminen is a Finnish multiinstrumentalist, instrument maker and researcher. He plays kantele, jouhikko, lyre and many other instruments. At the NHM 2017 in Viljandi, he is going to perform together with Estonian hiiu kannel player Janne Suits and Finnish jouhikko player Pekko Käppi.
They have created a project “bowed-lyre for children” (LASTE HIIU KANNEL) and developed two size types of small hiiu kannel, and will introduce these instruments, their sound, construction and playing technique. Also, there will be a presentation of a reprint of Rauno Nieminen’s book on the jouhikko.

Click here to visit Rauno’s website (in Finnish)

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