Related to the harp but positioned horizontally by the player, the kannel possesses an uncommon timbre, at times reminiscent of the harpsichord. Anna-Liisa Eller offers us a chance to discover this treasured symbol of Estonia's musical heritage courtesy of her own transcriptions of well-loved pieces by Couperin, Byrd, Dowland, and Rameau. This magical journey across centuries and musical styles, is rounded off by original improvisations and a contemporary work by the young Estonian composer Helena Tulve, in which the instrumen's myriad colors can shine through in all their rare variety.
Related to the harp but positioned horizontally by the player, the kannel possesses an uncommon timbre, at times reminiscent of the harpsichord. Anna-Liisa Eller offers us a chance to discover this treasured symbol of Estonia's musical heritage courtesy of her own transcriptions of well-loved pieces by Couperin, Byrd, Dowland, and Rameau. This magical journey across centuries and musical styles, is rounded off by original improvisations and a contemporary work by the young Estonian composer Helena Tulve, in which the instrumen's myriad colors can shine through in all their rare variety.
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Format: CD
Rel. Date: 08/20/2021
UPC: 3149020940785

Strings Attached: The Voice of Kannel
Format: CD
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DISC: 1

1. Byrd: Rowland (Lord Willoughby's Welcome Home) (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
2. Improvised Prelude
3. Dowland: Lachrimae (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
4. Improvised Postlude No.1
5. Couperin: [Unmeasured] Prelude in D minor (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
6. Machaut: Dame, Vostre Doulz Viaire (Arr. for Psaltery)
7. Rameau: Premier Livre de Pièces Pour Clavecin:
8. Prélude (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
9. Rameau: Premier Livre de Pièces Pour Clavecin:
10. Allemande (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
11. Weiss: Tombeau Sur la Mort de Mr. Comte de Logy (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
12. Tulve: Silmaja (Beholder)
13. Improvised Interlude
14. Frescobaldi: Fiori Musicali: Toccata Per Le Levatione, F 1
15. (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)
16. Improvised Postlude No.2
17. Rameau: Suite in D Major:
18. L'entretien Des Muses (Arr. for Chromatic Kannel)

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Related to the harp but positioned horizontally by the player, the kannel possesses an uncommon timbre, at times reminiscent of the harpsichord. Anna-Liisa Eller offers us a chance to discover this treasured symbol of Estonia's musical heritage courtesy of her own transcriptions of well-loved pieces by Couperin, Byrd, Dowland, and Rameau. This magical journey across centuries and musical styles, is rounded off by original improvisations and a contemporary work by the young Estonian composer Helena Tulve, in which the instrumen's myriad colors can shine through in all their rare variety.