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Matti Kontio (1948-)

Matti Kontio is a composer, arranger and producer of children's songs and vocal and instrumental music based on the Finnish folk tradition. In addition, he is a performing musician on the kantele - a plucked instrument of the zither family and Finland's national folk instrument. Kontio has been a member of the folk-jazz group 'Karelia', always striving for a dialogue between ancient and contemporary music. Together with his wife Sinikka, Matti Kontio forms a duo which belongs to the leading performers of Finnish kantele music.

More information:
Matti & Sinikka Kontio, kantele duo
Finnish Music Information Centre
Official website

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Kissalan tytöt (Kissala Ladies)
Lohi-Marjatan valssi (Salmon-Marjatta’s Walz)


The Soul of Kantele
Sinikka Kontio, kantele
Matti Kontio, kantele
ODE 933-2

Released 05/1999

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