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Arja Kastinen

Arja Kastinen has been played on NTS shows including Luke Mele, with Once Upon A Time first played on 21 December 2022.

Arja Kastinen (b. 1963) is a kantele player from Finland. She was the first Finnish folk musician to take the Doctor of Music examination in the artistic study programme at the Sibelius Academy in December 2000. What inspired her to do this was the ancient Karelian kantele improvisation. The examination included five concerts and a written dissertation.

In her music, Kastinen mixes the old and new playing techniques presenting the versatile timbres and acoustic properties of the kantele. After the examination Arja has continued…

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Full Of Ghosts, Pt. III
Arja Kastinen
Temps Oy2016
Full Of Ghosts, Pt. III
Arja KastinenTemps Oy2016
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Once Upon A Time
Arja Kastinen
Temps Oy2012
Once Upon A Time
Arja KastinenTemps Oy2012
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