Ancient Lithuanian Kanklės / Players and Masters / Players / Players of Žemaičiai

Juozas Jaunzemis
(1856 - about 1938)



Lived:Mažeikiai reg., Akmenė a., Alkiškiai v.
Profesion:Farmer.
Records:In 1937 he recorded 4 dances, playing on the kanklės by the fingers of both hands.
  1. Waltz (2.02) Fragment of the record (31 s)
  2. Quadrille (1.10)
  3. Polka (1.19)
Records from audio tape "Lithuanian folk music (part 1) - Kanklės".
Information:His kanklės are in the depository of Kr. KM. 7843, this instrument (and mode of playing) is more linked with Lettish kokles of 19 th - 20th cc. (J. Jaunzemis was a Lithuanian Lett).
Picture from:BA 1991:48.



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