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Søren Zederkof - Krauka

Jouhikko | a bowed lyre, related to welsh crwth and swedish talharpa, amongst others. A bowed lyre of ancient Finnish origin, related to similar northern European instruments. Body is oak, soundboard heat processed birch, bridge, the string extension piece and the neck reinforcement are ash, and the tuning pegs are beech. Strings are made of horsehair.

'Galdrakver': Lbs 143 8vo (1670). This seventeenth-century Icelandic parchment manuscript has been called Galdrakver, which can be translated as ‘little book (or booklet) of magic’.