Re-inventing musical instruments

by Anu Ahola, Tove Djupsjöbacka, Kare Eskola, Ilkka Heinonen, Wif Stenger, Auli Särkiö-Pitkänen

In this Special Feature, we explore future trends in instrument making. We meet adventurous instrument makers and see imaginative instruments and how they are used. We also discuss the philosophy of instrument development and address current ecological topics with reference to instrument making.

Sensibility for wood in instrument building

by Auli Särkiö-PitkänenPublished 19 Dec 2019

Instruments that play between the notes

by Kare EskolaPublished 19 Dec 2019

Kumu birch drums seduce the world

by Wif StengerPublished 19 Dec 2019

Finding the sound of the jouhikko

Columns by Ilkka HeinonenPublished 19 Dec 2019

FMQ Playlist: Contemporary period music – is that a thing?

by Tove DjupsjöbackaPublished 19 Dec 2019