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Musical Cognitive Program in Paliesius Manor

Musical Cognitive Program (duration about 60 min.)

The purpose of the program is to introduce one of the most archaic instruments of Lithuanian folk music - skudučiai. To reveal the uniqueness of this simple musical instrument. Promote cultural heritage.

What will you learn, find out? You will find out what is special about contractual (sutartinės) music and its performance. What instruments are used to perform contracts? You will listen to the old instrumental contract recordings. You will learn from which plants the skudučiai were made. You will learn not to get lost in the variety of umbrella plants, because among them there are very insidious poisoners. You will hear how the skudučiai relate to birds, animals, plants. You will try to play the skudučiai contract yourself. And if you come in the spring, when the carrels are waiting for our hardworking hands, you will make your own carrel pipe.

120 EUR / 10 persons. for the group, for each additional person - 10 EUR