Arts & Culture
"Ukrainian Minstrels: and the blind shall sing" by Natalie Kononenko
Virtual Bandura Museum
More N. Kononenko fotos at U. of Virginia
by Natalie Kononenko
Kobzar Demian Symonenko with his guide or povodyr. Photo taken in 1915 in the
Stol'nyi region. While Symononko's bandura is similar in type and dimensions to the bandury or
Pasiuha and Veresai, his technique comes closer to that used by today's performers.