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  • 2021.3.19
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    ☆Sori/Kang Hyo-joo/Chae Soo-hyun
    ○ Piri/Lee Ho-jin, Daegeum/Moon Jae-deok, Haegeum/Kim Ji-hee, gayageum/Mungyeong-ah, Janggu/Jung Joon-ho
  • 2021.3.23
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    ☆Kang Tae-hong was taught by Kim Chang-jo and added the melody himself. It's Jangdan was composed of Jinyangjo, Jungmori, Jungjungmori, Jajinmori, and Hwimori. After 1950, Sesanjoshi (also known as Danmori) was added.

    This music feel more cheerful compared to other styles of sanjos by producing a 'e' as 'f' in most Ujo melodies, and pressing 'd' a pitch or one and a half pitch higher in Gyemyeonjo melodies (if expressed as a musical note of Western music for convenience.)

    It's differentiated by complicated and irregular melody and frequent offbeat.
  • 2021.3.29
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    ☆The rhythm was filled with various percussion instruments so that the vocal chimes could be heard well.

    "Hangangsu Taryeong" is a song characterized by the combination of 25-stringed gayageum's chord progression and the smooth feeling of the waves.
  • 2021.4.27
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    ☆Composed by Lee Geon-yong, Hanobaeknyeon is a representative song of the 25th annual gayageum solo, and is also widely played as a concerto.

    This piece transforms the theme melody of the folk song with the same title into a variety of forms, which highlights the performer's ability to show various state laws and techniques of 25 stringed gayageum.

    The performer Moon Se-mi was selected as a collaborator of the 2020 National Gugak Center's creative orchestra.
  • 2021.5.1
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    gayageum Lee Soo-eun | Geomungo Kim So-yeon | Daegeum Park Hye-on
    Piri Lee In-hwa | Haegeum Han Anna | Janggu Lee Sang-kyung☆
  • 2021.5.7
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    The Pirisanjo of Jeongjaeguk was created by Jeong Jae-guk, the Jeongakmyeong, based on the rhythms of Lee Chung-sun and Oh Jin-seok.

    It is characterized by its strong power and grandeur under the influence of Jeongak, and its rich folk and native taste.

    I added gayageum and dance to make it sound different.
  • 2022.5.8
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    It is one of the Namdo Japga songs sung by professional singers in Jeolla-do.

    It is a song that depicts various birds singing joyfully in beautiful nature and expresses the shape of birds in a graceful manner.
  • 2021.7.12
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    The song is based on Jindo Sushi Kimgut.

    Play: Ensemble Sinawi (Taak: Jung Joon-ho)
    Ajaeng - Shin Hyun-sik / gayageum, Sori - Kim Yang-hwa / Piano, Yanggeum - Jung Song-hee
  • 2021.7.16
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    Janggu: Kim Duk-soo/Ajaeng: Shin Hyun-sik/Violin: Heo Hee-jung/gayageum: Kim Yang-hwa/Piano: Jung Song-hee/Taak: Min Young-chi
  • 2020.7.21
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    Music of the same type as crude music played in the court or in the private sector.

    <Yeongsan Recitation상 includes the gale wind (Hyeonak Yeongsan Recitation) and the gale wind (Samhyeon Yeongsan Recitation), and the flat tide that transforms the gale wind down to four degrees. The term "Yeongsanhoesang" refers to Hyeonak Yeongsanhoesang, which is a type of string wind, which is also called Geomungohoesang because Geomungo forms the center of its melody.

    In principle, musical instruments for Hyeonak Yeongsanho are composed of Geomungo 1, Gayatgo 1, Haegeum 1, Danso 1, Sepiri 1, Jeotdae 1, and Janggu 1. In some cases, the amount of money is collected.

    Besides these small-scale compositions, the flute uses a low-volume sepirie, and the stir is mainly played by low-spirits and flatness, so it harmonizes with the string instrument and shows a kind of chamber music. The janggu is also playing the game without hitting the background, and Haegeum moves the original to a gat to reduce the volume of the music by reducing resonance. The Hyeonak Yeongsan Hoesang consists of nine pieces of music, including Yeongyeongsan Mountain, Jungyeongsan Mountain, Seyeongsan Mountain, Tapdeuli, Samhyeon Dodry, Hayundodry, Yeombuldodry, Taryeong, and Gunak, and it is called the folk music statue to play nine songs. Also, it is known as hoesang that continuously plays the three songs of Surimyeon, Yangcheong, and Ujodori on top of the nine songs.

    Sepiri/Lee Young, Daegeum/Kim Young-heon, Haegeum/Jeon Eun-hye, Geomungo/Kim Chi-ja, gayageum/Lee Jong-gil, Danso/Lee Jong-beom, Yanggeum/Cho Yu-hoe, Janggu/Park Geo-hyun
  • 2020.8.1
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    Julpungnyu in the styles of Kim Juk-pa

    Hyeonak Yeongsanhoesang, known as "Yeongsanhoesang" or "Julpungryu," was developed from the scholars' pungryubang of the late Joseon Dynasty and passed down to this day. Depending on the region and type of transmission, it is divided into the national Gugak Center's, local's, and Sanjo master's pungryu. Traditional Korean traditional music was passed down around Seoul, using the legal capital, while other local customs and master's customs were performed in various provinces using the Sanjo gayageum.

    From the gayageum masters Kim Chang-jo, Han Sook-gu, Han Soo-dong, Han Seong-gi, Choi Mak-dong, Sim Sang-gun, Kim Yun-deok, and Seong Geum-yeon, the Sanjo masters were also well versed in the arts, and Jukpa was also a master of the Sanjo, and played bonpungnyu(Dasureum-gunak) and the duitpungryu (Cheonnyeonmanse, Gutgeori).

    Jukpa said, "In principle, the technique of playing pungnyu is the same as Sanjo, but the Nonghyeon is not deep or heavy, so you should ride it without being messy and also ride it refreshingly." Among the customs handed down to Kim Chang-jo, Kim Juk-pa and Moon Jae-sook, styles of Kim Juk-pas is consisted of "Dasureum-Hahyun-Yeombul-Gunak" and "Gye-myeon, Glgeyangcheong-Ujo-Gutgeori." You can see the spirit of the old masters who wanted to look at "pungryu" with an artificial and restrained gaze, not focusing on the feelings of human joy and anger.

    gayageum/Lee Seul-gi, Daegeum/Kim Jung-seung, Janggu/Kim Cheong-man
    ○ Hosted and filmed/National Gugak Center
  • 2021.8.1
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    Jung Jae-guk

    Important Intangible Cultural Property No.46 Piri Jeongak and Daechwita holders

    No. 1 player in Jeongakpiri and Taepyeongso
  • 2020.8.3
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    gayageum /Kim Young-eon, Geomungo/Lim Young-ran, Haegeum/Oh Jung-moo, Daegeum/Lee Min-ju, Piri/Kim Jong-kyun, Ajaeng/Cho Seung-hee, Janggu/Kang Jin

    Sanjo is a piece of music that was performed exclusively by musical instruments such as gayageum and Geomungo based on the traditional Korean music.

    The Sanjoju, presented by the Jeonju Municipal Gugak Band, offers a glimpse of the distinctive features, the harmony of the instruments, and the skills of outstanding performers.
  • 2021.8.4
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    It is a traditional dance that is performed to gayageum Sanjo.

    In particular, this dance has a good tendency to dance in the Honam region, and it freely embodies the body's spirit and rhythm rather than artificial techniques or stereotyped movements.

    The work is considered to be a wide range of dance in terms of creativity because it expresses human free emotions in spontaneous movements based on traditional Korean dance.

    Cho Hung-dong Myungmu, who received the Sanjo dance from Kim Jin-gul as the first performance of the song, has newly choreographed the song in line with the tune of "Sanjo," a donation-linked song.

    ○ Appearances/Jang Min-ha, Kim Hye-ja, Lee Myung-hee, Kim Tae-eun, Lee Jung-mi, Baek Mi-jin, Park Min-ji, Cho Eun-ju, Park Kyung-soon, Park Ji-ae, gayageum/Lee Ji-hye
  • 2020.8.11
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    "Jongmyo Jeryeak "Jeonpyehuimun, Huimun, Gimyeong, Yeokseong, Somu, Dokkyeong, Yeonggwan'"

    Jongmyo Jeryeak is one of the greatest masterpieces of Korean music, which has been played without any historical break until today, and is currently the No. 1 Important Intangible Cultural Property.
    The performance, singing(akjang), and dancing (ilmu) have a unique character that is performed according to the procedure of a certain Confucian rite.
    It consists of 11 songs of Botaepyeong and 11 songs of Jeongdae-eop, and will be played together by A-ak, Dang-ak, and Hyang-ak instruments. On May 18, 2001, it was listed as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

    ○ Jipsa/Hwang Kyu-sang, Jipbak/Yang Myung-seok, Akjang/Kim Byung-oh, Hong Chang-nam
    ○ Piri/Lee Young, Kim Sung-jin, Hong Hyun-woo (Taepyeongso), Kim Chul, Lee Jong-moo, Min Ji-hong, Daegeum/Lee Sang-won, Kim Sang-joon, Choi Sung-ho, Moon Eung-kwan, Kim Ki-yeop, Lee Gyeol
    ○ Haegeum/ Hwang Ae-ja, Kim Ju-nam, Ryu Eun-jung, Jeon Eun-hye, Gong Kyung-jin, Han Gap-soo, gayageum/Cho Yoo-hoe, Lee Yun-na, Ko Yeon-jeong, Ajaeng/Kim In-ae, Geomungo/Kim Mi-sook, Yi Bang-sil, Park Ji-hyun
    ○ Pyeon-jong/Yoon Sung-hye, Pyeon-gyeong/Lee Geon-hoe, Banghyang/Jang Kyung-won, Janggu/Park Geo-hyun, Jeol (Jin)go/An Seong-il, Jing/Hong Seok-bok, Chuk/Kim Chang-gon, Eo/Ko Bo-seok, Hwi/Jo Il-ha
    ○ Mun-mu/Choi Hyung-sun, Kim Jin-jung, Mumu/Jung Hyun-do, Kim Seo-ryang

    ○ Hosted and filmed/National Gugak Center