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  • 2020.2.21
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    Pansori "Sugungga"'s nundaemok(most prominent or interesting scene) "Tiger is Coming Down" subtly blends with the bass melody and drum rhythm.

    In line with this, members of the modern dance troupe Ambigious Dance Company shake their bodies joyfully.
  • 2021.3.8
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    This is a Madang-geuk(drama) version of Bbaengpa-jeon with fun Korean sounds of Pansori and gugak performed by Jeonju masters.☆
  • 2020.4.3
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    The fusion gugak band "Seodo Band" that pioneered a new genre of "Joseon Pop" made headlines by singing it on Mnet Neomokbo 7.
  • 2021.4.16
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    ☆World-caught folk song band 'Singsing' - Lee Hee-moon, Choo Da-hye, Shin Seung-tae (Sori), Jang Young-kyu (Base), Itaewon (Other), and Lee Chul-hee (Drum)
  • 2020.5.17
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    SEODo, who wants to make the most Korean and popular music, created his own genre 'Joseon Pop'.

    He majored in pansori as a child and majored in practical music composition at the university, pioneering new music with a unique career.

    The parting song is about the moment Chunhyang and Mongryong part ways, and it expresses the desperate feelings of their lovers.
  • 2021.6.2
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    Composition: This Day's Feast
    lyricist: unknown author
    Arrangement: This Day's Day's worth
    Vocal: Kwon Song-hee, Park Soo-beom, Shin Yoo-jin, Ahn Yi-ho, Lee Na-rae
    Base/Keyboard: Jang Young-kyu, Jung Joong-yeop
    Drum: Lee Chul-hee
  • 2019.6.7
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    The song won the 17th Korean Popular Music Awards 'Best Rock Album' and 'Best Rock Song'.

    Jambinai was formed in 2009 by Lee Il-woo, Kim Bo-mi and Shim Eun-yong, who majored in traditional Korean music.

    bassist Yoo Byung-gu and drummer Choi Jae-hyuk from Delhi Spice, who were active as live sessions in 2017, joined as official members and confirmed the five-member formation.
  • 2021.6.16
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    Composition: This Day's Feast
    lyricist: unknown author
    Arrangement: This Day's Day's worth
    Vocal: Kwon Song-hee, Park Soo-beom, Shin Yoo-jin, Ahn Yi-ho, Lee Na-rae
    Base/Keyboard: Jang Young-kyu, Jung Joong-yeop
    Drum: Lee Chul-hee
  • 2021.6.20
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    It is a song about the resistance of independence activists who aspired to liberate their homeland during the 1910 Japanese colonial era period.

    This song combines Korean traditional music with rock, and the guitarist Jung Ki-song of the rock group "Next" created by the late Shin Hae-chul participated to enhance the perfection of the song.

    In particular, the music video of "Heroic Empire" was filmed inside Seodaemun Prison, which contains the hardships of the Korean people, including the imprisonment of independence activists and key figures of the pro-democracy movement, adding to its historical value and meaning.
  • 2021.6.21
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    Seodo Band is composed of practical music musicians centered on singer-songwriter Seodo, and continues to perform well in Korea and abroad.

    In particular, it is pioneering a new genre of music called Joseon Pop, a combination of Joseon and Pop, which is unique to the band, which is based on the tradition and is derived from the modern era of Pop music.

    Based on the characteristic stories, rhythms, and melodies of Korean traditional music, the genre is presented in a refreshing and unique way by properly mixing pop elements.
  • 2021.6.26
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    The song expresses Simcheong's desire to pray to the moon in order to find her father, who was sold as a sacrifice for her blind father, and to become a queen after her reincarnation.
  • 2021.7.2
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    The fusion gugak group "Vidan" will make songs about proud Korean cultural heritage, including UNESCO-registered heritage, and produce modern gugak performances that combine documentaries and music clips.

    This song sings the story of a goblin who has been with the history of the Korean people as an absolute and friendly friend who practices the punishment of good deeds.
  • 2014.7.21
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    Goguryeo Band is a rock music band centered on Arirang, the spiritual birthplace of Korea.
  • 2021.7.26
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    The traditional melody of Hamyang Yangjamga, a traditional song sung while picking mulberry leaves in Hamyang, Gyeongsangnam-do, was added with jazz piano, which was a song that was reinterpreted to be more modern and accessible, combining the outstanding performance and charming sounds of the Korean traditional music.

    'Byuri gugak Band' is a team of young musicians from North Jeolla Province who are full of passion for the preservation, succession and development of our traditional culture, and is a band that plays fusion music that combines pure traditional Korean music such as Sanjo, Jeongak, Pansori, and folk songs for the popularization of Korean music.

    'Hamyang Jamming' is the winner of the 7th 21C Korean Music Project' in 2013.
  • 2013.9.11
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    Miryang Arirang is handed down as one of the current representative 'Arirang' genealogy folk songs.

    Although this song was made into a popular folk song, it has the power and passion for rhythm, and was sung by anti-Japanese activists and military singers of the Joseon Liberation Army during the Japanese colonial period.

    After liberation, workers' activists sang songs, and their function was extended to so-called national folk songs that reflected nationality in songs sang while playing.