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  • 2020.9.21
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    [Austria Wien Musikverein Goldener Hall]

    Sujecheon is a court music played in the royal court on royal dance's accompaniment or the king's journey.

    Sujecheon means "life is as neat as heaven" and means wishing for a long life.

    Bak, Hyang-piri, Daegeum, Haegeum, Sogeum, Ajaeng, Janggu, and Jwago are performed in a combination with the powerful and colorful sound of wind instruments, slow speed, and irregular rhythm to reveal the grandeur of court music.

    The song was also selected as the prenatal music, which makes the human mind most peaceful due to its clear, still and energetic sound.
  • 2020.11.25
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    ♡ It is a scene where a housewife avoided a tiger she met on land and finally met a rabbit.

    The member of the National Changgeuk Company, Yu Taepyungyang, will sing along with his teacher, Jo Tong-dal.
  • 2020.12.1
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    Jongmyo Jerye is a festive ritual in which the king wishes the nation and the people to be peaceful with the help of heaven and earth, and Jongmyo Jeryeak refers to instrumental music, songs and dances performed to hold a solemn ceremony for Jongmyo Jerye.

    Jongmyo Jerye and Jongmyo Jeryeak were designated as Important Intangible Cultural Properties No. 56 and No. 1, and were preserved and handed down as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on May 18, 2001.
  • 2020.12.5
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    Lee Mong-ryong appeared as a fisherman at the birthday party of Byun, saving Chunhyang from the brink of death.

    It is one of the key points of Chunhyangga because Chunhyang, who is in crisis, is saved through Eosa Publishing.
  • 2020.12.11
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    Jongmyo Jerye is a festive ritual in which the king wishes the nation and the people to be peaceful with the help of heaven and earth, and Jongmyo Jeryeak refers to instrumental music, songs and dances performed to hold a solemn ceremony for Jongmyo Jerye.

    Jongmyo Jerye and Jongmyo Jeryeak were designated as Important Intangible Cultural Properties No. 56 and No. 1, and were preserved and handed down as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on May 18, 2001.
  • 2020.12.14
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    Janggu dance is a dance in which a janggu is held obliquely around the shoulder and accompanied by various rhythms.

    It is an exciting dance in which a woman moves her feet lightly with a unique gait called a magpie's step, with a well-rounded waist around the women in line with folk songs such as Shingosan Taryeong, Cheongchunga, and Gyeongbokgung Taryeong.

    In 1991, Cho Hung-dong selected music as his first work, studied each dance move, and choreographed it to express the excitement and style of our woman in his collection.

    ○ Flute/Lee Ho-jin, Daegeum/Moon Jae-deok, Haegeum/Kim Ji-hee, Gayageum/Mungyeong-ah, Janggu/Jung Joon-ho, Jing/Park Eun-ha, Buk/Baek Jin-seok, Janggu/Kim Su-yong, Kkwaenggwari/Oh Young-hwan
  • 2020.12.20
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    Take a flash animation of the beautiful creative Korean traditional music that will warm your children's emotions.
  • 2020.12.21
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    Jongmyo Jerye is a festive ritual in which the king wishes the nation and the people to be peaceful with the help of heaven and earth, and Jongmyo Jeryeak refers to instrumental music, songs and dances performed to hold a solemn ceremony for Jongmyo Jerye.

    Jongmyo Jerye and Jongmyo Jeryeak were designated as Important Intangible Cultural Properties No. 56 and No. 1, and were preserved and handed down as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on May 18, 2001.
  • 2020.12.26
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    <Chimhyangmu> Chimhyangmu which means dance in a place where India's noble fragrance 'Chimhyang' is standing, is a representative song of master Hwang Byung-ki, who developed a new coordination method of gayageum and a special performance technique.

    <Forest숲 - Master Hwang Byung-ki's first solo gayageum song, which depicts various scenes about a dense forest in the summer, consisting of a total of four movements: 'Record' 'Rain''Moonlight'.
  • 2021.1.14
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    ♡ Among the pansori Chunhyangga, a love story between Chunhyang and Mongryong, the two-member act portrays the love song as a cute and delicate dance.
  • 2021.2.6
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    Elated Mood (Wind) - The traditional rhythm that makes us dance shoulder-to-shoulder is used to express the excitement and excitement in Donghwa's unique color.

    New Way - a song with a melody that goes with the mood in poet Yoon Dong-ju's work 'New Way' tells the story of life not always staying but finding new meaning on a new road.☆
  • 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.
  • 2021.4.4
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    ☆Cheoyong-mu is a dance in a Cheoyong mask. It is also called Obang Cheoyong-mu, which is the only dance in the shape of a human being among royal dances of Korea.

    It is based on a myth that Cheoyong, who lived during the reign of King Heongang of the Unified Silla Dynasty (r. 875-886), sang a song he wrote and danced in front of a deity who was about to commit a crime against his wife, defeating the ghosts.
  • 2021.4.24
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    ☆ Jukganja/Lee Yoon-jung/Lee Do-kyung
    Hyeopmu/Kim Chung-woo, Jung Hyun-do, Kim Seo-ryang, Kim Jin-woo, Kim Hyun-woo

    It was one of the newly created Dangak Jeongjae during the reign of King Sunjo of the Joseon Dynasty. Prince Hyomyeong named after Jangsaengboyeonji-ak(music) from song dynasty in 1829 (the 29th year of King Sunjo's reign). There are four dances that Jukkanja leads dancers to enter and exit, including "Jangsaengboyeonji-mu."
  • 2021.4.25
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    ☆Jeokbyeokga is one of pansori repertoire about the old stories from Romance of the three kingdoms.

    Jeokbyeokga is a song with a strong will and masculine character, and among them, Zhao Yun's Bow Shooting scene is a part of which is musically well-organized, lively, and requires considerable power.

    It is sung by a solemn sound that causes dramatic tension on Ujo, and is a representative part (nun-daemok) of the Jeokbyeokga.

    The significance of this passage lies in the fact that it best embodies the pansori beauty of the magnificent Jeokbyeokga.