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5,000 Years of Korean Soul

  • 2020.10.1
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    Chuta, Gilgunak, Giltaryeong, and other music are called Haengak, which is played during walking. Therefore, it is played mainly with wind instruments and percussion instruments. For this reason, these songs have powerful, cheerful, and vigorous music.

    However, recently there has been a practice of playing stringed instruments to these music, and it has become common to see them play orchestral music instead of focusing on wind and percussion. In addition to the piri, daegeum, haegeum, janggu, as well as gayageum, geomungo, and yanggeum. The delicacy of string music makes it look different from the traditional strong and vigorous chwita.

    Piri/Kim Chul/Min Ji Hong, Daegeum/Moon Eung Kwan, Kim Hwi Gon, Haegeum/Gong Kyung Jin, Han Gap Soo, gayageum/Chae Sung Hee, Jo Yoo Hoe, Lee Yuna, Jung Ji Young, Geomungo/Yoon Seonghye, Yi Bangsil, Ko Bo-seok, Woo Min-hee (jun Danwon), Yang Geum/Kim Hyung-seop, Jang Gu/Hong Suk Bok
  • 2020.10.11
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    ○ Bak/Kim Ki-dong
    ○ Piri/Hwang Kyu-sang, Kim Sung-jin, Lee Jong-moo, Kim Sung-joon, and Kim In-ki
    ○ Daegeum/Lee Sang-won, Kim Sang-joon, Kim Hwi-gon, Lee Oh-hoon, and Kim Baekman
    ○ Haegeum/Kim Joo-nam, Yoon Moon-sook, Ryu Eun-jung, Jeon Eun-hye, and Sa Hyun-wook
    ○ Geomungo/Kim Chi-ja, Kim Mi-sook, Yoon Sung-hye, Ko Bo-seok, Woo Min-hee
    gayageum/Chae Sung-hee, Kim Yoon-hee, Ko Yeon-jung, Kang Hyo-jin, and Lee Myung-ha
    ○ Ajaeng/Kim Chang-gon, Sogeum/Lee Gyeol, Janggu/Ahn Sung-il, Jwago/Kim Hyung-seop
  • 2020.10.13
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    Choi Ok-sam (1905-1956) is the gayageum Sanjo that was passed down to Kim Chang-jo (1865-1994).

    The gayageum Sanjo of Choeoksamryu, designated as Important Intangible Cultural Property No. 23 by the first month of Hamdong in 1980, consists of Dasareum, Jinyangjo, Jungmori, Jungjungmori, Jungjungmori, Jajinmori, and Hwimori.

    The composition of the melody is well-organized and has an excellent composition and correct tone. The melody used in this production is based on the melody of pansori and Namdo-pung, and the contrast between tension and relaxation is clear, so it has a relationship between yin and yang.

    It is also characterized by the fact that the relationship between the rhythms is clear, and that they have a heavy and deep taste by refraining from expressing their feelings hastily.

    The situational style of the Choi Ok-samryu gayageum Sanjo requires heavy and restrained, and is generally powerful and masculine. The gayageumsanjo, the three most famous Korean traditional musical instruments currently played, takes about 50 minutes to play.

    gayageum/Kim Hae-sook, Ajaeng/Kim Young-gil, Janggu/Jung Hwa-young
  • 2020.10.17
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    gayageum Sanjo is a very simple and strong one with a unique body that is different from any other gayageum Sanjo, which is now commonly played at this is a very simple and strong one.

    Born in Yeoju, Gyeonggi Province, Seo lost his mother when he was young and grew up in Gurye, South Jeolla Province, at the age of 8.

    He was taught gayageum Sanjo by his uncle Jeong Nam-ok, who is a windbreaker, and is said to have set up the framework of gayageum Sanjo before Kim Chang-jo at the age of nine.

    His production of gayageum has become a subject of research due to its high value in the history of Korean music, and is compared to the other line of gayageum Sancho, which is passed down mostly by Gyeomyun-gil.

    [Yerang Lee]
    Gimhae National gayageum Contest Youngest Presidential Award
    a suspicious young gayageum
  • 2020.10.23
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    Kim Juk-pa (1911-1989), who was taught by his grandfather Kim Chang-chang (1856-1919), was passed down by his grandfather Han Seong-gi (1899-1950), his apprentice to Kim Chang-jo, forms the framework of the Kim Juk-pa-ryu gayageum production.

    Kim Ok-kyung (Kim Eun-hee, a student of Jeong Jeong-yeol) compares the characteristics of Kim Juk-pa's gayageum Sanjo, one of the most active sands currently played, with Kim So-hee (1917-1995), a half-brother of Kim Juk-pa, and once a girl's master singer, to the taste of gomguk, and the meaning of Sung Geum-yeon sancho was seasoned with the mountain.

    This deep taste of Kim Juk-pa comes from his five-graft method of schizophrenia, a combination of grandiose low notes, various group changes, and colorful vocal sounds.

    Meanwhile, the melody of the song is refined, woven, and composed by Kim Juk-pa, a woman for a long time, and also elaborates on Nonghyeon.
  • 2020.10.26
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    It is a traditional ritual of our mothers who prayed for their family's well-being, and a piece that conveys their hearts in their hands.

    The existing lyrics include the sound of Namdo and Gugak orchestral music, creating a more grand atmosphere.

    gayageum/ Kim Min-young, Daegeum, Taak, Sori/ Jung Kwang-yoon, Piri, Taepyeongso/ Lee Jae-hyuk, Ajaeng, Taak, Cho Seong-jae, Taak, Sori/ Kim Tae-young, Soribook, Soori/ Kang Min-soo, Sori/ Kim Yul-hee
  • 2020.10.31
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    01. 1906 Imperial Household Chwita, Byulgut and Gukgeori (Gutgeori)

    ○ Deungchae/Kim Ki-dong, Taepyeongso/Kim Chul/Min Ji-hong, Nabal/Kim Sung-jin, Nagak/Park Jang-won, Jabara/Kim In-ki, Jing/Hong Hyun-woo, Yong-go/Kim Sung-joon/Lee Oh-hoon, Jang-gu/An Seong-il

    02. Current Daechuta~Actually Whimori

    ○ Deungchae/Lee Jung-gyu, Taepyeongso/Ko Woo-seok/Lee Jong-moo, Nabal/Lee Jong-gil, Kim Young-heon, Lee Jong-beom, Nagak/Yoon Hyung-wook, Lee Gyeol, Lee Seung-yeop, Jabara/Moonhyun/Kim Byung-oh, Jing/Hong Chang-nam, Janggu/Park Geo-hyun, Yong-gon/Kim Hwi-Seob, Kim Hyung-Seop

    03. Chuta, Gilgunak, Giltaryeong, Byulujotaryeong, Gunak
    ○ Homemade/bottlenecks, flute/yang Myung-seok, Hwang Kyu-sang, Lee Young-ho, Lee Gun-hoe, Kim Sung-jin, Ko Woo-seok, Hong Hyun-woo, Yoon Hyung-wook, Kim Sung-joon, Kim Sang-joon, Choi Sung-ho, Moon Eung-kwan, Kim Young-hun, Park Ki-yeop, Kim Hwigon, Lee Seung-yeop, Lee Jong-bum, Lee Gun-hoe, Lee Gun-mu, Dae-mu, Dae-yeop, Dae-yeop, Dae-yeop, Lee, Dae-moo, Dae-moo, Dae-moo, Dae-moo, Lee, Lee, Lee,
    ○ Haegeum/Kim Ki-dong, Kim Ju-nam, Yoon Moon-sook, Ryu Eun-jung, Jeon Eun-hye, Ko Soo-young, Sa Hyun-wook, Kim Yong-sun, Han Gap-soo, Sung Yeon-young, Choi Tae-young (guest), Ajaeng/Kim Chang-gon, Kim In-ae
    ○ Janggu/Hongseokbok, Jwago/Anseongil

    04. Yeo Min-rak, Bo He-ja
    ○ Jip Park/Lee Young, Flute/Yang Myung-seok, Hwang Kyu-sang, Lee Gun-hoe, Kim Sung-jin, Ko Woo-suk, Hong Hyun-woo, Yoon Hyung-wook, Kim Chul, Kim Sung-joon, Lee Jong-moo, Lee Jong-moo, Daegeum/Lee Sang-won, Chae Jo-byung, No Boong-rae, Choi Sung-ho, Moon, Kim Young-yeop, Park Jang-won, Kim, Kim, Kim, Hwi-won, Kim, Seung-won, Kim, Kim, Seung-won, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Hwi-won, Hwi-eun, Kim
    ○ Haegeum/Kim Joo-nam, Yoon Moon-sook, Ryu Eun-jung, Jeon Eun-hye, Ko Soo-young, Sa Hyun-wook, Kim Yong-sun, Han Kap-soo, Sung Yeon-young (guest), Choi Tae-young (guest), gayageum/Chae-hee/Jang Kyung-won, Jo Yoo-hoe, Lee Jong-gil, Lee Yun-na, Go Yeon-jeong, Jung-young, Geom, Kim Chi-mi, Kim, Kim Chi-go/Kim, Kim Chi-mi, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim, Kim Chi-mi, Kim Chi-go/Kim Chi-
    ○ Pyeonjong/Kim Hyung-seop, Pyeonkyung/Jo In-hwan, Ajaeng/Kim Chang-gon/Kim In-ae, Janggu/Hong Seok-bok, Changsha/Lee Jung-gyu, Munhyeon, Kim Byeong-oh, Hong Chang-nam, Lee Joon-ah, Jo Il-ha, Lee Sun-in (Gaengwon), Park So-hyun (Gaengwon) and Kim Gaek-won)
    ○ String melody composition/all parts
  • 2020.11.1
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    A thousand-year-old manse is one of the traditional Korean music pieces that combine the Gye-myeon music Dodri, Yangcheong Dodri, and Ujo music. The instruments are composed of Daegeum, Sepiri, Haegeum, gayageum, Geomungo, Yanggeum, Danso and Janggu, followed by Yeongsan Hoesang or Byeolgok.

    Doddry means returning to Korean, meaning that the same tune is played over and over again.
  • 2020.11.4
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    Fan dance is a dance performed by Kim Baek-bong in 1954 with a colorful fan.

    It is a combination of the beautiful dance moves and the spirit of the exorcism of the shaman in the shaman's dance, and it has a unique charm that the sound of folding and unfolding a fan can also serve as an instrument.

    It is a lively work that combines the dancers' colorful costumes and fans with a cheerful instrumental accompaniment.

    ○ Map/Choi Kyung-ja, Fan Dance/Kim Jin-jung, Choi Sung-hee, Yoon Eun-ju, Kim Young-ae, Lee Joo-hee, Baek Mi-jin, Jung Seung-yeon, Seo Hee-jung, Lee Mi-young, Park Ji-ae, Lee Do-kyung, Im Dong-yeon, Lee Ha-kyung
    ○ Piri/Lee Ho-jin, Daegeum/Won Wan-chul, Haegeum/Kim Jung-rim, gayageum/Park Joon-ho, Ajaeng/Yoon Seo-kyung, Janggo/Cho Yong-bok
  • 2020.11.5
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    Sound Evangelist for Popularization of gayageum Byeongchang - Sori Didim

    gayageum Byeongchang refers to the form of singing while playing gayageum.

    Although there are many theories about the origin of the gayageum Byeongchang, it has been recognized as an independent genre of Korean traditional music since the early 20th century and has been passed down.
  • 2020.11.9
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    It means "preventing the bad luck of the house," and it is a song that prevents bad luck and blesses you.

    gayageum Byeongchang: Jeon Hai-ok, Oh Ju-eun, Choi Ye-rim
    Ajaeng: Seo Young-ho
    Daegeum: Won Wan Chul
    Ko Soo: Jung Joon Ho
  • 2020.11.15
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    Gyeongsang Province, late Kim So-hee song made by the singer features an enchanting melody, and the Japanese occupation of the menarijo bukkando lost wind-swept heart of people who moved to country representation.A folk song(Minyo).

    gayageum Byeongchang: Jeon Hai-ok, Oh Ju-eun, Choi Ye-rim
    Ajaeng: Seo Young-ho
    Daegeum: Won Wan Chul
    Ko Soo: Jung Joon Ho
  • 2020.11.22
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    Choonho - The nation's first male gayageum troupe consisting of only men, breaking the prejudice that "male and gayageum won't go together"

    Kim Hyung-seop, Lee Jun, Shin Chang-hwan, Lee Soo-yoon, Yoon Sang-yeon, Won Man-dong Maru, Park Heon-geun, Roh Do-kyun, Kim Joon-hoe
  • 2020.12.2
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    "Pasakalia," a concerto of the gayageum Sanjo in the Gangtae Hongryu Period, combines the melody and rhythm of Sanjo, Korea's representative instrumental music, with Pasakalia, a variation of the Baroque period.

    Originally, Pasacalia is a form in which a diastolic variation is carried out in the high notes by repeating the same three-beat, eight-syllable low-pitched theme, in which the theme of low-pitched gayageum and Mars (Cm, AbM7, FM7, and Gm7) were added in reverse to prepare for the existing rheumatic gayageum melody.

    Jinyang Jojangdan's three-beat six-word structure and eight-word Parsakalia-style musical instruments are sometimes played by Jungmori rhythm, forming a musical instrument in different joints and sometimes matching each other.

    The first Seoju section presents a low-pitched theme and harmony, and the emergence of gayageum melody and the contending structure of the musical composition, but as the song progresses, the gayageum melody, and the low-pitched theme and harmony are integrated into one perfect harmony.
  • 2020.12.6
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    Jo Hye-ryeong Haegeum solo concert <gayageum: Seo Eun-young, Taak: Seo Su-bok>

    Jo Won-haeng's "Jinhon" was written in memory of the late Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-hwan.

    The last step of the world over that hill.
    You step on it and wave your hand with a bright smile.

    To shake off the fetish of life's obsession and greed.
    Welcome to the new world.

    I miss all your traces today.