Music of Korea
Traditional Korean music includes combinations of the folk, vocal, religious and ritual music styles of the Korean people. Korean music, along with arts, painting and sculpture has been practiced sinc...
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K-pop
K-pop (an abbreviation of Korean pop; Hangul: 케이팝; RR: kei-pap) is a musical genre originating in South Korea that is characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements. Although it c...
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Trot (music)
Trot, (Korean 트로트 teuroteu; sometimes called 뽕짝 ppongjjak due to its distinctive background rhythm), is a genre of Korean pop music, and is recognized as the oldest form of Korean pop music. Formulate...
Korean hip hop
Korean hip hop is music associated with South Korea's hip-hop culture, and often that of the Korean diaspora (locally commonly known plainly as hiphop and internationally as Korean hip-hop, K-hiphop...
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Samul nori
Samul nori is a genre of traditional percussion music originating in Korea. The word samul means "four objects" and nori means "play"; samul nori is performed with four traditional Korean musical inst...
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Baltal (art form)
Baltal ("foot mask") Hangul: 발탈 is a form of puppet theatre from Korea. It is one of Korea's Important Intangible Cultural Properties. Baltal is unique in that the puppets used are manipulated wit...
Yeominrak
Yeominrak (Hangul: 여민락, Hanja: 與民樂) is a court song composed by Sejong the Great (1418-1450) during the Joseon Dynasty period in Korea.
Yeominrak, which means Enjoyment with the People, was create...
Hyangak
Hyangak, literally "village music," is a traditional form of Korean court music with origins in the Three Kingdoms period (57 BC-668 AD). It is often accompanied by traditional folk dances of Korea,...
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Tori Ensemble
Tori Ensemble is a South Korean folk band.The Tori Ensemble sextet, formed in 2007 led by the [[geomungo]] player Yoon-Jeong Heo, plays compositions of Korean traditional music, jazz and contemporary ...
Aak
Aak [a.ak] is a genre of Korean court music. It is an imported form of the Chinese Yayue. Aak is often labeled as "elegant music" in contrast with other traditional Korean music. Aak began as the mus...
Traditional Korean musical instruments
Traditional Korean musical instruments comprise a wide range of string, wind, and percussion instruments.
Korean string instruments include those that are plucked, bowed, and struck. Most Korean s...
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Pansori
Pansori (Korean: 판소리, also spelled p'ansori) is a Korean genre of musical storytelling performed by a vocalist and a drummer. The music is usually performed by one sorikkun (Korean: 소리꾼, a sin...
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Kim Wol-ha
Kim Wol-ha (Hangul: 김월하; hanja: 金月荷); February 8, 1918 – January 1, 1996) was a South Korean singer, an Ingan-munhwage of gagok, and is the 30th Important Intangible Cultural Properties of...
Jeongak
Jeongak (literally "proper music") is that category of Korean music which is considered classical, as distinct from minsogak which is folk music. The category has traditionally been associated with th...
T'ong guitar
T'ong guitar (or tong guitar) was a form of Korean music developed in the early 1970s. It was heavily influenced by American pop music, and artists in the genre were considered Korean versions of Ame...
Dangak
Dangak (syllables: dang-ak) is a genre of traditional Korean court music. The name means "Tang music," and the style was first adapted from Tang Dynasty Chinese music during the Unified Silla period ...
Gagok
Gagok is a genre of Korean vocal music for mixed female and male voices. Accompaniments and interludes are played by a small ensemble of traditional Korean musical instruments.
Muak
Muak, or more fully Musok Eumak, is traditional Korean shaman music performed at the place of the shaman ritual, the Gut.It consists of singing, dancing and percussion music. The modern Muak ensemble...
Seonsori
Seonsori (hangul: 선소리), also known as ipchang (hangul: 입창, hanja: 立唱) ), is a traditional Korean music genre known as "stand-up song." The word of seonsori originated in the word seo-da (hangul: 서다), ...
National Changgeuk Company of Korea
National Changgeuk Company of Korea is a changgeuk organization founded in 1962 with the objective of "reviving the beauty and spirit of Korean songs."
Sogak
So-gak or minsogak is a category of Korean music traditionally associated with the lower classes. It includes genres such as pansori and minyo. It is typically distinguished from jeongak, or court m...
Pungmul
Pungmul (Hangul: 풍물; Hanja: 風物 IPA: [pʰuːŋmul] POONG-muul) is a Korean folk music tradition that includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Most performances are outside, with dozens of players, all in ...
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