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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Serbian traditional music
Back through the centuries, the Serbian people have sung in all circumstances, especially while doing farm work. Songs were created from peoples' souls, traveling from throat to throat, heart to heart...
Noh
Noh (能, Nō), or Nogaku (能楽, Nōgaku)—derived from the Sino-Japanese word for "skill" or "talent"—is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14...
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Biwa hōshi
Biwa hōshi (Japanese: 琵琶法師), also known as "lute priests" were travelling performers in the era of Japanese history preceding the Meiji period. They earned their income by reciting vocal literatu...
Shinkyoku
Shinkyoku are modern musical compositions for shakuhachi. The term is commonly used to describe early post-Meiji era compositions influenced by western music.
Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute
Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute (Chinese: 胡笳十八拍; pinyin: Hújiā Shíbā Pāi) are a series of Chinese songs and poems about the life of Han Dynasty (202 BCE – 220 CE) poet Cai Wenji, the songs wer...
Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute - Wikipedia
Shakuhachi musical notation
Shakuhachi musical notation refers to the systems of transcribing playing instructions for shakuhachi music. The shakuhachi in Japan dates back to approximately 700 AD, though similar predecessor bam...
Jōruri (music)
Jōruri (浄瑠璃) is a form of traditional Japanese narrative music in which a tayū (太夫) sings to the accompaniment of a shamisen. As a form of storytelling, the emphasis is on the lyrics and narra...
Middle Eastern and North African music traditions
This is a list of folk music traditions, with styles, dances, instruments and other related topics. The term folk music cannot be easily defined in a precise manner. It is used with widely varying de...
Middle Eastern and North African music traditions - Wikipedia
Old time fiddle
Old time fiddle is a genre of American folk music. "Old time fiddle tunes" may be played on fiddle, banjo or other instruments but are nevertheless called "fiddle tunes". The genre has European and A...
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Kim Sun-ok
Kim Sun-ok (Hangul: 김순옥; December 1, 1917 – April 18, 1995) was an Ingan-munhwage for Pansori, which is fifth on the list of Important Intangible Cultural Properties of Korea. Her real name was Ki...
Komusō
The komusō (虚無僧, komusō, hiragana: こむそう; also romanized komusou or komuso) were a group of Japanese mendicant monks of the Fuke school of Zen Buddhism who flourished during the Edo period of 1...
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Jang Sa-ik
Jang Sa-ik (born 1949) is a highly popular South Korean singer. His music combines elements of popular music, jazz, and Korean traditional music. In particular, the style of pansori can be heard throu...
Quebec fiddle
Quebec fiddle is a part of the Old time fiddle canon and is influential in New England and Northwest fiddle styles.
According to Reiner and Anick, the affinity between Anglo-Celtic and French fid...
Jieshi Diao Youlan
Jieshi Diao Youlan (Chinese: 碣石調幽蘭; literally: "Solitary Orchid in the Stone Tablet Mode") or just "Solitary Orchid" ("Secluded Orchid" or "Elegant Orchid" in some translations) is the name o...
Jieshi Diao Youlan - Wikipedia
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...
Traditional Korean musical instruments - Wikipedia
Rokudan no shirabe
Rokudan no Shirabe (六段の調 abbreviation Rokudan 六段) is one of Yatsuhashi Kengyo's famous pieces. It was originally a soukyoku, a kind of chamber music with the koto playing the leading part, but nowada...
Gigaku
Gigaku (伎楽), also known as kure-gaku (呉楽) refers to an extinct genre of masked drama-dance performance, imported into Japan during the Asuka period.
Records state that it was introduced ...
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Soul Company
Soul Company (Hangul: 소울컴퍼니) was an independent Korean hip hop record label and talent agency based in Seoul, South Korea. Its dissolution was announced in September 2011, and moved on to disband in N...
Gagaku
Gagaku (雅楽, gagaku, ancient imperial court music and dances, lit. "elegant music") is a type of Japanese classical music that has been performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto for several cent...
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Canadian fiddle
Canadian fiddle is the aggregate body of tunes, styles and musicians engaging the traditional folk music of Canada on the fiddle. It is an integral extension of the Anglo-Celtic and Québécois Frenchfo...
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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...
Shōmyō
Shōmyō (声明) is a style of Japanese Buddhist chant, used mainly in the Tendai and Shingon sects. There are two styles: ryokyoku and rikkyoku, described as difficult and easy to remember, respective...
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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Doraji (folk song)
Doraji (Korean: 도라지) is a folk song popular among the ancient Korean peoples. The song originated from North Korea. Doraji means a wild flower found in Korea, which is usually called the Chinese b...