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Traditional Korean Music Traditional Korean Music MinKyun Kim World Music 3113 Dr. David Goza Dec 1, 2011 Performing of Audiences Korea’s traditional music differs from Western music in a lot of ways. Western music seems to be more calm and romantic while Korean music involves more joyous elements. This can be viewed through the cultural differences that Western and Koreans had. For Koreans agricultural background backs up the Korean music. Music was used in rituals and during
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Traditional Korean Music farming to make it more efficient. However, Western music was only known to the royal class of people, so the popularity and quality of music differs in various ways. Music of Korea has mainly two types of genre. The first is the royal music that king with his family listened to, and the second is what commoners listened. The royal music is known to us as sujechon music. Sujechon music has four sounds; Ttung, Koong, GiDuk(Duk), and Dururu. Without a special beat or rhythm, sujechon music creates a melody. It is the number one Korean orchestra that each player knows each other enough that they are comfortable with the time intervals. Ensemble of this irregular music can be created with the breathing of the each player that they share. It is the cultural time that is created from thousands of years ago and feeling each other. Pansori is the most well known Korean music for commoners. It is a combination of vocal and drama. In literal translation of Pansori, pan stands for a place or story and sori stands for sound, creating the whole meaning of story music. It can be compared to the Western opera but Pansori is very economical to be known to commoners. It is performed by one singer and a drummer that leads the beat. Pansori has four elements; aniri, sori, balim, and chooimse. Each elements get together to make a cheerful sound. Artists of Pansori players were not socially high people, however, they devote their lives in love of music that they can have proud in what they are playing. As it was shown in the 3rd Annual Korean Music Symposium, interactions between players and audiences were very important, as in comparison to the Western concerts where you have to remain breathlessly quiet. Myung Chang (Great singing) is not created by the artist himself / herself but it is how the artist is making harmony with audiences. As it was heard in the
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Traditional Korean Music Symposium, when “Jotta! (Good!)” was heard, it can be considered successful and having more interactions you can have with audiences, that better it is. Samulnori Samulnori is intensely rooted within the traditional music and philosophy of the Korean traditions. There are many countries in the world, each with its own specific and unique culture. Culture is not just defined by one thing or aspect. Everything we see, hear, and feel are also
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