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HyunJae Lee

on 10 October 2012

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Korean Music An ancient native Korean word
with no direct modern meaning Many variations of the song exist. They can be grouped into classes based on the lyrics

Titles of different versions of the song are usually prefixed by their place of origin or some other kind of signifier.
The original form of Arirang is Jeongseon Arirang, which has been sung for more than 600 years.
Jindo Arirang, Milyang Arirang Variations Lyrics Anne, Flora and Hyunjae Arirang Korean Folk Song Arirang, Arirang, Arariyo..Crossing over Arirang Pass.Dear who abandoned me
Shall not walk even ten li before his/her feet hurt Origin of Title "Arirang" is one name for the pass and hence the title of the song.

Arirang Pass is an imaginary rendezvous of lovers in the land of dreams, although there is a real mountain pass, called, "Arirang Gogae," outside the Small East Gate of Seoul.

The heroine of the story from which the Arirang Song originated was a fair maid of Miryang. In fact, she was a modest woman killed by an unrequited lover. But as time went on, the tragic story changed to that of an unrequited lady-love who complained of her unfeeling lover. The tune is sweet and appealing. The story is recounted in "Miss Arirang" in Folk Tales of Old Korea (Korean Cultural Series, Vol. VI). Arirang was a theme of some title events such as the 1988 Olympics. A genre of traditional percussion music originating in Korea.
The word samul = "four objects“, nori = "play“.Performed with four traditional Korean musical instruments. Samulnori Kkwaenggwari (a small gong)

Jing (a larger gong)

Janggu (an hourglass-shaped drum)

Buk (a barrel drum similar to the bass drum)

The traditional Korean instruments are called pungmul. Instruments Represents a different weather condition:
the janggu = rain,
the kkwaenggwari  = thunder,
the jing  = wind,
the buk  = clouds.

The idea of yin and yang is also reflected:
the buk and janggu (leather) - earth,
while the jing and kkwaenggwari (metal) - heavens.

Strong, accented rhythms, vibrant body movements, and an energetic spirit. Agricultural society
roots in Nong-Ak(Literally famers' music

A Korean folk genre comprsing music, acrobatics, folk dance and rituals

Performed in rice farming villages
Ensure and celebrate good harvests Nanta (Korean) is a popular South Korean musical.

In English the show is also known as "Cookin'".

It premiered in October 1997 in Hoam Art Hall in Seoul Nanta
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