Korean National Folk Music Group celebrates 40th anniversary — The Korea Times

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—by Anna J. Park: While some global music fans seem to be fanatical about K-pop, others might have wondered what traditional Korean music sounds like. For those unfamiliar with it, Kim Young-kil, 57, artistic director of the Folk Music Group, one of three traditional music companies affiliated with the National Gugak Center, explains that Korean folk music embodies all the primal sounds of all the people who ever lived on the Korean Peninsula…

Image courtesy of the National Gugak Center

April 21, 2019


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