Music of Korea
Music Korea is a traditional Korean music, which includes folk, vocal and ritual music styles that belong to the Korean nation. Korean music, Korean art, painting and sculpture, has existed since prehistoric times .
Until now in Korea there are two that differ from each other, musical cultures: traditional music — kuhak and Western music — janák.
The history of Korean music can be divided into three periods: ancient, medieval and modern. The first period dates from the era of tribal States that existed before the Foundation of the Crust. The distinctive features of this period are the development of accumu (music, songs, dances), Kamu (singing and dancing) or anmo (music and dance), representing the rites of worshipping heaven and earth in ancient society, and the emergence of some musical instruments from Central Asia in the era of the three kingdoms (57 year to Sciences E. — 668 year n. BC) and the development hanaki (local instruments) in each of the three kingdoms. Thus, music and dance in South Manchuria developed into the worship practices and rituals, such as ENGO state of Buyeo. conman Goguryeo and muchon ancestral state of Dongye. while in Samhane. kipunji follows the examples of songs and dances associated with agricultural rituals. Consequently, religious traditions songs and dances of the ancient society of the South Manchuria and the Korean Peninsula became the basis of local music — Hanguk States of Goguryeo. Baekje and Silla in the three kingdoms era. The concept of akamu was also discussed in the music section of historickou Chronicles Korean Samguk Saga. With the strengthening of Royal power, the emergence of the three kingdoms led to the establishment of the Royal musical institutions to support the cultural life of the Royal and aristocratic families as well as court musicians and dancers, specializing in song, dance, and instrumental music supported by these institutions. Another historic event and the result of these trends in the ancient period was the introduction music of the three kingdoms (Baekje Kataragama States. komagaku Goguryeo and Silla shiragiku ) in Japanese Imperial court.
There are still Buddhist and shamanistic dancing, and shamanistic drum music and melodic dance music. called sinawi.
Traditional Korean music can be divided into four types: courtly, aristocratic, academic, and religious.
Korean folk music Edit
Korean folk music — are varied and complex, but all forms contain a set of rhythms called Chandan, and commonly define a set of melodic keys. Because the folk songs of different regions are grouped by donbo, their vocal style and tone — is limited. Therefore, modern researchers are trying to group donbo folk songs by various music features. These songs are mostly simple and fun. Folk songs of the namdo (province of Chollado partly Chungungo ), unlike the songs of other regions, is very rich and dramatic, and famous in this genre, as pansori and-young, whose homeland is the region too. Some namdo folk songs are used in pansori or developed professional singers, which included them in their repertoires. Jeju folk songs are sung in the Jeju island. They are most numerous than the folk songs of other regions in Korea, and about 1600 songs have survived. Jeju folk songs are grouped by simplicity, unique melody and the richness of words in the text.