I saw a couple of pictures of and watching some videos of it were and I was curious.
It seems to be Korean in origin.
'Peace & Piano Festival' melds diverse set of genres
This is a part of Jeokbyeokga from Korea's storytelling and singing tradition called pansori.
However, this pansori performance doesn't just feature the traditional Korean string music instrument called the haegeum, but also four pianists playing melodies from Beethoven sonatas.
Ahn Yi-ho, who's been singing pansori for nearly 20 years says, he was amazed by the performance.
"I think it's very interesting to see how these two totally different music genres, which are at the pinnacle of their own spheres, can meet up and match so well."
A Korean Destiny: An Introduction to Korean Traditional Instruments ...
, But I was not included in the video since the TV. crew filmed the day time class and I was part of the evening class. The pictures you see here were recovered from my phone, but the videos are sadly, all gone. Actually, I took lots of pictures and videos, but I accidentally deleted all the files on my phone. There is a specific way to hold the mallet. Holding the mallet in a downward. If I ever have a chance to retake the class, I will be sure to show you some videos. next to the wooden mallet for support. The mallet is made from the root of a bamboo tree. around the mallet handle.
Review: Gostwind Rages With Symphonic Thrash On 'Kkokdugaksi'
- Titled “2014Music Class for Foreigners — Spring Semester,” the program will cover instruments such as janggu (hourglass-shaped drum), gayageum (12-stringed zither), haegeum (two-stringed zither) and include samulnori (percussion ensemble).
- The other source Gostwind employs is based on the traditional Korean folk instruments such as the daegeum and the haegeum. These instruments, in particular the fiddle-like haegeum, add a pleasantly shrill/harsh edge to Gostwind's already-heady thrash.