Skip to 0 minutes and 23 seconds In terms of Korean music, the color of sound has played an important role. A variety of Korean music is filled with sounds that each have a unique color. The fact that there are various genres in traditional Korean music proves this. In the Korean music Discovery Series, I would like to introduce Korean music expressed in various tones, voices and the cultural context in which the music existed. Hello. This is Hyejung Im, I’m a professor of Hanyang University Seoul Campus. I have been researching Korean music in various ways. I’will be your instructor for this ‘Korean Music Discovery Series’.
Skip to 1 minute and 15 seconds Through this lecture, you will be able to explore Korean music from various perspectives, such as literature, theater art, court culture, and common people’s culture. All of these courses are designed as 6-week lectures. 1.Politics and music, 2. Korean life and music, 3. Poetry and music, 4. Storytelling and music, 5.Drama and music, 6. Artists and music. Through the lecture and performance videos provided every week, you will be able to feel the same impression as watching the actual performance. In addition, the performer interview in the lecture will provide a better understanding of korean music. After each week’s lectures, related articles are presented and discussed.
Skip to 2 minutes and 21 seconds The goal of this lecture is first, we can sympathize with the artistry of Korean traditional music, and broaden our understanding of Korean history and culture. Second, we can compare our country’s music with Korean music and experience cultural diversity. Finally, we can feel the special emotions of Korean music. Recently, interest in Korean music is increasing worldwide, but it is limited to a very small part of Korean music called k-pop. This lecture will give you a chance to expand this interest to Korean music as well as Korean culture. The understanding of the essential elements of Korean music, will help renew international awareness of Korean culture as a whole. Thank you for joining this course, See you soon.