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This week, we will learn ‘Daegeum Sanjo’

This week, we will learn ‘Daegeum Sanjo’

Sanjo, played with a traditional Korean instrument, is music in which the traditional stylistic beauty of Korea can be found in scale, rhythm, and structure. Sanjo, which was played by old masters, was played again by disciples and developed into a school. It is the dream of Korean musicians to create their own sanjo that reflects their artistic experiences and musical orientation throughout their lives.

The learning objectives are as follows:


  • A general introduction to sanjo
  • Introduction to daegeum and introduction to daegeum sanjo and schools

Learning Objectives

  • Describe and analyze the structure and unique characteristics of Sanjo, Korea’s important musical heritage.
  • Evaluate the emotional and technical aspects of ‘Sanjo’ as performed with the Daegeum, drawing insights from firsthand accounts of musicians.
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