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Episode #626

Vaults: Korean Treasures

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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Music from Korea is the focus of this 1991 New Sounds program From the Vaults. Peter Gordon, the American sax player, composer, and bandleader, spent a year in Korea, becoming conversant in the striking classical music of that country and learning to play the piri, the Korean oboe. He demonstrates the instrument and shares some recordings of Korea’s “national living treasures.”

PROGRAM #626 "Guest Peter Gordon Presents Music From Korea" (First aired 3/4/1991)

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SOURCE

Korean Traditional Music, Vol. 3

Ryong-San-Hoi-Sang

"Garak Deori" {3:30}

SKC #0007
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Korean Traditional Music, Vol. 4

Piri Sanjo/Ajaeng Sanjo

"Piri Sanjo" {3:00}

SKC #0009

Korean Traditional Music, Vol. 7

Taegum Sanjo

"Jinyang" {11:00}

SKC #0012

Peter Gordon

live

Piri Improvisation: "New Sanjo" {5:00}

Not commercially available.

Gayakum/Gumoongo

A Jaing Sanjoh Collection

"Gayakum/Whimori" {2:00}

SKC/Meari SISCD-017

Korean Buddhist Chant (artist and album title unknown)

excerpt {5:00}

ASIA #ACD-012

ASIA #ACD-012

live

2 Piri demonstrations: 2 variations on "New Sanjo"

Not commercially available.

A Selection of Korean Trad. Music Vol. 12

Piri Taepyongsosolo

"Taechwita" excerpt {3:00}

SEM-Gramophone #CS-065

Nam Do Folk Song Collection

"Jin Do Arirang" {3:00}

SKC/Meari #SISCD-016

*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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