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Korean Musical Instruments


Ajaeng



The Ajaeng has 7 strings with different thickness.

The Performer plays on it with a stick. The stick is made of a peeled branch of forsythia painted with pine resin.

The Ajaeng produces a low sound.

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Gayageum



The Gayageum has a dozen strings with different thickness.
The player places the Gayageum on his knee and plays or plucks with one hand while pressing the strings with the other hand.

The Gayageum produces a clear and graceful sound, used for solo performance or ensemble.

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Yang-geum



Unlike other traditional Korean instruments which have silk strings, the Yang-geumis instrument has metal strings.

On a paulownia base with a narrow top and broader base there are 72 copper strings mounted The strings are divided in 18 groups. The Yang-geum produces 21 different notes.

The Yang-geum stick is used to produce sound.

The Yang-geum produces clear tones, it is used to make typical 'string' music.

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Hae-geum



The Hae-geum is a very nice instrument. On top of a small trunk there is a bamboo stick. On this stick there are two strings which are supported and stuck to the trunk.

The bow is made from horse hair and bamboo. It is rubbed against the string.

The two strings make different simple 'eastern' sounds.

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Jang-gu



The Jang-gu is a drum. The left side is covered with cow skin and the right side with horse skin. The trunk is made of paulownia.

The left side produces low tones, the right side high tones.

It it is a percussion instrument used in almost every Korean musical performance.

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Jing



The Jing is a brass gong. A string is attached to the edge. The stick is wrapped to prevent scratching the gong and to soften the sound.

It is used for ceremonical music.

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Sogo



The Sogo is a small drum with a handle. In the past female dog skin was used for both sides of the drum.

The Sogo is widely used by dancers, they carry the Sogo and play it while they dance.

notice: We sell Sogo's made without dog skin.

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