The Korean Cultural Center Los Angeles (Sangwon Jung, Director) present a special online project, ‘Oh! Pansori' series from April 6 through June 29 on the KCCLA YouTube channel.
Pansori is a genre of musical storytelling performed by a vocalist and a drummer and Chunhyangga is one of five surviving Pansori tales. It is a love story between Sung Chunhyang and Yi Mongryong, and despite differences in social class, the two fell in love. Chunhyangga finishes with a happy ending. It is also a Korean folk tale.
On the first ‘Chunhyangga’ episode, Pansori singer/teacher Kim Song introduces a story, beat (Jangdan). Then she teaches Chunhyangga Aniri and melody part. (If you want to know more about Aniri, click https://youtu.be/ieewdlW8UlE)
‘Oh! Pansori' series is a new series made by Namwon National Gugak Center to introduce Korean vocal genres ‘Pansori.’ Subscribe for more episodes to be brought to you every other week.
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