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Concert notes: Gong Myoung at the Chichester Festival Theatre — Korean Musicians Win English Hearts

by Jennifer Barclay 26 October 2009
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Jennifer Barclay, author of Meeting Mr Kim, reviews Gong Myoung at the Chichester Festival Theatre, 12 October 2009 He enters the stage wearing an oversized orange hat and sunglasses, carrying a toolbox and a walking stick. From the toolbox he takes out a saw and a drill, saws off the end of the walking stick, […]

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Some New Year drumming

by Philip Gowman 4 January 2008
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First, a video posted to YouTube on New Year’s Eve: a Korea-Japan collaboration in Los Angeles, from Doppo Nagata. “New year celebration of dance and music 2008” from Los Angeles, California. “Japan-Korea cross-cultural future traditional music and dance”. Music composed and produced by Doppo Nagata (Soul of Japan and beyond). Choreography by Soo Hyang Lee […]

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Photos from Dulsori evening at SOAS

by Philip Gowman 26 July 2006
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I’ve just uploaded to Flickr some snaps from last Friday’s fun evening at SOAS. Thanks to Melissa and bluebronte for these. I can’t claim any credit myself.

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Come & support the SamulNori stars of tomorrow.

by Philip Gowman 21 July 2006

Or at least come and have a laugh at your blogmeister making a fool of himself.

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Dulsori evening class # 2

by Philip Gowman 19 July 2006

Yesterday evening we learnt the backhand. And, in retrospect, as I struggled last night to notate what we learned, we also did triplets. We were without the interpreter yesterday, so 95% of the class was conducted in Korean. Some of the Korean students took pity on us non-Koreans (we had a new joiner, another Brit, […]

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Dulsori evening class #1

by Philip Gowman 17 July 2006

I ache. My brain aches from concentrating too much (maybe I should relax and go with the flow, but that only happens when at least three pints of London Pride have gone down my neck). The insides of my legs ache: in order to play the changgo you need to be at least a black […]

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