Percussion

Samulnori workshop: Wild Beats and Mesmerising Rhythms

by Events Editor 28 October 2010
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Jeung-hyun Choi, KAA member and managing director of the UK arm of Dulsori, will be holding an entertaining and very reasonably priced percussion workshop on 6 November: Come & Play Korean Drums & Percussion Wild Beats and Mesmerising Rhythms with Jeung-hyun Choi Saturday 6th November, 4:30-6:00pm St Mark’s Church, Myddleton Square, London EC1R 1XX. Feel […]

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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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Gong Myoung tours the South-east

by Events Editor 10 October 2009
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Gong Myoung (공명) are an incredible Korean percussion quartet with a passion for music. While they hold great respect for traditional Korean music, they have never been bound by it. They aim to create Korean music for all to enjoy, regardless of their nationality. They interweave genres and cultures playing more than 30 musical instruments, […]

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Learn Samulnori with Dulsori

by Events Editor 9 August 2009
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Don’t miss a rare chance to learn and experience the fun you can have playing samulnori percussion. Over the past few years Korean percussion group Dulsori have had a regular slot in the SOAS music summer school teaching percussion for a week. This year they’ve gone independent, and will be giving weekly classes over an […]

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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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Event News: Kim Duk-soo in Rhythm Sticks at the Purcell Room

by Events Editor 2 July 2006
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Kim Duk-soo comes to London as part of Think Korea 2006. Rhythm Sticks 19:30, 17 July 2006 Purcell Room, South Bank Centre (Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX) Introduction SamulNori is a group of dynamic musicians dedicated to performing and preserving traditional Korean music and dance. Since Kim Duk Soo first formed their […]

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