[KBS] Sounds of Korea http://world.kbs.co.kr/english Sounds of Korea english 2017-11-23T20:25:49 Goryeo Songs http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078661 <BR>The most well-known Goryeo song is probably “Ssanghwajeom (쌍화점)” meaning a dumpling...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078661">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-11-22 +09:00 Program Songs from other countries http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078362 <BR>It’s easy to think of traditional Korean culture as something that was born and passed down only...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078362">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-11-15 +09:00 Program Namsadangpae Band http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078075 <BR>In the old days, there were several groups of clowns and entertainers that traveled all over the...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10078075">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-11-08 +09:00 Program True love http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077772 <BR>There once was a woman of great beauty and virtue who lived in the kingdom of Baekje (백제). Her...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077772">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-11-01 +09:00 Program Ancient string instruments http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077486 <BR>A long, long time ago a man named Gwanglijago (곽리자고) saw a drunken old man with a bottle of...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077486">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-10-25 +09:00 Program Love and marriage http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077149 <BR>“Punggu (풍구)” or “pulmu (풀무)” is a pair of bellows used to stoke up a fire. Its...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10077149">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-10-18 +09:00 Program Friends http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076849 <BR>MC: There once was an esteemed 11th-century Chinese poet Su Tungpo, or Su Shi. He passed a...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076849">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-10-11 +09:00 Program Chuseok and abundance http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076795 <BR>The late Joseon-era scholar Jeong Yak-yong (정약용) wrote a poem about the tough lives of...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076795">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-10-04 +09:00 Program Autumn sceneries http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076476 <BR>You can tell autumn has arrived as the winds have become cooler in the mornings and evenings, and...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076476">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-09-27 +09:00 Program Love for parents and family http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076171 <BR>Korean folk song “Song of Filial Love” sings of people known for their love for their parents....<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10076171">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-09-20 +09:00 Program Gugak composer Kim Hee-jo http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075903 <BR>In western music, musicians learn to play by following the notes that composers wrote. But...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075903">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-09-13 +09:00 Program Boating http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075536 <BR>It’s amazing how seasons change. It was blazing hot just a few weeks ago, but now it feels rather...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075536">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-09-06 +09:00 Program Court Music and Folk Music http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075228 <BR>The first gayageum player in history was Ureuk (우륵), a refugee from the fallen kingdom of Gaya....<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10075228">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-08-30 +09:00 Program Royal foxglove tree http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074926 <BR>The royal foxglove tree is a deciduous tree that goes by many different names. It’s sometimes...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074926">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-08-23 +09:00 Program Pavilions http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074617 <BR>MC: Roughly 500 years ago, there lived a scholarly gentleman named Yang San-bo (양산보). During...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074617">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-08-16 +09:00 Program Traveling to China’s southern regions and India http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074345 <BR>There is an aria entitled “Jebinojeonggi (제비노정기),” which roughly translates as “a...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074345">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-08-09 +09:00 Program Summer vacation and travels http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074052 <BR>The period between July 29th and August 4th is the peak vacation season in Korea. Around this time...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10074052">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-08-02 +09:00 Program Lotus Flowers http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073714 <BR>Dances performed in the royal court are called “Jeongjae (정재).” Since they were performed...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073714">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-07-26 +09:00 Program Supporting characters in pansori pieces http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073465 <BR>Good-looking main characters alone do not make a hit drama or movie. The script has to be tight and...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073465">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-07-19 +09:00 Program Drought http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073080 <BR>Korea was plagued by severe drought throughout the spring this year, causing grave concerns for...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10073080">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-07-12 +09:00 Program Pavilions http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072756 <BR>Chinese poet Li Bai from the Tang era is known to have liked drinking so much that his nickname was...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072756">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-07-05 +09:00 Program Deception http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072444 <BR>Pansori “Sugungga (수궁가)” is an epic traditional Korean song that lasts more than four...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072444">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-06-28 +09:00 Program Summer solstice http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072149 <BR>One day in the year 750, during the reign of King Gyeongdeok (경덕) of the Silla Dynasty, two...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10072149">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-06-21 +09:00 Program Taepyeongso http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071851 <BR>“Daechwita (대취타)” was the music played during a king’s outing or when military units...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071851">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-06-14 +09:00 Program Barley http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071551 <BR>MC: King Yeongjo of the Joseon Dynasty lived the longest among all Joseon kings, dying at age 82....<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071551">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-06-07 +09:00 Program Imaginary creatures http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071277 <BR>A dragon is a mythical creature often described as a fire-breathing monster in the West, but in the...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10071277">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-05-31 +09:00 Program Dano http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070968 <BR>Dano, May 5th on the lunar calendar, falls on May 30th this year. It was said to be the time when...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070968">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-05-24 +09:00 Program Romance of the Three Kingdoms http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070648 <BR>There is an old saying in Korea that you should never deal with someone who hasn’t read...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070648">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-05-17 +09:00 Program Songs of peace and prosperity http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070307 <BR>In the old days, there were places called pungryubang (풍류방), where music lovers gathered to...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070307">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-05-10 +09:00 Program Buddhist elements http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070064 <BR>Among Korea’s traditional pansori (판소리) stories, there are two arias titled...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10070064">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-05-03 +09:00 Program