[KBS] Sounds of Korea http://world.kbs.co.kr/english Sounds of Korea english 2017-09-25T11:55:27 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 Gyeonggi provincial folk songs http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069835 <BR>Although Korea isn’t a large country, in the past it wasn’t easy to travel from one area to...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069835">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-04-26 +09:00 Program Tea http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069557 <BR>Tomorrow is Gogwu곡우, one of Korea’s 24 seasonal divisions. It’s the day when the rain...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069557">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-04-19 +09:00 Program Fishermen http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069551 <BR>There are supposedly two kinds of fishermen. One catches fish to make a living, while the other is...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10069551">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-04-12 +09:00 Program Hansik http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068918 <BR>Hansik is one of Korea’s four major traditional holidays, together with Seollal or the lunar New...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068918">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-04-05 +09:00 Program Spring Flowers http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068592 <BR>During the Silla Dynasty, one government official, just appointed as Mayor of Gangneung강릉, was...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068592">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-03-29 +09:00 Program Sijo, old Korean poems http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068291 <BR>Hwang Jin-yi황진이 is considered the most talented and admired gisaeng or female entertainer of...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10068291">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-03-22 +09:00 Program Master singers of Korean traditional folk songs http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067986 <BR>Master Song Man-gap송만갑 is one of the most respected singers in the history of Korean...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067986">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-03-15 +09:00 Program Azaleas http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067662 <BR>Even those who are not interested in poetry would know a couple of poems by heart if they were...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067662">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-03-08 +09:00 Program Arirang http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067617 <BR>Director Na Un-gyu’s film “Arirang” is a silent movie that was released in 1926. The...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/program/program_tmusic_detail.htm?No=10067617">[more...]</a><BR> rki@kbs.co.kr 2017-03-01 +09:00 Program