Music: South Korean traditional musical instruments

Music- South Korean traditional musical instruments are still preserved. These musical instruments are still used for art events today.

We can see this from the appearance of these traditional musical instruments in several South Korean drama series. However, it is not possible to use all South Korean instruments for contemporary art events and performances.

The following are some traditional South Korean musical instruments for art events to date:

A traditional South Korean instrument called the Gayageum

The first traditional South Korean musical instrument was the Gayageum, and the way to play this instrument is by plucking the strings to produce a beautiful sound. The Gayageum is the same as the lute but has 12 strings and is a handiwork of the Gaya empire. There are 2 types of the lute from South Korea, namely Gayageum Sanjo and Gayageum Jeongak. At solo music events, the lute they use is Sanjo, and for orchestral music events, they use the Jeongak lute.

A traditional South Korean musical instrument called Geomungo

The next traditional South Korean musical instrument is the Geomungo, this musical instrument is the same as the harp where the way to play this instrument is by picking. Geomungo only has 6 strings, unlike the Gayageum. There are also 2 types of Geomungo instruments, namely Sanjo and Jeongak.

A traditional South Korean musical instrument called Haegeum

The traditional South Korean instrument called Haegeum is a musical instrument similar to the fiddle. Haegeum has 2 strings and the way to play this instrument is by picking it.

A traditional South Korean instrument called Ajaeng Kecapi

This Kecapi is a stringed instrument with 7 strings.

A traditional South Korean instrument called the Geum

Geum traditional instrument is a traditional South Korean instrument that has 7 strings. Geum is still played today for art events.

Daegeum

The next traditional South Korean musical instrument is the Haegeum. The way to play it is by blowing it and it is large, different from the flute. Haegeum has 2 types, namely Sanjo and Jeongak.

A traditional South Korean instrument called the Sodium

Sodium is very similar to the flute because it is from bamboo and the way to play it is by blowing it.

A traditional South Korean instrument called Hyangpiri

A traditional South Korean instrument called Hyangpiri is played by blowing and is used for orchestras or South Korean arts. (TCT)