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Redefining Koreanness: North Korea, musicology, ideology, and ‘improved’ Korean instruments

Howard, Keith (2011) 'Redefining Koreanness: North Korea, musicology, ideology, and ‘improved’ Korean instruments.' In: Frank, Rüdiger, (ed.), Exploring North Korean Arts. Vienna: University of Wien/MAK, pp. 181-191.

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Abstract

A discussion of North Korea's 'improved' musical instruments, developed from traditional Korean instruments, but adapted with an eye to the versatility of Western orchestral equivalent instruments. Historical and contemporary dimensions, manufacturing details, and information on compositions and arrangements made for each of the instruments discussed.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: North Korea, musical instruments, socialism, composition, arrangement, performance
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Music
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions (Asia, Africa, Australia)
M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
M Music and Books on Music > MT Musical instruction and study
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
ISBN: 9783869842141
Depositing User: Keith Howard
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2012 14:31
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/13871

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