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Korean Musical Instruments: A Practical Guide

Howard, Keith (1988) Korean Musical Instruments: A Practical Guide. Seoul: Se-kwang Music Publishers.

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The first and most comprehensive English language account of Korean musical instruments. Designed as a 'show and tell' guide, two overview chapters on history and al instruments currently used or reported in Korea precede seven chapters devoted to the seven most important current instruments. Each instrument is considered in its historical, regional, and contemporary context, in respect to notation types and systems, instrument construction, and playing techniques. THe book includes copious notations in both traditional mensural notation and Western staff notation.

Item Type: Authored Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Department of Music
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > ML Literature of music
Depositing User: Keith Howard
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2009 15:04
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/6054


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