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Pungmul


Pungmul is a Korean folk music tradition that is a form of percussion music includes drumming, dancing, and singing. Most performances are outside, with dozens of players, all in constant motion. Samul Nori, originally the name of a group founded in 1978, has become popular as a genre, even overseas. It is based on Pungmul musical rhythmic patterns and uses the same instruments, but it faster and usually played while sitting down.



Below is solo pungmul performance by pungmul master Kim Deok Su with the Janggu instrument.