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The Korean Singer of Tales

The Korean Singer of Tales( )
Author: Pihl, Marshall R.
Series title:Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Ser.
ISBN:978-0-674-01274-5
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Harvard University, Asia Center
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

P'ansori, the traditional oral narrative of Korea, is sung by a highly trained soloist to the accompaniment of complex drumming. In the first book-length treatment in English of this art form, Pihl traces its history from roots in shamanism and folktales through its 19th-century heyday and discusses its evolution in the 20th century.

Book Details
Pages:307
Detailed Subjects: Music / Genres & Styles / Folk & Traditional
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 8.97 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.98 Pounds



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