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193 – Royal Court Music 8: 수제천(Sujecheon)

July 12, 2011

Part eight of the ‘Sound of Heaven, Music of King Sejong’ concert at Gyeongbokgung Palace on May 28th.  This excerpt is an example of 수제천 (Sujecheon) and is played (with accompanying dancers) during the fifth and final of the wine offerings. For this piece, the dancers were specially equipped with large drums that they spun around and struck rhythmically with the music and dance.  (193 – Sujecheon)

Recorded 5/28/11/, 4:59PM (local time)

*You can hear the rest of the concert here.

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