Traditional Korean Melodies
- Interesting, worth a look
- Great for teachers
Taryeong is a specific type of Korean folk music. It originated in villages, and characteristically repeats sounds and words, expressing the longings of the average person.
GYEONG-BOG GUNG TARYEONG
Gyeong-bog gung is one of the largest palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1897). This piece was written as a criticism during the palace’s reconstruction and expansion, depiciting a growing disparity between the common people and the royal family.
Geumgangsan is a mountain located in North Korea noted for its’ scenic beauty and popularity with tourists. This beautiful mountain has a different name in each season; this taryeong sings of its beauty during the spring.
Nampo is a city and seaport located in North Korea, and the song details a typical day in a fishing village.
This piece was not originally meant for singing, and is instead a lively dance piece.
Difficulty level, roughly compared to ABRSM exam grades. 0 is beginner, 9 is advanced (beyond grade 8).
- GYEONG-BOG GUNG TARYEONG
- GEUMGANGSAN TARYEONG
- NAMPO TARYEONG
Item DetailsCategory: Flute Duet Music
Publisher: Falls House Press
Publisher's reference: 2FGS41
Our Stock Code: 1137279
Media Type: Paperback