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  • String instruments include the "gayageum," a twelve-stringed zither, the "geomungo," a six-stringed zither, and the "ajaeng," a horizontal zither.


  • Elsewhere in South Korea, architects produced designs that referenced kites, serving trays, ships 'sails, fishing nets, the ancient Hwaseong Fortress, chariots used in a local variant of tug-of-war and a gayageum zither, a 12-stringed folk instrument.

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  • Miss Korea 2006-2007 Honey Lee gayageum performance cm2007

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  • Lee Ha Nee / Honey playing the gayageum with her mom and sis

    Archive 2008-04-13

  • Other acts that evening included a five-member band with an accordion and electric guitars, a traditional fan dance and music performed on a gayageum (Korean traditional string instrument).

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  • Evan Ramstad A North Korean woman plays a gayageum, a guitar-like instrument with as many as 22 strings.

    Tunes of Peace in Pyongyang

  • No, he doesn't lift it over his head and pluck the strings with his teeth before setting his gayageum on fire and hurling it into a crowd of screaming teenage girls.


  • The five artists each play haegeum; gayageum; piri and taepyeongso; daegeum and sogeum; and janggu, kkwaenggwari and percussions, while the director and producer manage the band's other affairs.

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  • Janggu, gayageum (beginner and intermediate), haegeum, and samulnori programs are offered, and the program fee is 30,000 won for the 12-week program.


  • His favorite instrument is the gayageum and he loves all pieces played on the gayageum.



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  • A traditional Korean zither-like instrument with 12 strings.

    April 22, 2008