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The Pansori Epic Chant


Language: English

Pansori is a genre of musical storytelling performed by a vocalist and a drummer.This popular tradition, characterized by expressive singing, stylized speech, a repertory of narratives and gesture, embraces both elite and folk culture. During performances lasting up to eight hours, a male or female singer, accompanied by a single barrel drum, improvises on texts that combine rural and erudite literary expressions.


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Place/region: Republic of Korea, Asia and the Pacific
Series: 2008 Inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, Republic of Korea
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Rights: National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage
 

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Original: Video cassette.VHS.Pal
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0473
File No: AVFONDS-CLTITH-2008-00070-KOR.DV
Rights holder: UNESCO ; National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage