Korea: Jongmyo Jeryeak

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Label: Ocora
Catalog: C560242
Format: CD

The Court Music Orchestra of National Gugak Centre

The Jongmyo Jeryeak refers to a combination of vocal and instrumental music, and dances, performed once a year at the Jongmyo royal shrine: for about 600 years, this solemn and majestic ritual music - played on drums, gongs, bells, chimes, zithers, fiddles, oboes and flutes - have been performed in honour of the royal ancestrors of the Joseon dynasty.

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