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Definition of the noun Pansori

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  1. A traditional Korean style of narrative song, in which a single performer is accompanied by a drummer


Pansori is a Korean genre of musical storytelling performed by a vocalist and a drummer. The music is usually performed by one sorikkun and one gosu. The term pansori is derived from pan, and sori.

  • also known as 盘索里

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Google previewFairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney (2015)

International Perspectives by Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston

Pansori is a unique Korean narrative genre, whose most distinguishing characteristic is that “one sorikkun (singer) sings a long dramatic song that lasts for about three to four hours, and sometimes up to eight hours, relying solely on the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Poetry (2015)

by R. Victoria Arana

Unlikeother modernists whohad a tendencyto imitate difficult intellectual poetry of Western modernist poets, Kimreinterprets thetraditional oralnarrative pulse of pansori througha modernday sensibility andinvites readersto experiencethe ...

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Singer (2014)

by Matthew Hoch

pansori. A genre of traditional Korean music that features one singer (sorikkun) and one drummer (gosu). The text relates an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian American Folklore and Folklife [3 volumes] (2010)

by Jonathan H. X. Lee, Kathleen M. Nadeau

Park (pansori/ 696 Korean Americans: Music Music.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Disability (2005)

by Gary L Albrecht, Sharon L. Snyder

This Korean folktale, which exists in hundreds of version, is one of the Pansori 12 Madang, a type of musical storytelling performance that originated during the late seventeenth century and continued to be popular during the eighteenth ...

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Small photo of The audience listened to the pansori song by the Korean traditional singer at N Seoul tower. South Korea: Jun 26, 2016 More...

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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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