REPERTOIRE

 

 

1. TaePyeongMu (a dance of blessed peace) - group dance

The origin of this dance is not clear, but it is assumed that the dance was performed since around 100years ago. The meaning of

TaePyeongMu is king and queen wishing for a year of abundance and properity. With its delicacy and refinement, every movement has

strong control. Not only stepping formation differs, but also the highlight of TaePyeongMu is on the movement of stepping fast. It is

succeeded and developed by Mr.Jung je-man as a style of group dancing.

 

  2. Sarangga (the love dance) - 2 person dance

Among the Chunhyangga-Pansory, the love theme is choreographed as a dance. This dance originates Song-bum and Kim

moon-sook developed this, and since1976 when Kim hyun-ja and Jung je-man performed this as a 2 person dance at the Chunhyang

Contest, it has been handed down and adored by many people.

 

3.  Buchae chum (fan dance) - group dance

A Buchaechum in which the dancer holds fans in both his(or her) hands shows the acme of splendor through varied motion of

chumsawsis(a dance motion). It expresses Korean people's persistent will to live like that of althea, the Korean national flower, and the

beauty of harmony.

 

4. seonnyo and hak chum (Fairy and crane dance) - 2 person dance

Created by Seong - jun Han "godfather" of the Korean dance in the 19th century. this dance is inspired by the legend of he heavenly

ladies whose favorite haunt on earth is MT. Geungansan, or the Diamond mountain. it is choreographed to express the secret

rendezvous between the ladies and white cranes talking place in the depth of the spectacular mountain. The dance is accompanied by

a music of hanntingly beautiful melody and rhythm

 

 

  5. salpuri(DANCE) - 1 person dance

Salpuri ha its origin from sgamanisticritual of talking with the spirit og a dead person using the shamans body. it is to expel bad spirit

and to escape from calamity. Salpuri has incorporated shamanistic meaning and Salpure tune. these dances can not only found in

China and Mongol in the form of towel dance. Salouri has mainly impromptu elements, and is calm and delicacy and show Han (sorrow)

and Jong (love) of a human to joy. Salpuri is also designated as an important tangible curtural asset. 

 

  6. Moodang chum  (shaman dance) - group dance

The traditional shamanism of korea developed over the years with the unlque characteristics of each reglon. The performance shows

glamorous and ornamental skaman rituals of the kyonggi and seoul reglon shortnend into a few acts. The shaman dance prays for the

merrlment and good fortune of the living in the process of creating rapport between the dead and the living to console and cheer the

souls of the dead and eventually relleve the living from any accldents or mishaps that may happen to them.

 

7. nongak  (farmers music and dance) - group music and dance

This is an active, dynamic and energetic dance by the farmers' instruments such as a janggu, a buk and a sogo, combined with the

accompaniment of a kkwaengwari and a jing, characterized by the techniques of the Sangswae's(a director of a nongak) buponori(a

play by a sabgswae spinning his sangmo around his head) and sogonori(a play by a sangswae beating his kkwaengwari) and long

sangmos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OTHERS

 

*** INTRUMENTS***

 

1) GWENGGARI(LITTLE GONG),20CM X 3.5CM,1KG

2)  JING(LARGE GONG),41CM X10CM, 6KG

3)  BUK(DRUM),57CM X 30CM, 5KG

4) JANGGU(DRUM),48CM X 52CM, 4KG

5)NALLARI(PIPE) 15CM X 5CM, 500G