Akhak gwebeom

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Akhak gwebeom
Page from the Akhakgwebeom depicting a banghyang (metallophone)
Korean name
Revised RomanizationAkhak gwebeom
McCune–ReischauerAkhak kwebŏm

The Akhak gwebeom (Hangul: 악학궤범, Hanja: 樂學軌範; literally "Musical Canon") is a nine-volume treatise on music, written in Korea in the 15th century, in the Joseon Dynasty. It is written by hand in hanja, and depicts, in line drawings, most of the musical instruments in use at the time, with detailed descriptions and fingerings.

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  • Chang, Sa-hun (1976). Hanguk Eumaksa (The History of Korean Music). Seoul, South Korea: Eumsa.

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