Komagaku

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Komagaku (高麗楽) is a form of Gagaku (traditional Japanese court music) form arranged in the Heian period mainly based on Koguryeo[disambiguation needed] music and sankangaku (the music of the Three Kingdoms of Korea[1][2] and is often played as a dance accompaniment.[3] In contrast to other forms of Gagaku, Komagaku uses no plucked string instruments, only winds and percussion.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daijirin "雅楽の分類の一。平安初期の楽制改革で、従来の三韓楽と渤海楽を合わせて成立。"
  2. ^ "About Korea: Culture: Performing Arts: Music". 
  3. ^ "Masks Of Japan". 
  4. ^ "gagaku - Britannica Concise".