Pak Tongjin (musician)

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Pak Tongjin (1916–2003) was a famous South Korean pansori musician.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Howard, Keith (November 18, 2006). Perspectives on Korean music. SOAS musicology series. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. pp. vii, 30, 62, & 217. ISBN 978-0-7546-3892-6. OCLC 604319869. Retrieved April 5, 2011. For example, Pak Tongjin (1916-2003), appointed holder of p'ansori in 1973 for his skill in performing one of the five surviving stories, 'Chŏkpyŏkka/Song of the Red Cliff', devised a new p'ansori story, 'Yesyjŏn/The Story of Jesus', using traditional elements but, nonetheless, a story with no antecedent. 
  2. ^ "Pak Tongjin". New Grove Online. Oxford Music Online. Retrieved April 5, 2011. 
  3. ^ 이규섭. [지은이 이규섭] [Kyu-sŏp Yi] (1994). 판소리답사기행 [Journey to Explore pansori] (in Korean). Sŏul-si: Minyewŏn. pp. 243–251. ISBN 978-89-85878-06-7. OCLC 679395593. 

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  • Howard, Keith (March 30, 2010). "Música Coreana - Guía del Oyente: Pansori" [Korean Music - Listener's Guide]. Artes Escénicas de Corea (in Spanish). Mauricio Martínez R. Retrieved April 5, 2011. [Pak claims to know each of the pansori traditional stories. This is unusual because most singers are known for only a single piece. Here we find sufficient evidence of his versatility: all five traditional stories plus a 'new' show, a story based on the New Testament that confirms Pak's conversion to Christianity.]  Contains a discography for Pak Tongjin.
  • Jang, Yeonok (2001). "P'ansori performance style: audience responses and singers' perspectives". Ethnomusicology Forum. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge. 10 (2): 99–121. doi:10.1080/09681220108567322. ISSN 1741-1920. OCLC 56722533. In Seoul, Pak is a very popular singer, since he is a particularly good entertainer. His popularity comes largely from his witty remarks at the beginning of his performances or during them, ...