Pansori Meets K-pop

Miriam L. Brenner

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In a video lecture with many musical examples, Miriam L. Brenner delves deeper into South Korean music, particularly pansori and K-pop. These two different musical styles come together in director Ong Keng Sen’s opera Trojan Women. What is the relationship between this traditional Korean singing style and modern pop? Miriam L. Brenner discusses this clash between tradition and modernity.