Samul nori

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Template:Infobox Chinese/HeaderTemplate:Infobox Chinese/FooterSamul noriis a Koreantraditional musicalperformance, which is performed with four percussioninstruments: Jing, Janggu, Buk(the drum in Korean), Kkwaenggwari. The performance includes dancing. Specifically, in Samul, sameans "four", and mulmeans "object" in Korean, and norimeans "to play". Considering the meaning of Samul nori, this is one kind of playful and casual art performance done in public. In the past, Korean people usually play Samul noriwhen they work in agricultural area to relaxafter working. Nowadays, some Korean people who play Korean traditional music try to boost Samul nori. Famous samul-nori performances are Kim duk soo Samul noriand Namsadang nori. NamsadangNori was chosen as a UNESCOMasterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. In addition, some Koreans are trying to transform Samul nori to modern styles by mixing this with other modern performances. For example, there were TV shows where Samul nori performers were dancing with popsingers or DJs. Furthermore, other than mixing Samul nori with modern performances, some Korean people try to create new performance inspired by Samul nori. For example, Nanta, a performance of sounds made by hitting everyday objects, is inspired by Samul nori. Also, there is Nori dan, social enterprise in Korea, which play recycled garbageas musical instruments by hitting them.

Korean name
Hangul 사물놀이
Hanja 놀이
Revised Romanization Samullori or Samul nori
McCune–Reischauer Samullori or Samul nori