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Oppa Sijo Style

By posted at 3:00 pm on December 2, 2012 0

Forget “Gangnam Style.” The next Korean musical craze should involve the sijo (pronounced “shee-jo”), a type of poem dating back to the 1300s, and, “up until the 20th century … was mostly composed and sung, not written and published.” You can listen to a performance of Yi Cho’nyön’sMoonlight Pear Blossoms” over here.

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