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The Sound of Arirang (A-ra-ri-o)
[Korean Traditional Music/Great Soloist Series]
Lee Kwang Soo is one of Korea's most widely known traditional performing artists.
As a member of "SamulNori", He recorded over twelve albums which featured his playing on the kkwaengwari(small gong) and at times his vacal abilities.
This album, however is devoted to his interpretations of various "Arirang"s and is an excellent opportunity for his fans to hear more of his compelling vocal talents.


  • Lee KwangSoo
    (vocal & jing on 1., vocal & janggo on 2.5.6.7.8., vocal on 3.4., jing)
  • Kim SeoungWoon
    (piri on 3.)
  • Lee ChulJoo
    (daegeum on 4.5.)
  • Kim YunJae
    (haegeum on 7.)
  • ........
    (ajaeng on 8.)
  • Han SeungSuk
    (jing, vocal on 7.8.)
  • & Others
    (on 7.8.)
  • 1. Prologue (07'20")
    - Lee KwangSoo
    2. Arirang (02'31")
    - Korean Traditional
    3. Kin Arirang (02'09")
    (Long Arirang)
    - Korean Traditional
    4. Cheong-seon Arirang (02'44")
    (Arirang sung in Cheong-seon)
    - Korean Traditional
    5. Gang-won-do Arirang/Han O-beak-nyeon/
    Gang-won-do Arirang (4'44")
    (Arirang sung in Gang-won-do Province/ About 500years)
    - Korean Traditional/Korean Traditional
    6. Gu-eum(2'53")
    (Vocalise)
    - Korean Traditional/Lee KwangSoo
    7. Mil-yang Arirang (3'09")
    (Arirang sung in Mil-yang)
    - Korean Traditional
    8. Jin-do Arirang ( 3'18")
    (Arirang sung in Jin-do Island)
    - Korean Traditional
    9. Monologue ( 4'27")
    - Lee KwangSoo

  • Recorded at Lead(Wave) Studio, Sinsa-dong Seoul Korea, December 1995
  • Mastered at Tokyu Fun, Tokyo Japan
  • Produced bySohn Ah-Sun(Sound Space) and Shimizu Ichiro (Sound Space)
  • Directed by Miyakoshi Hiroki(Sound Space)
  • Engineered by Nakao Kazuhiko(Delta Studio)
  • Mastered by Ueda Keiko(Tokyu Fun)
  • Title Illustration by Sung Yoon
  • Photo by Shimizu Ichiro(Sound Space)
  • Planned by Choi, In(Samsung)
  • Notes in English by Suzanna Oh (Samstag)
  • Notes in Korean by Lee BoHyun
  • Released September 1996
  • (c) & (p) SAMSUNG ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
  • Manufactured by SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,LTD.