Sound Bites From the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra

Exploring the Hyphen: With Korean-American Composer, Jean Ahn

April 14, 2021

Exploring the Hyphen: Korean-American composer Jean Ahn stops by to speak with me about her compositions, many of which incorporate Korean folk songs (such as the Arirang) and/or Korean cultural themes (such as "Haan" - collective trauma and deep grief). We explore how her music, which is in the Western European classical music tradition, houses elements of Korean folk culture.

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