National Gugak Center

National Gugak Center

National Gugak Center
Seoul, South Korea

The pyeongyeong consists of sixteen stones hung on a wooden frame, and it is played with a stick made of cow horn. Each stone has a different pitch. The thicker the stone, the higher the pitch. It is arranged for court ritual music as well as music that has a Chinese origin or style.


  • Title: pyeongyeong
  • Creator: National Gugak Center
  • Subject Keywords: National Gugak Center,Korea Traditonal Instrument,Instrument,Southkorea,percussion,pyeongyeong,stone
  • Publisher: National Gugak Center
  • Rights: National Gugak Center

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