Posture playing the bak

National Gugak Center

National Gugak Center

National Gugak Center
Seoul, South Korea

The bak is made of six hard wood boards that are tied together at one end to make a fan shape when spread out. The bak is sounded once when the music starts or significant changes occur in rhythmic patterns. However, it claps three times when the music ends.


  • Title: Posture playing the bak
  • Creator: National Gugak Center
  • Subject Keywords: National Gugak Center,Korea Traditonal Instrument,Instrument,Southkorea,bak,wood board,rhythmic patterns
  • Publisher: National Gugak Center
  • Rights: National Gugak Center

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