Kizaemon Tea-Bowl, Korea, 16th Century (used for Tea Ceremony, 17th Century)Traditional tea ceremonies were originally performed by Buddhist monks in sacred mountain temples. The tea ceremony strengthens connections with nature and is considered valuable for cultivating a peaceful mind. These compositions function as "a bridge between tea and music in Korean tradition."
Tea Music [Da'ak] Vol. 1 - 5
Tea Music 1 - Two Themes on the Fragrance of Tea - Hwang, ByungKi
Tea Music 1 - Tea Music - Leaves, Water, Light - Yi, KonYong
Tea Music 1 - Ode to Tea Fragrance - Paik, ByungDong
Tea Music 1 - Ensemble No 8 Tea Mind, Tea Music, Tea Zen Samadhi - Kim, HeeJo
Tea Music 2 - In Praise of Tea-Tao - Yi, SungChun
Tea Music 2 - Cho Il Incense - Park, IlHoon
Tea Music 2 - Su Ryong Uhm (Water Dragon Moan)
Tea Music 2 - PyungJoHoeSang - New SangRyungSan
Tea Music 3 - Dong Ta Song - Park, IlHoon
Tea Music 3 - Cho Dang - Yi, ChongKu
Tea Music 3 - Il Ji Ahm - Kim, YoungDong
Tea Music 3 - MyungSun - Bak, DongUk
Tea Music 4 - Four Seasons - Winter - Night - Kim, JongSu
Tea Music 4 - Four Seasons - Spring - Dawn - Kim, JongSu
Tea Music 4 - Four Seasons - Summer - Midday - Kim, JongSu
Tea Music 4 - Four Seasons - Fall - Evening - Kim, JongSu
Tea Music 5 - Good Time for Tea Drinking, Elegance - Cloud - Park, InHo
Tea Music 5 - Good Time for Tea Drinking, Elegance - Moon - Kim, SongKyong
Tea Music 5 - Good Time for Tea Drinking, Elegance - Wind - Park, IlHoon
Tea Music 5 - Good Time for Tea Drinking, Elegance - Star - Yi, KonYong
Tea Music 5 - Good Time for Tea Drinking, Elegance - Sun - Hwang, UiJong
TEA MUSIC [DA'AK]
KOREAN CREATIVE MUSIC SOCIETY
Rituals of tea-drinking are followed throughout the world. The mystical properties of tea are celebrated, mostly without thinking, in the daily lives of millions. In Korea, tea and music have a special and spiritual relationship. The Korean Creative Music Society’s Tea Music [Da'ak] explores the intricate association between Korean music the ancient art of tea-making.
Drawing inspiration from the love of tea to be found in both traditional and contemporary worlds. Tea Music [Da'ak] combines dance, art and a tea ceremony with exquisite Korean music played on traditional instruments.
These include the daegeum (a large Korean flute), danso (a small bamboo flute), gayageum (a 25 string instrument), yanggeum (a Korean zither) and geomungo (a 6 string instrument).
Take time out from the tension and stress of today’s modern life and be transported by this delicate and tranquil piece of perfection.