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Also called a janggu (장구), this hour-glass shaped drum with two heads is the most representative drum in traditional Korean music and is found in nearly all types of music. The connecting ropes and belts are adjusted to change the pitch. Janggo can be played seated or carried across the body with a sling. In court music, the janggu is played with a bamboo stick and one hand. In popular music and janggo dances, two sticks are used.

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