In Korean palaces it was once the custom to hold elaborate annual festivals to repose the souls of the royal ancestors. This piece is an example of the music played on such an occasion. It was composed during the 15th century Sejong era. Flutes, oboes (p’iri, zithers, drum (changgo and other instruments are joined by a male vocalist.
Jong Myo Yong Shin Ahk - Ah Ahk (Requiem for Ancestor's Shrine)