Formation and Differentiation of Modern Music World in Colonial Korea

Joon Han, 권도희, 장유정, 한신갑
2011 문화와 사회  
This study examines the formation and characteristics of modern music world in colonial Korea during the 1930s. Modern Korean music world inherited the legacy of traditional Korean music, but at the same time was heavily influenced by the newly introduced western music and Japanese popular music. In analyzing the formation of music world, we focus on the dynamics between different musical genres and also on the relationships between composers and singers. Social Network Analysis of two-mode
more » ... sis of two-mode data on genre-singer, genrecomposer, and composer-singer networks reveals that boundaries between genres became more established over time and that the relationship between composers and singers show limited stability reflecting the high level of uncertainty in the market of popular music.
doi:10.17328/kjcs.2011.10.1.008 fatcat:rcigxjg7szghbjwumoud6cdfk4