8. Traditional Music_Samulnori Samulnori is a Korean percussion ensemble that originated from Nongak or farmers’ folk music. Nongak was developed to raise morale or excitement during group work or for traditional holidays. Samulnori uses only four major percussion instruments, including Kkwaenggwari, Jing, Janggu, and Buk. Since its premier in 1978, Samulnori has gained widespread acclaim and popularity both in Korea and around the world.