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The Akhak gwebeom (Korean: 악학궤범, literally "musical canon") is a nine-volume treatise on music, written in Korea in the 15th century, in the Joseon Dynasty. It is written by hand in hanja, and depicts, in line drawings, most of the musical instruments in use at the time, with detailed descriptions and fingerings.

Akhak gwebeom
Banghyang.jpg
Page from the Akhakgwebeom depicting a banghyang (metallophone)
Korean name
Hangul
악학궤범
Hanja
Revised RomanizationAkhak gwebeom
McCune–ReischauerAkhak kwebŏm

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  • Chang, Sa-hun (1976). Hanguk Eumaksa (The History of Korean Music). Seoul, South Korea: Eumsa.

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