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Classical Music/Violin piece used in Korean drama


Dear Marbeth, my search to identify the name of the piece in this video has been fruitless so far. To me, it's rather haunting and melancholy and I feel like I've heard it before in a Celtic context, but I could be wrong. As you can tell from comments under the video, others have tried to find it too, unsuccessfully, it appears. Any help would really be appreciated. Thanks so much.

I have never heard it.  It does not sound Celtic to me.  It sounds modern; as if it were written for a film or TV show.

The first few notes are the American slave song, "Going Home," which was used by Dvorak in his Symphony #9.  After the first couple of notes, the melody diverges.  I think the similarity between this music is coincidental.  That is, this music is not a variation on either the slave song or the Dvorak.

I would look to see if you can find the CD producer, the recording people, etc.  Is there any info anywhere on the CD (I'm hoping it's a CD because perhaps we can find something printed there on the liner notes or copyright information we can use to trace)?

I don't know what B.O.F. is.  Can you trace from this term?

How about looking for a list of performances by Ji Hoo?  You might also search on Amazon under his name for recordings.  Also look in Wikipedia.

This is the best I can do.  I'm sorry I can't help you more specifically.

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I have a PhD in musicology, with expertise in medieval - Renaissance - Baroque - Classical periods, but I'll try to help you with any period.

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