But if they are learning to play Korean traditional instruments, such as the kayakum
[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (zither) or tanso [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (bamboo flute), they are said to be studying traditional Korean music, kugak [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], at traditional Korean music academies, kugak hagwon [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
There are also about 20 back alleys, along which modern and traditional cafes and restaurants are lined up where the visitor can enjoy a variety of traditional Korean teas and listen to the ''Kayakum
,'' a 12-stringed traditional musical instrument.
Also meriting annotation or explanation for American readers might be the Kaya harp or kayakum
, a musical instrument with twelve strings, also known as the Korean harp (p.