Royal Court Music Of Thailand

Various Artists

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Format: CD

Cat No: SFW40413

Release Date:  09 August 1994

Label:  Smithsonian Folkways

Packaging Type:  Jewel Case

No of Units:  1

Barcode:  093074041321

Genres:  World Music  

  • Description

    Reticent yet dynamic, sophisticated and delicate, this recording contains four cherished and exquisite compositions performed with an enchanting mix of xylophones, gongs, cymbals, fiddles, guitars, and breathtaking vocals. Instrumental and vocal music of the Thai classical repertoire draws listeners into a realm of ornate tonal variations and textured rhythms. Recorded in 1994 in Bangkok, this studio recording features musicians of the Bangkok College of Dramatic Arts Fine Arts Department, performing the traditional and highly refined music of the Thai royal court. "Splendid example of thoroughly contemporary exotica." —"Boston Rock

  • Tracklisting

      Disc 1

      Side 1

      • 1. Sounds Of The Surf Overture (Pleng Homrong Kleun Katob Fang)
      • 2. The Floating Moon (Pheng Bulan Loy Luen)
      • 3. A Starlit Night (Pleng Ratri Radab Dao Thao)
      • 4. Heart OF The Sea (Pleng Ok Thalay Thao)