• Culture is influences from China,
Burma, Laos, Cambodia, India and
• Formerly known as SIAM
• Bangkok is the capital city of
• Muang Thai or Land of the Free
3. • Thailand is in
• About size of
• Burma, Laos,
that form its
4. Thailand Music
• Traditional Thai Music- 800 yrs. Old
• Drums, bells, and trumpets for
• Thai are engaged much in singing,
acting and playing musical instruments.
• Royal courts, dance, theater, and
• Thai Music-Living art
• Supported by Royal court
5. Two kinds of Traditional Thailand Music
1. Folk Music –
6. Vocal Music
Suod– is the chanting or reciting of
religoius verses that are used to worship.
Thes– is a mixture of poetry reading ,
reciting, recitation and speech delivery.
Phleng klomdek– are nursery ryhmes
that are orally transmitted.
7. Vocal Music
Phleng bork– are songs performed by male
singers whch tell strories and news to
communities in a light and jolly manner.
Sebha– is a solo song developed from a
prose style popular in central thailand
He Ruea– is a boat song where the verses are
sung according to the rhythm of the oarsmen.