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Asian traditional instruments for ONE ASIA Joint Concert
Dan Bau
Dan Bau
Viet nam
Performer: Ngo Tra My
It's a unique musical instrument in the inside of a Vietnamese traditional musical instrument.The Dan Bau have the simple shape, but all sound can be expressed in characteristic performance method.Therefore The Dan Bau achieve the part of solo in a traditional music orchestra.
Dan T'rung
Dan T'rung
Viet nam
Performer: Le Thuy Linh
The Dan T'rung is made of a bamboo of the minority which lives in a high plain called Tỉnh Thái Nguyên.The musical instrument used for a belief ceremony has been to have unique sound and has permeated Vietnamese's music.The Dan T'rung was a necessary musical instrument of a Vietnamese traditional musical instrument.
Dan Tam Thap Luc
Dan Tam Thap Luc
Viet nam
Performer: Le Thuy Linh
This is percussion instrument with pith change and 36 metal chords. The sound is created by using 2 sticks with rubber – covered ends to beat the chords. Tam Thap Luc played an important role in the system of Vietnamese traditional musicalinstruments. In addition being a soloist instrument, with ability to improvise flexibility, Tam Thap Luc holds the top posittion of the accompeniment instruments.
Perng Mang Khawk
Perng Mang Khawk
Thailand
Performer: Arnon Suttjaridjun
The Perng Mang Khawk is a group of seven long cylinder drums in various sizes. The drums are hung in order of pitch on a half circle wooden frame. A mixture of cooked rice and ashes or sometimes dried bananas are applied to obtain the desired pitch and tone.
Ranad Ake
Ranad Ake
Thailand
Performer: Paron Yuenyong
The Ranad Ake is a percussion instrument in the traditional Thai ensemble. Its purpose is like a xylophone keyboard with a shape similar to a Thai river boat. In olden days, Ranad Ake players were considered the stars of the ensemble, and often competitions were held to determine the best player.
Tro Khmer
Tro Khmer
Cambodia
Performer: Yun Khean
The Tro Khmer is the oldest bowed Khmer traditional string instruments numbered among those which Khmer people play in the Vung Pleng Kar (wedding orchestra). The Tro Khmer has a body made of half a coconut shell in the shape of an elephant’s head.
Kloy
Kloy
Cambodia
Performer: Huot Huon
Kloy are made from heavy wood or from various types of bamboo. The Kloy has six or seven fingerholes of the same size lined up one after another along the length of the instrument. Close to the end of the Kloy, two holes are drilled on either side of the tube, which help the instrument to make a beautiful sound.
Kse Diev
Kse Diev
Cambodia
Performer: Chek Samnang
The Kse Diev is a plucking instrument and made from half a dried gourd, which acts as the sound box. When the instrument is played, the musician places the open side of the gourd across the chest. The Kse Diev is played using a false nail made of copper or plastic worn on the fourth finger of the right hand. The left fingers run up and down the string, close to the sound box, creating gentle plucking sound.
Kendang
Kendang
Indonesia
Performer: Dhany Irfansyah, Byes Saprudin, Deri Bow
Made from the wood of the Jackfruit tree and cowhide.In western Java they come in a set of three.
Bangsi
Bangsi
Brunei Darussalam
Performer: Hj Mohd Ubaidah bin Haji Awang Damit
The Bangsi is an external pipe flute (sometimes called duct flute). It belongs to mangyan musical instruments.
Gambus
Gambus
Brunei Darussalam, Singapore
Performer: Mohammad Ali Alamshah bin Koply, Ismahairie Putra Ishak
The Oud or the commonly known as the gambus was introduce in the Malay peninsular during the 9th century by the Arab/Persian traders, The pear shaped instrument has 11 strings is plucked by a plectrum called Risha or Mizrap and it is usually made from walnut, mohagony or rosewood.
Hne
Hne
Myanmar
Performer: Myo Min Than
The hne is a double reed of the oboe family, similar to the Turkish zurna and the Spanish gralla seca. The sound is created by blowing air into a double reed at the top of the instrument.
Kyi Waing
Kyi Waing
Myanmar
Performer: Min Min Soe
An instrument that consists of 20 brass gongs horizontally set on a circular frame and struck by a player who sits in the middle.It is said to be modeled after the Thai khong wong gong circle.
Khaen
Khaen
Laos
Performer: Hansa Keomanysouk, Phavy Chansileng
The Khaen is being played from North to South as the representative traditional instrument of Laos. A bamboo wind instrument. Its characteristic is playing in two of the seven tones in pairs.
Gereteh
Gereteh
Malaysia
Performer: Teuku Umar Ilany bin Teuku Iskandar, Amira Farhana Bt Ahmad Hamidi
Gereteh is a musical instrument inside the traditional ensemble of Caklempong. It consists of a horizontally stacked cymbals which producing a variety of sounds to accompany the Randai traditional theater.
Rebana
Rebana
Singapore
Performer: Riduan Zalani
The most common frame drum that is found all around the Malay Archipelago. Usually made up of various different wooden frame with a stretched goat or cow skin delicately attached with the use of rattan. The instrument remains inseparable in the performance of traditional Malay songs and dance till this very day.
Kulintang
Kulintang
Philippines
Performer: Santos, Harold Andre Cruz
Set of eight gongs made of bronze, on a wooden stand. The eight gongs differ in pitch but the height of the tone is not fixed and can differ per set. kulintangan is a living testament to the rich cultural history of the Philippines.
Kulintang
Bandurria
Philippines
Performer: Verzola, Jason Pio Gabriel Amugod
The bandurria is a plucked chordophone from Spain, similar to the mandolin, primarily used in Spanish folk music, but also found in countries that were once colonies of Spain.The modern bandurria has 12 strings.
Gayageum
Gayageum
Korea
Performer: Kim Ol
The gayageum is a Korean traditional plucked string instrument. It was invented and first played in the Gaya Kingdom, and then improved and completed to its present form after the territory was annexed by Silla. The strings of gayageum are plucked not with finger picks but directly with the fingers, and this gives the instrument a distinctive, deep sound.
Erhu
Erhu
China, Taiwan
Performer: Yang Yuki, Lee Peng
The erhu is a Chinese traditional bowed string instrument. It is characterized by a bow fixed between two strings and the absence of a fingerboard (the strings never touch the neck). Its body is usually made of rosewood, ebony or red sandalwood, and at the bottom of the neck is a sound box of hexagonal or octagonal shape. The sound box is covered with python skin, which vibrates when the strings move and gives the erhu its characteristic soft sound.

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