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Chau Ro gongs connect the living and the dead

VietNamNet Bridge 2013-06-25

People in the Central Highlands believe that when the gongs are played, there is an encounter between the human and spirit worlds, between the worlds of the living and the dead.

The Last Musical Instrument of Nguyen Dynasty

VietNamNet Bridge 2014-07-25

Mr. Lu Huu Thi, 101, was a member of the royal court music orchestra under the courts of Kings Khai Dinh and Bao Dai. He is now the last musician of the monarchial period in Vietnam.

Đàn Tranh

ptg 2013-06-25

As in any country, music have played a huge role in shaping people’s lives and for many centuries, have conveyed messages of love, sorrow, joy and hope from the hearts of the Vietnamese people, young or old, rich or poor.

Đàn Bầu

ptg 2013-06-25

Believed to be as old as Vietnams’ early dynastic era, an extraordinary musical instrument exists through time holding with it centuries of beautiful music incorporated into lifelong histories of lives of the Vietnamese people.

Hue Royal Court Music (Nha Nhac)

vietnam.com 2013-06-25

Nhã Nhạc, meaning “elegant music”, refers to a broad range of musical and dance styles performed at the Vietnamese royal court from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Nha Nhac was generally featured at the opening and closing of ceremonies associated with anniversaries, religious holidays,...

Lee Kirby about Vietnamese Music

VietNamNetbridge 2013-06-25

Lee Kirby told Tuoi Tre newspaper that he is infatuated with Vietnamese music and he knows many Vietnamese songs by heart.

Music

vietnam.com 2013-06-25

Learn more about vietnamese music and also some unique instruments here!

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