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So, Cambodia has the

pinpeat ensemble
while Indonesia has
the Javanese and
Balinese gamelans.
However, the
Indonesian gamelans
have singers
performing with
them.
Do other Southeast
Asian countries have
singers as well as
their musical
ensembles? Let’s find
out!
 is officially the
Republic of the
Union of Myanmar
 was known as
Burma until 1989
 Century
1st

 archaeological evidences
of Pyu Kingdoms
 Thayekhittaya (Sri
Ksetra)
 Beithano (Vishnu)
 Hanlin
Myanmar is bordered by:
 Bangladesh
 India
 China
 Laos
 Thailand
Capital: Naypyidaw

Largest City: Yangon (Rangoon)

Official Language: Burmese


Anthem: Kaba Ma Kyei
“Till the End of the World”

Religion: Theravāda
Buddhism

Currency: Kyat (K)


 is a gilded
stupa
located in
Yangon,
Myanmar
 also known
as Great
Dagon
Pagoda and
the Golden
Pagoda
 is the most
sacred
Buddhist
pagoda in
Myanmar
The music of Myanmar
(or Burma) has similarities
with many other musical
traditions in the region.
 Thai music
 Chinese music
 Loud Sounding – performed in
open-air ensembles at ceremonies
and festivals
 Soft Sounding – performed indoors
at formal and classical
performances
 is Myanmar’s
traditional
folk music
ensemble
 is made up
mainly of
different
gongs and
drums (as well as
other instruments
depending on the
nature of the
performance)
 Most of the
Hsaing Waing
instruments
belong to the
loud sounding
category.
 Hne – a double reed pipe
 Chauk Lon Pat – a set of 8-tuned drums
 Maung Hsaing – larger bronze gongs in a
rectangular frame
 Pat Waing – a set of 21 drums in a circle
 Kyi Waing – small bronze gongs in a
circular frame
 Si and Wa – bell and clapper
– a double
reed pipe
– larger bronze gongs in a rectangular frame
– a set of 21
drums in a circle
– small bronze gongs in a circular frame
– bell and clapper
 is the national
instrument of
Myanmar
 used for more
formal and
classical
performances
 Burmese
xylophone
 used for more
formal and
classical
performances
MAHAGITA
 Myanmar’s collection of
classical songs
 royal court music
 songs of longing
 horses’ dance songs
 worship songs for Burmese spirits
 songs of sorrow
 accompanied saung gauk
Hsaing Waing Traditional Folk Music Ensemble
PARTNER ACTIVITY: After watching/listening to the
Hsaing Waing Traditional Folk Music Ensemble play,
write down your description. You may use the guide
questions below. As soon as you’ve finished answering,
compare your answers with your partner. Check if you
have the same description.
QUESTIONS:
• 1. In 3-5 sentences, describe how the Hsaing Waing musicians play
their instruments.
• 2. How many instrument players are needed to form each ensemble?
• 3. Are their instruments made of wood or metal?
SALAMAT
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