Thai Classical Music For Your Ears
Thai classical music has a sound that is unique and soothing to the ears. There is a distinct sound to it that you may have heard as background music in hotels and malls and can be seen live in Thai theater and dance performances.
The piphat is an ensemble of traditional Thai instruments comprising of wind and percussion types. There can be any type of combinations of these instruments that may include a pi (a type of oboe), ranad ek (a type of xylophone), khlong thad (barrel drums beaten with sticks), ching (a set of small cymbals hit against each other) and many other instruments and can be accompanied by traditional Thai dance.
Be sure to witness a piphat performance accompanied by traditional Thai dance when visiting Thailand.
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