• T'rung


    17/04/2012 04:51

    This traditional folk-musical instrument is made of short bamboo tubes differing in size, with a notch at one end and a beveled edge at the other. The long big tubes give off low-pitched tones while the short small ones produce high-pitched tones. The tubes are arranged lengthwise...

  • The Trong Com

    The Trong Com

    17/04/2012 04:31

    The Trong Com The trong com, a symbol of Vietnam culture , consists of a hollow cylinder or hemisphere with a membrane stretched tightly over one or both ends, played by beating with sticks. The player, when standing, has the trong com slung over his stomach. When sitting he...

  • New audiences for old tunes

    New audiences for old tunes

    18/01/2012 09:48

    "I dreamed of this theatre for a long time," said theatre founder Huynh Anh Tuan. "I noticed that tourists in HCM City didn't know where to go to hear Vietnamese traditional music . They don't know where to go to learn more about Vietnamese traditional culture ." The...

  • Vietnamese Dan Tranh musical instrument

    Vietnamese Dan Tranh musical instrument

    31/10/2011 09:02

    Dan Tranh has a long-parallelepiped shape, resembles a bamboo tube that has been sliced vertically in half.. The frame of the instrument has trapezium-shape, 110-120 cm in length. The large end is 25-30 cm in width with holes and to hang the strings. The narrow is 15-20 cm in width with 16...

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