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Burmese Folk and Traditional Music

Various Artists
Burmese Folk and Traditional Music

The 16 tracks on this collection feature traditional music from the Southeast Asian nation of Burma, also known as Myanmar. Drums, cymbals, bells, and a harp are some of the instruments featured―as are the Western violin and guitar, with strings tuned differently. Liner notes explore the characteristic tempo and scale used in Burmese music, and provide notation and background on the songs.

Track Listing

101
Kyo Song (Royal Barge Music) n/a 3:07
102
Byaw Than (Novitiating Ceremonial Song) n/a 3:13
103
Patt Waing n/a 1:27
104
Maung Saing n/a 3:05
105
Saing (Burmese Orchestra) Sein Be Dar Orchestra 2:14
106
Saung U Ba Than 2:54
107
Pattala n/a 3:06
201
Don Min n/a 1:38
202
Si Daw n/a 1:55
203
Bon Gyi Than n/a 1:05
204
Do Butt n/a 1:26
205
O Zi n/a 1:36
206
Kar Gyin (Martial Song) Ba Thet 2:11
207
Burmese Violin Maung Kyaing 1:00
208
Burmese Guitar U Sein Maung 3:01
209
Burmese Piano Maung Than Myint 2:15

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