Introducing The Music Of Thailand

Air Date:
Heard On The Odyssey Series
Album Cover, The Rough Guide To The Music Of Thailand, World Music Network, 2003

Thailand, formerly known as Siam, the Southeast Asian country known for its tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins, ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha, flavorful food, and the country’s popular traditional music retains an essential place in the lives of the country’s people whenever they engage court and state observances, purification ceremonies, and village feasts linked to everyday life.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Producer
  • Tom Blain Technical Director