Ayutthaya’s Series Song: Recorded Digital Video Disc (DVD), Analytical Notes and Music Notation Program


Thai Traditional Chamber Ensemble called 'Wong Mahori' has been first referred to as a song formed under the Ayutthaya Period (During 1587-1767). This music was formally presented only to the King for his solely personal entertainment and to lull him. This research project was intended to simulate this early Siamese original music by utilizing the facility and helping register the repertoire to a refined duplication and an analytical written musical score for wider appreciation. After the characterization of the 73 music songs, very skilled musicians, appropriate costumes, and a venue to suite Ayutthaya style were selected. We considered the use of quality audio and video facilities to ensure quality whichever the work. After the completion of recording, the video was divided into 3 discs set. Every song we translated into English. In this precision of theory or for analysis into the book named, "Mahori of Ayutthaya". This content is all about 'Mahori' since its early history and development. Moreover, to be seen as a fully comprehensible, it is scored in all of its parts. Lastly, it will be published on YouTube channel. This project archive will further the aim of bringing these historical sounds to contemporary listeners.

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Pongsilp Arunrat, Silpakorn University, Thailand

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Conference: MediAsia2017
Stream: Education & Scholastic Journalism

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