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Bia – young khaen player from Maha Sarakham. LAOS


Bia – young khaen player from Maha Sarakham. LAOS

Ajoutée le 14 juin 2011

Student Bia at the Music College of Maha Sarakham University in Northeast Thailand plays melodies in all the five melodic modes of the khaen. Around three thousand years old, the khaen instrument was once very popular in Isaan; Northeastern Thailand. Today most young people prefer electric guitar or keyboard as their instrument of choice. Young talented Bia is a rare exception…