Traditional Vietnamese musical instruments featured at Army Games 2021

Tuesday, 2021-08-10 12:19:37
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Tuning the bamboo xylophone.
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NDO - The Vietnamese military artists participating in the Army Games 2021 will bring to the stage traditional Vietnamese musical instruments including the dan t'rung (bamboo xylophone), bamboo flute and lithophone.

Dang Huong Giang, the youngest member of the Vietnamese art troupe at the event, assembles a bamboo xylophone.

Giang is working as part of the Air Force and Air Defence’s art troupe.

Dr. People’s Artist Nguyen Xuan Bac prepares to assemble a lithophone.

The lithophone consists of 16 pieces of rock weighting from 1 to 7 kg.

The pieces of rock are placed onto a firm frame

They are struck to produce musical notes.

Nguyen Xuan Bac tests the lithophone.

Nguyen Xuan Bac was the mentor of Dang Huong Giang when she was a student at the Military University of Culture and Arts.

A bamboo flute instrumentalist joins the duo to practice performing.

Photos: Trinh Dung - Trong Hai