Sound Expeditions. Burma / Myanmar, Yangon. A musician plays the Saung Gauk (Burmese arched harp) in a local hall.
Sound Expeditions. Burma / Myanmar, Yangon. A musician playing the Chauk Lon Pat (drum ensemble) in a studio in Yangon.
Sound Expeditions: Burma / Myanmar, Yangon: Musician Aung One Two playing the patala (Burmese xylophone) in a small studio in Yangon.

Burma: Ancient Ruins

The Ancient Ruins sound expedition begins in Mandalay with a studio recording session of Burmese Court Music. This comp

heads south from Mandalay, down the Irrawaddy River to the Bagan Archaelogical Zone. Field recordings will be made of local musicians peforming among the many ruined temples, before the expedition moves further south to Yangon.

Get your Tomb Raider on! After recording Royal Court Music in Mandalay, this expedition ferries down the Irrawaddy River to the Bagan Archaeological Zone to explore the ruined temples, pagodas and monasteries while scouting locations for recording. After recording in Bagan, the final recording sessions take place in Yangon.

 

Dossiers for all three expeditions are available on request...