Myanmar Hsaing Waing Orchestra is a drum ensemble consisting of a great drum, a circular series of drums and gongs, bamboo castanets, the oboe and other instruments. Originally, this was music for the kings, and these days is performed at various celebrations such as weddings. The leader of the group, Sein Tint Lwin comes from a line of traditional performers, including his grandfather Sein Bay Dar and father Sein Maung Lwin. Beautifully recorded, this is a exemplarary album of the tradition, that is entertaining, fun and accessible. 10 tracks. Comes with slip case packaging.