With amazing landscapes and vestiges of the Feudal time, Hue is always on the list of must-visit cities in Vietnam. Once coming here, don”t miss the chance to enjoy its signature performing art called “Hue Royal Refined Music”.Chúng ta đang xem: Nhã nhạc cung đình huế tiếng anh là gì
What is Hue Royal Refined Music
Hue Royal Refined Music or Nha Nhac Cung Dinh Hue means “elegant music of the Hue royalty” in Vietnamese. In royal events, this performing art usually appeared at the opening and closing ceremonies. Its orchestra includes musicians wearing ao dai and turban who play traditional instruments lượt thích the erhu, flute, and 16-string zither, etc.
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Back in the 19th century, this genre was considered the national music because it showed the royal dynasty’s influence in every aspect of life. Interestingly, despite the word “royal” in its name, this genre was prevalent among both aristocrats and commoners.
Instruments of Hue Royal Refined Music
History of Hue Royal Refined Music
For instance, Te Giao is for offering worship to Earth and Heaven while Dai Trieu Nhac is for special occasions or welcome ceremonies. In 2003, Hue Royal Refined Music was recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage. At present, it has been introduced to the world and has a strong reputation for its uniqueness.
Hue Royal Refined Music in the Nguyen Dynasty
Where to Enjoy Hue Royal Refined Music
Duyet Thi Duong Theater
Built nearly 200 years ago under the Nguyen Dynasty, this is the first theater to organize performances of Hue Royal Refined Music. It was also a venue for other performing arts lượt thích Vietnamese opera and dance. Nowadays, apart from being a theater, it offers an exhibition, a souvenir shop, and royal cuisine. After seeing the performance, you can have a tour around the famous Imperial Citadel of Hue.
Address: The Imperial Citadel, Phu Hau, Hue City
Showtime: 10 AM – 10:40 AM; 3 PM – 3:40 PM
Ticket price: VND 200,000
This bilingual announcement will inform you about the showtime and ticket price
Address: Toa Kham Boat Station, 49 Le Loi Street, Phu Hoi, Hue City
Showtime: from 7 PM or 8 PM
Ticket price: VND 100,000
Don”t forget to view the city’s nightlife from a different perspective
Conclusion on Hue Royal Refined Music
Distinctive and historic as it is, Hue Royal Refined Music is a form of art that you will not find anywhere else. In comparison with catchy and vibrant songs on music charts, Hue Royal Refined Music might seem outdated and unattractive. But once you sense the serene ambiance of Hue City, you will feel the music”s power even without understanding a single word.