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Doctoral music composition “The Sounds of Phitsanulok” for chamber orchestra is a contemporary composition in a descriptive musical style inspired by essential tourist attractions and lifestyles of the Phitsanulok people, a province with a long history. The objectives are to study information about tourist attractions and important places to create a song that reflects the way of life as a medium for promoting cultural tourism in Phitsanulok Province. The total length of the composition is approximately 30 minutes and is divided into five movements: Wat Yai, Wang Chan Palace and King Naresuan Shrine, Kuytiew Hoy-kha, Sam-lor Thib and Ruean Pae. The main melody in each movement is different according to the location that has been defined; most of the main melodies use the pentatonic scale and are based on tonal music. To convey the locality with an oriental music accent, it uses an effortless composition technique, rhythm, rhythmic pattern, and scales, using the principle of transpose to maintain the main melody. And the creation of music by combining the orchestra's arrangement with Thai musical instruments, "Ranat Ek," to represent the uniqueness of the composition.
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