Cai Luong

Posted by admin at 03-28-2010 14:17:06

Cai luong is a form of folk music that originated in the early 20th century. Cai luong was first played by amateurs in the South. Due to their soft voices, southerners sing cai luong very romantically.


     Performances of cai luong include dances, songs, and music; the music originally drew its influences from southern folk music. Since then, the music of cai luong has been enriched with hundreds of new tunes. A cai luong orchestra consists mainly of Dana Kim and guitars with concave frets.

     Over the years, cai luong has experienced a number of changes and, as a result, has become a highly appreciated form of stage performance.