New composition pays tribute to the late King

music October 25, 2017 14:40

By Kitchana Lersakvanitchakul
THE NATION

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Eminent composer, songwriter and arranger Pongprom Snitwong Na Ayuthaya has just completed the recording and mixing of his latest composition of “Phra Phu Ma Prode” (“Phra Mahadhamracha Bhumibol”) in honour of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol.



The new composition is a requiem divided into four settings or acts and runs for 11 minutes 47 seconds. The four are “Krab Phrabat”, “Phra Bodhisattva Song Juti”, “Prach Haeng Din Lae Nam” and “Krab Bangkhom La.”

 

“My requiem is based on the late King’s story, guidance and projects so that people from around the world can know and understand who the late King was and what he did for his country and people. Everyone can know the late King from one song,” says Pongprom. 

 

Several musicians and vocalists, who came together with one heart, one mind, one love and one determination to record the work. They include Billy Organ, Peter Corp Dyrendal, Chawin “Jugg” Chitsomboon, Sakda Pathasima of Inca, Nopanan “Kor” Prayoonsuk of The Olarn Project, Isariya Kooprasert, Supatra Korad, Tippawan Pinpiban, Kittinant “Fung” Chinsamran, and Apinya “Nudee” Sangkhasanya.

Listen and download this requiem at http://requiemkingrama9.com/