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The traditional music of "Myanmar"
written by Ingo Stoevesandt



The following article would like to show, that the musical traditions of this country...
(which is actually called "Myanmar", a term from the 6th century and a western spelling of the term "Bama",
"Burma" is the French spelling and "Birma" the english version -
I am using this term in brackets and refer
 to this country as "Burma" further on, because it seems to reflect the most common international usage of
a name for this region)

...represent another important  link back into the deep history of Southeast Asia:

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