Thai Percussion: The Important Musical Instrument For Thai Music Students
The objective of this research were to study Thai percussion subjects of practical skills appropriate for students in undergraduate music majors and to develop the knowledge and teaching practices Thai percussion in Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok, according to the National Qualifications Framework for higher education. This research is qualitative research. Data collected by interviewing instructors Thai percussion in Rajabhat University in Bangkok who teaches music majors and musicians Thai percussion practical expertise of five people and field study in Rajabhat University in Bangkok who has taught music majors. The research result found that the subject matter of practical skills in Thai percussion leather appropriate for students majoring in music in Thailand is based on the music of the Thailand Board of Education. The students majoring in music must practice in based step that are Probkai and song-mai by using Tone and Rummana or KlongKaeg. There are divided into three groups of students : Wong Pipat, Wong Krung Sai and Wong Mahori, Thai percussion can be used to the different types, Thai percussion in Wong Pipat consists of Tapone and Klong Tad and Klong Song Na. The student must have ability in level 4 for Tapone and Klong Tad, level 4 for Klong Song Na. The student in Wong Krung Sai and Wong Mahori must have ability in level 5 for Tone and Rummana or KlongKaeg. The development of the material and teaching practices Thai percussion in Rajabhat Universities in Bangkok, according to the National Qualifications Framework for higher education include drills that can be played in a band style. Including the ability to control the rhythmic pattern and the band. Learning outcomes in all aspects for those who can solo, play in the band and must have knowledge of the song, known as the rhythm of the music, focused and intent on playing, more experience necessary to listen and resolve the problem solving.
Index Terms—Thai Percussion,Thai music students, Rajabhat Universities