Hue Royal Court Music is an intangible musical masterpiece

Referring to the ancient capital of Hue, people immediately think of a large historical relic complex, the artistic quintessence of our country from thousands of years ago. Among them, it is impossible not to mention Hue Royal Court Music – one of the unique performing arts of the ancient capital’s culture. Let ‘s learn about the history and artistic value of Hue Royal Court Music below with Danang Private Car

Overview of Hue Royal Court Music

Nha Nhac Cung Dinh dates back to the 13th century, Vietnamese dynasties attach great importance to and consider Nha Nhac as a symbol of the monarchy’s prosperity. This is a type of national music, a combination of ceremony and music, used in sacrifices and court occasions. This type was preserved, developed, supplemented, and reached its peak in the Nguyen Dynasty.


The Nguyen court regulated 7 musical genres: Giao Nhac, Ngu Tu Nhac, Temple of Music, and Radio Trieu Nhac. In the Nguyen Dynasty, Nha Nhac used it on dynastic ceremonies twice a month, usually 4 times a month. The performance system is methodical and rich with hundreds of songs in Chinese characters.

All are compiled by the Ministry of Ceremonies of each dynasties, culminating the quintessence from previous periods and adding many other genres of music. In accordance with each ceremony of the imperial Hue – Nguyen Dynasty, making visitors to Hue curious to enjoy this art form.


About the organization of the Nguyen Dynasty’s elegant music, including: 1 Ban drum, 1 beat, 2 flutes, 1 Huyen Tu lute, 1 erhu, 1 Pi Ba, 1 bronze stick of 3 pieces, combined with royal dance. Hue. The dragon, ly, qui, phoenix, and fan dances are performed by the most talented dancers in Vietnam. The flexibility and rhythm in each dance clearly shows the rich cultural identity, making viewers unable to take their eyes off.

Impressive artistic value

During a long history of inheritance and development, Hue Royal Court Music has a great meaning in terms of history as well as cultural and artistic value. Music has become an integral part of any festival. That is really the value of our national culture that endures over time. Attracting many domestic and international tourists to come and enjoy.


In the process of conservation, Hue Royal Traditional Theater was established, initially preserving a number of songs such as: 10 Ngu songs (Phan Tuyet, Ho Quang, Lien Hoan, Long tiger, Binh semi, Tay Mai). , Nguyen Tieu, Kim Tien, Chong Phong, Tau Ma), Long Dang, Long Dam, Tieu Khuc…

Special program of Hue Royal Court Music

In parallel with the conservation and restoration of the above works, Hue Royal Art Theater has conducted performances to serve guests coming to Hue to visit, research and propagate to countries such as Korea, Laos, and France. , Belgium, Austria… staged art programs Hue Festival 2000, 2002….

Hue royal music is the integration between Vietnamese national culture and international friends. Nha Nhac is a rich synthesis in many aspects: art forms, genres, musical genres, musical instruments and orchestral organization structure. Coming to Hue royal music, visitors will enjoy many different performances.


Hue royal music is organized with many dance performances with many different musical instruments. The magnificent and majestic space at the Royal Palace seems to be recreated in front of visitors to listen to Nha Nhac.

Where to listen to Hue Royal Court Music?

Hue is doing a very good job of transmitting, preserving and developing. The management board of tourist areas put Nha Nhac into operation the Hue Royal Palace art performances to attract tourists from all over the world, leaving an indelible mark on visitors from the very beginning. First day to Hue ancient capital.

If you have the opportunity to visit Hue, you can visit the ancient theater of Duyet Thi Duong . This is a performance place for visitors to visit, enjoy the unique art performances held twice in a day: Morning from 10:00 – 10:40 and 15:00 – 15:40 pm.


In addition, costumes, masks, documents, musical instruments are handed down and preserved as a valuable heritage. Visitors have the opportunity to visit the exhibition space of Hue royal art forms.


It can be seen that the Hue Royal Court House Nhac of our country is truly a precious gift that we have. Nha Nhac is also the pride of Hue people in particular and Vietnamese people in general. Since then, we know how to preserve, inherit and promote the unique culture that the ancient capital Hue gave our country. Do not forget to save photos taken with relatives and friends when coming to Hue to enjoy Nha Nhac!


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