Manusya, Journal of Humanities

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"Homrong Sakura" is a new composition by Bussakorn sumrongthong completed in Nay 1999. This composition is an example of a Thai traditional overture intending to express a warm rapport and collaboration between the people of Thailand and Japan during the current financial crisis in Asia. The main theme is a melody chosen from one of the better known pieces in Japan called "Sakura", an ancient traditional Japanese melody since 1888. The composer of this piece is still anonymous.

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