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The research was to study the Ceremonial Music, the society reflection, and culture for Kuan Kaw Thip Ceremony in Nakornratchasima Province. This was used descriptive analysis on ethnomusicology which collected the data from 3 Districts in Nakhon Ratchasima Province including T. Tanodesilp band, Somposh Tavornsiri band, and Pakhiriwan Temple band. Results show that T.Tanodesilp band of Tanode Temple in Mueang district performs the background music with Piphat Kreang khu (Double Sextet Ensemble) and the ceremonial music is as follows The Evening Prelude Suite, Morning Prelude Suite, Kuan Kaw Thip Suite, Sathukarn, and Krao Ram. Somposh Tavornsiri band of Srikhewkanaram Temple of Sikhio District performs the ceremonial music with Piphat Kreang khu ensemble consists of slow tempo on Soi Son, Sathukarn, Maha Roek-Maha Chai, Rua, Samla, Trabongkan, Tra Pravitsanukam, Nangkin-Senlao, La and Choet, and Krao Ram. Pakhiriwan Temple of Chalermprakiet district doesn’t have ceremonial music but use the Sorapanya hymn for Kuan Kaw Thip Ceremony prayer. The society reflection and the Kuan Kaw Thip Ceremony culture in these 3 Districts revealed belief, faith, and the adherence to Buddhism that significantly upholds the traditions of rituals inherited since Buddhist era until now. Moreover, the Kaw Thip was magical food and sacred, so if someone eats would be merit. This ceremony also reflects the way of living about their occupation in farming and agriculture along with the participation between people in the community, temples and government. It creates love, harmony, generosity within each other and finally help preserving and continuing the culture to remain forever.
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