Solitude and Sandaya: The Strange History of Pianos in Burma

Perhaps the hybrid origins of the Burmese piano and sandaya might point a way forward for Myanmar. By Jonathan Webster On a quiet evening in March 1988, Aung San Suu Kyi’s telephone rang. The Burmese expatriate was reading quietly with her husband at her home in Oxford, England, when she learned of her mother’s stroke.[…]