The following DVDs produced by the National Trust are available for purchase through the National Trust:
Based on the lecture on the same topic, delivered by the late Dr. Tissa
Abeysekera at the invitation of the National Trust, this DVD production traces the various strands which combined to create popular Sinhala music as it is known today. The production combines live performances by renowned artistes, along with the original voice recording of Dr. Abeysekera’s lecture.
This DVD contains the demonstration of the lecture on the topic “Evolution of Music in Sinhala Theatre” (Sinhala Vedhikanatya Sangeethaye Vikashanaya) and includes live performances by renowned artistes including Dr. Jayalath Manorathna, Senior Lecturer Mahanama Wickramasinghe, Nisshanka Diddeniya, Rathna Lalani Jayakody and Rodney Warnakula.