Interview with Chhem Sok: Khmer dance project, 2009-08-16Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Nut, Suppya (Director)Chhem Sok (Interviewee)Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)Nut, Suppya (Translator)Rhodes, Gillian (Translator)Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2009
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1300
TopicsDance -- CambodiaBallet -- CambodiaDancersChhem Sok -- InterviewsMusical instruments -- CambodiaRanāt ēkMusic
NotesFunding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.Date: Copyright date: 2012Biographical/historical: Funded by a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation, the KDP began in 2008 when the Center for Khmer Studies partnered with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division to interview and film the three generations of artists - including dancers, musicians and singers, as well as embroiderers and dressers - who kept dance alive during and in the wake of the Khmer Rouge regime.Venue: Though the opening credits state the location of the interview as being at the French Institute, all the footage on this video is at Chhem Sok's house at Prek Krabam, Kandal Province.Creation/production credits: Recorded by Bophana Audiovisual Resources Center; cameraman, Prum Mesa; sound engineer, Sea Vissal; editor, Koh Rathany; translators, Suppya Nut, Gillian Rhodes; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.Venue: Recorded 16 August 2009 Chhem Sok's house at Prek Krabam, Kandal Province, Cambodia.Acquisition: A production of the Khmer Dance Project, initiated by the Center for Khmer Studies in partnership with the Jerome Robbins Dance Division of The New York Public Library, with a grant from the Anne Hendricks Bass Foundation.Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical DescriptionVideocassetteExtent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (38 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionThe instruments of the Pinpeat orchestra are demonstrated by students of master Chhem Sok. Instruments include Sampho, Skor Thom, Roneat Ek (Ranāt ēk), Kung Vong Thom, Kung Vong Touch, Roneat Thung, and Chhing. Chhem Sok explains the instruments and offers instruction, speaks about how instruments are made, and discusses his students. Students perform music together.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972565Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a31f9e80-352b-0131-909d-3c075448cc4b
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