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Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14

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Title
Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Soth Somaly (Interviewee)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1268
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dance -- Study and teaching
Dancers
Soth Somaly -- Interviews
Sovannahong (Choreographic work)
Choreographers
Genres
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Notes
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Venue: Recorded 14 January 2008 Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Acquisition: Khmer Dance Project is a program created by Anne H. Bass in conjunction with the Center for Khmer Studies and the Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Language: Khmer, with English titles, credits, and subtitles.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Soth Somaly speaks about how she started dancing; her early experiences at the Royal Palace; her teachers, including her mother; studying the female, male, and giant roles; her opportunities for performing; rehearsal practices; and differences between music and singers of the past and present. She discusses her experiences under the Khmer Rouge, and how she began teaching after the Pol Pot era, her study and teaching of "Bassac" theater. She speaks about her daughter's training and dance career. Then she describes how the ballet Sovannahong was re-created: how she wrote the lyrics and story and created choreography, her choice of dancers, the rehearsal and success of the ballet, and her previous experiences choreographing.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19944668
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9eff0420-0821-0131-2d13-3c075448cc4b
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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2008. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02071770-0381-0131-be4a-3c075448cc4b

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02071770-0381-0131-be4a-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2008). Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02071770-0381-0131-be4a-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Soth Somaly, 2008-01-14