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Performance of Sovannahong, 2008-07-04

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Performance of Sovannahong, 2008-07-04
Additional title: Sovannahong (Choreographic work)
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Director)
Roth Chanmoy (Dancer)
Sin Sakada (Dancer)
Chen Chansoda (Dancer)
Thong Kim An (Dancer)
Vuth Chanmoly (Dancer)
Sam Savin (Dancer)
Sam Lim Sothea (Dancer)
Chhem Sok (Musician)
Meas Sambo (Musician)
Hun Sarath (Musician)
Nol Kol (Musician)
Proeung Pruon (Musician)
San Kim Sour (Musician)
Se Phalla (Musician)
Sieng Ngun Ly (Musician)
Dong Marey (Singer)
Hun Sarath (Singer)
Yann Borin (Singer)
Norodom Buppha Devi, Princess of Cambodia (1943-2019) (Choreographer)
Sisowath Khemmavaday, Princess of Cambodia (Choreographer)
Pen Sok Huon (Choreographer)
Chhieng, Proeung (Choreographer)
Soth Somaly (Choreographer)
Pen Sok Chea (Costume designer)
Pen Sok Huon (Costume designer)
Ros Yarann (Costume designer)
Sim Muntha (Costume designer)
Sin Sama Deuk Chho (Costume designer)
Soth Somaly (Costume designer)
Ballet royal (Cambodia) (Dancer)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Sea Vissal (Sound designer)
Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Captured: 2008
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1261
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Filmed performances
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Biographical/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.
Content: Program available; includes plot summary and biographies of creators.
Creation/production credits: Choreography, Princess Norodom Buppha Devi, with Princess Sisowath Khemmavaday, Master Pen Sok Huon, Master Proeung Chhieng, Master Soth Somaly ; costumes, Pen Sok Chea, Pen Sok Huon, Ros Yarann, Sim Muntha, Sin Sama Deuk Chho, Soth Somaly.
Performers: Performed by Royal Ballet of Cambodia: Roth Chanmoy (Sovannahong), Sin Sakada (Ket Soriyong), Chen Chansoda (Preahm Ket), Thong Kim An (King Citra), Vuth Chanmoly (Preahm To), Sam Savin (Sovannahong's mother), Sam Lim Sothea (Sovannahong's father) ; Chhem Sok, Meas Sambo, Hun Sarath, Nol Kol, Proeung Pruon, San Kim Sour, Se Phalla, Sieng Ngun Ly, musicians ; Dong Marey, Hun Sarath, Yann Borin, singers.
Venue: Recorded 4 July 2008 Chaktomukh Theatre, Phnom Penh, 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
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (96 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Central Khmer
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19944661
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0c8ea90-0821-0131-1433-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2008: Captured
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Performance of Sovannahong, 2008-07-04