Interview with Hun Sarath, Pich Chakriya, Pich Thary: Khmer dance project, 2009-08-09Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
NamesPrum Mésa (Videographer)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Director)Hun Sarath (Interviewee)Pich Chakriya (Interviewee)Pich Chakriya (Performer)Pich Thary (Interviewee)Pich Thary (Performer)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Interviewer)Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)Bru-nut, Hélène Suppya (Translator)Foelster, Jacqueline (Translator)Sea Vissal (Engineer)Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Khmer Dance Project
Dates / OriginDate Created: 2009
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDF 1307
TopicsBallet -- CambodiaHun Sarath -- InterviewsPich Chakriya -- InterviewsPich Thary -- InterviewsSingingMusic -- Instruction and studySingers -- Cambodia
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.Creation/production credits: Recorded by Bophana Audiovisual Resources Center; cameraman, Prum Mesa; sound engineer, Sea Vissal; editors, Koh Rathany, Suppya Nut; translators, Suppya Nut, Jacqueline Foelster; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.Performers: Hun Sarath, interviewee ; Pich Chakriya, Pich Thary, vocalists, interviewees ; Suppya Nut, interviewer.Venue: Recorded 9 August 2009 Hun Sarath's home, Phnom Penh, 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) (25 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
DescriptionHun Sarath talks about teaching the song "Apsara" to students. Her students Pich Chakriya and Pich Thary sing three songs, and Hun Sarath gives them corrections. She speaks about the lack of students able to sing ballet songs. The students speak briefly about their goals for the future. Hun Sarath shows and speaks about her notebooks of song lyrics, and discusses the importance of passing on knowledge to the younger generation.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972578Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): aec672f0-352a-0131-3fcc-3c075448cc4b
Rights StatementThe New York Public Library holds or manages the copyright(s) in this item. If you need information about reusing this item, please go to: http://nypl.org/permissions
Item timeline of events