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Interview with Than Sovath: Khmer dance project, 2009-01-16

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Title
Interview with Than Sovath: Khmer dance project, 2009-01-16
Additional title: Khmer Dance Project moving image
Names
Prum Mésa (Videographer)
Nut, Suppya (Director)
Than Sovath (Interviewee)
Than Sovath (Performer)
Nut, Suppya (Interviewer)
Sea Vissal (Engineer)
Ratany, Koh (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Editor of a moving image work)
Nut, Suppya (Translator)
Rhodes, Gillian (Translator)
Majjhamanḍal Khmersiksā (Associated name)
Collection

Khmer Dance Project

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 2009
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 1314
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Ballet -- Cambodia
Dance -- Study and teaching
Than Sovath -- Interviews
Ballet royal (Cambodia)
Parti communiste du Kampuchea
Singing -- Cambodia
Music -- Instruction and study
Singers -- Cambodia
Genres
Interviews
Filmed interviews
Filmed performances
Notes
Funding: Khmer Dance Project funded by Anne H. Bass Foundation.
Date: Copyright date: 2012
Creation/production credits: Recorded by Bophana Audiovisual Resources Center; cameraman, Prum Mesa; sound engineer, Sea Vissal; editors, Koh Rathany, Suppya Nut; translators, Suppya Nut, Gillian Rhodes; director, Khmer Dance Project, Suppya Nut.
Venue: Recorded 16 January 2009 Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, 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 Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (DVCam) (35 min.) : sound, color ; 1/4 in.
Description
Singer Than Sovath speaks about how she began studying dance, and then switched to singing. She sings excerpts of songs and speaks about joining the choir of the Royal Ballet; her teachers; and her experience as a forced laborer under the Khmer Rouge. She discusses her return to singing after the fall of the Khmer Rouge; performing for foreign visitors; her financial difficulties; her various jobs, including helping students to select music for ballets. She speaks about why young people don't want to sing classical songs, and about the vocal requirements of classical songs.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
Central Khmer
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19972595
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b2a1f910-352a-0131-33ed-3c075448cc4b
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  • 2009: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Than Sovath" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 2009. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3d6ba80-3451-0131-d6cc-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Interview with Than Sovath" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3d6ba80-3451-0131-d6cc-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (2009). Interview with Than Sovath Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c3d6ba80-3451-0131-d6cc-3c075448cc4b

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Interview with Than Sovath