Classical Khmer Ballet
NamesNew York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)Classical Khmer BalletBrooklyn Academy of Music
Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1971
Table of ContentsCONTENTS.--Apsaras dance--Ramayana: excerpts--Makara dance--Phleng Arak and Phleng Khmer--Ream Eyso and Moni Mekhla--Chhayam dance--Tep Monorom.
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7845
TopicsDance -- Cambodia
GenresFilmed danceFilmed performances
NotesVideotaped in performance for the Jerome Robbins Film Archive November 29, 1971 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Recorded simultaneously by two cameras. (Reels 1 & 2: full stage view; reels 3 & 4: close-up view.)Former call number: *MGZIC 9-789Performers: Classical Khmer Ballet: Keo Yitho, Chum Hoeun, Mam Sovannano, Pen Sok Huon, Keo Davie, Men Saonna, Nhea Loren, Reath Moni, Khy Sophaneth, Chhoeun Angkeara, Lor Chindamony, Voan Savai, Menh Kosni, Ung Pech, Roy Saroeurn, Sim Montha, Sok Yan, Chuon Nora, Hem Bunnareth, Mak Savann, Sin Chantha, Sai Maly, Sam Sokhom, Soth Sam On ; male dancers: Chap Seang, Pfang Ouch, Seng Chhieng, Khieu Kim Nhan, Lach Nhien Serey, Hul Cheng.Performers: Musicians: Seng Sun, Sek Ouch, Bin Suon, Vong Chheng, Ek Sam Ath, Long Khay ; singers: Prom Sokhom, Em Theay, Em Nareth, Chea Khann.Biographical/historical: Classical Khmer Ballet was formerly known as The Royal Ballet of Cambodia. The performances of this company were reserved for members of Cambodian royalty and visiting heads of state. In 1970? the new government in Cambodia began allowing the Classical Khmer Ballet to perform in foreign countries including the United States. The new open touring policy made it possible for this performance in Nov. 1971 in New York.
Physical DescriptionExtent: 4 streaming video files (NTSC) (ca. 200 min.) : sd., b&w.
Type of ResourceMoving image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: NYPY737066010-FNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149183NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149183~S1Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb58c350-e366-0130-1e42-3c075448cc4b
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