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Title
Classical Khmer Ballet
Names
New York Public Library. Dance Division (Producer)
Classical Khmer Ballet
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Collection

Jerome Robbins Archive of the Recorded Moving Image Original Documentation

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1971
Table of Contents
CONTENTS.--Apsaras dance--Ramayana: excerpts--Makara dance--Phleng Arak and Phleng Khmer--Ream Eyso and Moni Mekhla--Chhayam dance--Tep Monorom.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDVD 5-7845
Topics
Dance -- Cambodia
Genres
Filmed dance
Filmed performances
Notes
Videotaped 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 9-789
Performers: 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 Description
Extent: 4 streaming video files (NTSC) (ca. 200 min.) : sd., b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY737066010-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149183
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12149183~S1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb58c350-e366-0130-1e42-3c075448cc4b
Copyright Notice
Patrons can access streaming video files online only on site at the Library for the Performing Arts.
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1971: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Classical Khmer Ballet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1971. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cc9bac50-e366-0130-5108-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Classical Khmer Ballet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cc9bac50-e366-0130-5108-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1971). Classical Khmer Ballet Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cc9bac50-e366-0130-5108-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

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Classical Khmer Ballet