Chapei references


Phnom Penh Post (English)



Community of Living Chapei

Kong Nay

Prach Chhoun

Ouch Savy

Soun Peng

Youk Doung Dara


Chapei joust (ayai, chhlong chhloey)


Brunet, Jacques (1979).  L’orchestre de mariage cambodgien et ses instruments (BEFEO).

Grant, C. (2017). Finding new ground: Maintaining and transforming traditional music. In The Handbook of Contemporary Cambodia (ed. K. Brickell & S. Springer), pp. 432-441. Oxon, UK: Routledge.
Grant, C. (2016). Socio-economic concerns of young musicians of traditional genres in Cambodia: Implications for music sustainability / ក្តីកង្វល់ផ្នែកសង្គម-សេដ្ឋកិច្ចរបស់យុវតន្រ្តីករបុរាណនៅប្រទេសកម្ពុជា៖ ផលវិបាកចំពោះនិរន្តរភាពតន្រ្តី. Ethnomusicology Forum 25(3): 306-325.
Grant, C. & Chhuon S. (2016). Assessing the vitality and viability of three traditional Khmer music genres. Yearbook of the International Council for Traditional Music 48:25-47. 
Grant, C. (2015). Learning and teaching traditional music in Cambodia: Challenges and incentives. International Journal of Music Education 35(1): 5-16. 
Grant, C. (2014). Perspectives of culture-bearers on the vitality, viability and value of traditional Khmer music genres in contemporary Cambodia. The Asia-Pacific Journal of Anthropology 15(1), 26-46. 
Keo, Narom (2005). Cambodian Music. Phnom Penh: Reyum.
Keo, Narom (1995). Music and the Khmer. Phnom Penh: Kampuchea-Japan Friendship Publishing House.

Kersalé, Patrick (2018).  Chapei dang veng (English) / Chapei dang veng (français)


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