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Sam Ang Sam

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Name  Sam-Ang Sam
Role  Musical performer

Education  Wesleyan University
Awards  MacArthur Fellowship
Sam-Ang Sam wwwumbcedueolcambodiaimagessamcuJPG

Robaim tivea prapey sam ang sam ensemble wat khmer modesto cambodian new year 2016

Sam-Ang Sam (សំ សំអាង Saṃ Saṃqāṅ) is an American ethnomusicologist and 1994 recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. As founder of Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble, he has released several albums for sale in mainstream American markets in an attempt to revive Classical Khmer music and stimulate interest in the various Cambodian Performing Arts.



  • Sam, Sam-Ang (1987). Traditional music of Cambodia (LP). Conservatoire National des Spectacles. Wedding Ensemble. Middletown, CT: Center for the Study of Khmer Culture. 
  • Sam, Sam-Ang (1988). The pin peat ensemble : its history, music and context. Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI.  Dissertation: Ph.D., Wesleyan University, Conn. 1988
  • Sam, Sam-Ang; Campbell, Patricia Shehan (1991). Silent temples, songful hearts : traditional music of Cambodia. Yang Sam and Tho "Tony" Sangphet (illustraters); Bonnie Periale (photographer) et al. Danbury, CT: World Music Press, cop. 
  • Catlin, Amy (1992). Khmer classical dance songbook. Ghan Moly Sam (Khmer orthography handwriting); Sam-Ang Sam, Chan Moly Sam, and Amy Catlin (translators); Amy Catlin (musical transcriptions and glossary); Sophiline Cheam Shapiro (foreword). Van Nuys: Apsara media for intercultural education.  Musical score (Khmer)
  • Sam-Ang Sam Ensemble (1996). Echoes from the palace (music CD). Chapel Hill, N.C.: Music of the World. 
  • Sam, Sam-Ang; Bishop, John Melville (2001). Cambodian court dances : the next generation (DVD). Cambodian Network Council; Media Generation. West Hills, CA: Media Generation. 
  • Sam, Sam-Ang (2002). "Musical instruments of Cambodia". Senri ethnological reports. Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology (29). 
  • Sam-Ang Sam; Ṅuan Saṃqāt; Ath Nguon Sam (c. 2002). ការបង្ហាញពីរបៀបសំពះខ្មែរ [Khmer salutation]. សមាគមវប្បខមែរ.  title transcription as Kār paṅhāñ bī rapiap saṃbaḥ khmaer.
  • Sam-ang Sam; Yun Khean; Chhim Naline (2010). Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia, ed. "Music in the lives of the indigenous ethnic groups in northeast Cambodia". University Press. 
  • References

    Sam-Ang Sam Wikipedia