Chapey Dong Veng |​|​| Len Buŏn & Ham Kin Han

by Les Cartes Postales Sonores

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The Chapey Dong Veng is a two-stringed, long neck guitar originaly from Cambodia. Chapei has became popular since the last decade with the living master Kong Nay also known as the "Ray Charles of Cambodia". Met at the Performing arts department of Phnom penh with his elder chapei master Len Buŏn during a musical competition of the oldest art forms, Ham Kin Han plays a song named Kun Apuk Madai and Len Buŏn plays a song called Chapei.

Recorded by Julien Hairon
At Performing Arts Department,
Phnom Penh, November 2015.


released December 6, 2015

Please watch an extract of Ham Kin Han playing Kun Apuk Madai:

Les Cartes Postales Sonores - 2015




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Les Cartes Postales Sonores is a field recording project by Julien Hairon capturing the soundscapes, music and traditions of local and indigenous populations around the world.

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