Khmer Classical Dance

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Royal Ballet Of Cambodia - History
... The origins of Khmer classical dance in the style seen today are disputed ... Cambodian scholars, such as Pech Tum Kravel, and French scholar George Groslier have claimed Khmer classical dance as a tradition maintained since the Angkor period ... Other scholars theorize that Khmer classical dance, as seen today, developed from, or was at least highly influenced by, Siamese classical dance innovations during ...
Culture Of Cambodia - Arts and Literature - Dance
... Cambodian Dance can be divided into three main categories classical dance, folk dances, and vernacular dances ... Khmer classical dance is a form of Cambodian dance originally performed only for royalty ... The dances have many elements in common with Thai classical dance ...

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