Silent Temples, Songful Hearts: Traditional Music of Cambodia
By Sam-Ang Sam and Patricia Shehan Campbell
Book and CD
17 children's songs, traditional instrumental, vocal and dance music; percussion pieces for beginners; stories. Many of the xylophone and flute parts can be used with Orff xylophones and recorders. Study guides; history; geography; culture; maps; photos.
For early childhood to adult.
Chapter 1: Historical and Cultural Background - Geography, Climate, Economy, History, Exodus from Cambodia, Communities in the USA.
Chapter 2: Customs and Traditions - Religion, Ethnic Makeup, Language, Family, Clothing, Festivals, Education, The Arts.
Chapter 3: Khmer Musical Forms, Genres and Instruments - Music in Historical Perspective, Musical Characteristics, Musical Instruments (aerophones, idiophones, membranophones, chordophones), Musical Forms and Genres, Tradition and Change, Teaching and Learning.
Chapter 4: A Guide to the Music of Cambodia: 14 Guided Listening Experiences.
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