The Sounds of Khmer String Music

His calloused fingertips smoothly move across the strings of his beloved Takhe, just as he has done so when producing the first tones at a younger age.
A Cambodian instrument with history and meaning, the word actually means ‘crocodile’ as it resembles the shape of this reptile when looking from above.
Still used during Khmer weddings, the Takhe has solidified its spot in even more modern songs from Cambodian artists.

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