What is the most popular music in Cambodia? The two most common types of Cambodian dance music are romvong and rom kbach. Romvong is slow dance music, while ramkbach is closely related to Thai folk music. Recently, a form of music called kantrum has become popular.
Is Khmer and Cambodian the same? Khmer, also known as Cambodian, is the language of the Khmer people and the official language of the Kingdom of Cambodia.
Where did Khmer come from? Khmer people (Khmer: ជនជាតិខ្មែរ, Chônchéatĕ Khmêr [cɔnciət kʰmae]) are a Southeast Asian ethnic group native to Cambodia. They comprise over 90% of Cambodia’s population of 17 million.
What is the melody of Khmer traditional song? Khmer music consists of polyphonic stratification and is based predominantly on the pentatonic (five-tone) scale. It is built linearly, devoid of harmony in the Western sense. Musicians in a music ensemble have a collective melody in mind that no single musician actually plays.