Yakutian master player Spiridon Shishigin remembers master jew’s harp maker Bernard Lalanne-Cassou through his personal memories after his sudden and sorrowful disappearance.
On February 20, 2023, Bernard Lalanne-Cassou, a lover and connoisseur of the jew’s harp, a jew’s harp player, a master jew’s harp maker, a renowned entomologist, a true friend and a very kind person, left us forever.
Multimedia webpage created by Catherine Grant and her team, and a 17’ film about Cambodian jew's harps.
New British Museum project documents Jew’s harp in Cambodia
The new Endangered Material Knowledge Program of the British Museum has funded a year-long project (Oct 2019-Sept 2020) to document angkuoch, the Cambodian Jew’s harp. The process of making the angkuoch has never before been documented in depth.