The music of Malaysia : the classical, folk and syncretic traditions / Patricia Matusky and Tan Sooi Beng.

By: Matusky, Patricia Ann [author.]Contributor(s): Tan, Sooi BengMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Malay Series: SOAS musicology seriesPublisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Edition: Second editionDescription: xxii, 437 pages : illustrations, maps, music ; 24 cm + 2 computer discs (4 3/4 in.)Content type: text | computer program | notated music Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volume | computer disc | audio discISBN: 9781472465047; 9781315223025Uniform titles: Muzik Malaysia. English. Subject(s): Music -- Malaysia -- History and criticismDDC classification: 780.9595 LOC classification: ML345.M28 | M8913 2017Summary: "The book categorizes the types of music genres found in Malaysian society and provides an overview of the development of music in that country. Analyses of the music are illustrated with many examples transcribed from original field recordings. Genres discussed include theatrical and dance forms, percussion ensembles, vocal and instrumental music and classical music. It is an excellent introduction to and exploration of the country's vibrant musical culture"--Back cover.
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Book Perpustakaan Kementerian Perpaduan Malaysia
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"An Ashgate book"--Front cover.

"First edition published by Ashgate 2004."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"The book categorizes the types of music genres found in Malaysian society and provides an overview of the development of music in that country. Analyses of the music are illustrated with many examples transcribed from original field recordings. Genres discussed include theatrical and dance forms, percussion ensembles, vocal and instrumental music and classical music. It is an excellent introduction to and exploration of the country's vibrant musical culture"--Back cover.

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