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Category: Theory Of Music & Musicology|
The author of the book: Patricia Matusky
Edition: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Date of issue: 20 Apr 2017
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 3.82 MB
City - Country: London, United Kingdom
Full description of the book The Music of Malaysia : The Classical, Folk and Syncretic Traditions:The Music of Malaysia, first published in Malay in 1997 and followed by an English edition in 2004 is still the only history, appreciation and analysis of Malaysian music in its many and varied forms available in English. 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 PDF country's vibrant musical culture. This new, fully revised and updated edition includes time lines, listening guides and two audio CDs of field recordings that are analysed and discussed in the text.
About the author Patricia MatuskyPatricia Matusky is an ethnomusicologist who has done music field research and taught for many years in Malaysia. She is the author of Malaysian Shadow Play and Music, Continuity of an Oral Tradition as well as many articles on the traditional music of Malaysia in encyclopedias and international journals. Tan Sooi Beng is an Associate Professor in Ethnomusicology at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. She is the author of Bangsawan, A Social and Stylistic History of Popular Malay Opera and many articles on popular music, arts education and Chinese music in Malaysia.
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