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THE TRADITIONAL MUSIC OF MALAYSIA
written by Ingo Stoevesandt
Like in Indonesia we face an interesting culmination of cultures in Malaysia: Several forms of musical experience get mingled as it is the Gamelan ensemble combined with traditional instruments of the Arabian peninsula or the call of the Muezin sharing the plucks of the flat indigenous Sape guitar. Being one of the most contrasting countries in Southeast Asia, how does Malaysia turn several influencies into indigenous habits, how does it link back to its cultural roots?
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