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Performing community, identity and change

Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

Scholarly Books

...The Chinese form about a quarter of the population of Malaysia. They are mainly descendants of migrants who came in large numbers from Fujian and Guangdong in China in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Although...

Kuala Lumpur

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 1,800,000 (2003) Located midway along the west coast of the Malay Peninsular, Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. It is the administrative, commercial and financial center...

Cari . . . Cari . . . Cari!

Mohd Anis Md Nor

Mohd Anis Md Nor is former Professor of Ethnochoreology and Ethnomusicology at the Cultural Centre (School of Performing Arts), University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is Chair of the Publication Committee of ICTM Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia, and Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Sultan Idris Education University, Perak, Malaysia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

Scholarly Books

...Zapin Johor, a hybrid performance tradition adapted from the Hadrahmaut Arabs’Hadrahmaut, which is today located in the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen, is made up of a valley complex in the middle of southern Arabia and is separated...

Dancing the sound, musicking the movement

Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

Scholarly Books

...In rethinking the interrelationship between ‘dance’, or structured human movement, and ‘music’, or socially accepted patterns of sound, among the cultures of Sabah, the eastern Malaysian state of northern Borneo, a contextual approach may...

Shadow puppets, drums and gongs

Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

Scholarly Books

...As a choreomusicological study, this paper explores the world of movement and music in the Malaysian shadow puppet theatre. At least two forms of Malay shadow puppet theatre exist today, of which the most popular and widespread form over...

The Orak Lawoi pelacak festival

Sounding the Dance, Moving the Music : Choreomusicological Perspectives on Maritime Southeast Asian Performing Arts

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2017

Scholarly Books

...The past half-century has seen extraordinary transformations in the lives of the Orak Lawoi (Urak Lawoi’, Lumu’ Lawoi), a semi-nomadic maritime people living at the one-time ‘fringes’ of Thai and Malay dominions on south-west Thailand...

Sarawak and Sabah

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: Sarawak – 2,012,616 (2000); Sabah – 2,444,398 (2000) Sarawak and Sabah are the two states of Malaysia located on the northern coast of the island of Borneo. The larger of the pair, Sarawak, embraces...

Malaysia

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

Encyclopedia Articles

...Population: 23,092,940 (2003) Malaysia was formed in 1963 from the Federation of Malaya, Singapore, and the two Borneo states of Sarawak and Sabah. Singapore opted out to become an independent country in 1965. Malaysia...