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Comprehensive Survey in Malaysian Music in 20th Century

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DOI: 10.23977/artpl.2021.020706 | Downloads: 13 | Views: 449


Zhang Wen 1, Li Jia 2


1 Yunnan Arts University, Kunming, Yunnan, China
2 College of Music, Shanxi Normal University, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

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Zhang Wen


This study was intended to identify the Malaysia Music n 20th century Malaysian popular Malaysia music and modern art Malaysia music are both fundamentally Western-influenced Malaysia music with some local components. The historical research method was used in this study, which attempts to carefully reconstruct the intricate subtleties, people, meanings, events, and even ideas of the past that have impacted and molded the present. Historical research allows you to investigate and explain the importance, stages, and features of a phenomenon or process at a certain period in history. The paper concludes that the deft integration of diverse influences from worldwide popular culture results in a Malaysia musical palimpsest imprinted with a plethora of signifiers of syncretic cultural multivocality that will continue to be impressive.


Malaysian Music, Malaysia 20th music, Western-influenced Malaysia, Malaysian composer


Zhang Wen, Li Jia, Comprehensive Survey in Malaysian Music in 20th Century. Art and Performance Letters (2021) 2: 33-38. DOI:


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