Teaching and Learning Musical Composition at Universiti Sains Malaysia

Aziz, Razak Abdul and Toh, Lai Chee (2013) Teaching and Learning Musical Composition at Universiti Sains Malaysia. International Journal of Education and Research, 1 (11). pp. 1-18. ISSN 2411-5681

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This paper discusses the issues involved in the teaching and learning of musical composition in one of the universities in a country which is dominated by various ethnic and religious groups. The discussion warrants an overview of the historical backdrop of Malaysia, its people, heritage, and the resultant types of music. The paper will also trace the aims of music education in schools and in Universiti Sains Malaysia, the role of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra and its outreach program, the effects of Western compositional styles, classical or popular, and the impact of Islamic influences, imported or homegrown, on music making. It will include a brief study of the musical preferences of Malaysian students.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Teaching and Learning Musical Composition, Ethnicity and Musical Preference, Multicultural Country, Balance between the study of Malaysian and Western music, Open and Liberal Approach towards Learning of Musical Composition
Subjects: M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Seni (School of the Arts) > Article
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Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2019 03:48
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2019 03:48
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/44113

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