A Treasure Trove of Malaysian/Indonesian Folk Songs

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Collected by Joseph H. Howard, American Peace Corps Volunteer in Malaya (1963-65)

 

One is able to learn about a country's rich culture through folk songs. Here is a wonderful resource not only for instrumental/voice, classroom music teachers and students, but anyone who enjoys folk songs!

https://batik31.wpcomstaging.com/malaysian-indonesian-folk-songs/

 

Some ideas:

Sight-singing/playing (recognising intervals), keyboard harmonisation, improvisation, rearrange for ensembles, theme and variations (create your own variations)

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