Record: Tracing Singapore History through Malay Music


11 Apr 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM


World Music


A music performance with storytellers guiding audiences on a journey back in time, Record: Tracing Singapore History through Malay Music traces the history of Singapore from pre-independence 1900s to its present day. This performance is also accompanied by a visual story of the various decades.  

Through the different melodies, rhythms and lyrics, students will gain an awareness and understanding of Singapore history as well as various social, historical, cultural and inter-cultural exchanges that have influenced the Malay community through the decades.

Learning Objectives

Gain an awareness of and appreciation for Malay music and culture

Gain an understanding of how music is used to convey thoughts and emotions

Gain an understanding of how different social, historical and cultural factors have impacted the Malay community in Singapore

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Esplanade Recital Studio
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981