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Cosmopolitan intimacies : Malay film music of the independence era

Author: Adil Johan.
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press. C 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La 4e de couv. indique : "The golden age of Malay film in the 1950s and 1960s was the product of a musical and cultural cosmopolitanism in the service of a nation-making process based on ideas of Malay ethnonationalism, initially fluid, increasingly homogenised over time. The commercial films of the period, and in particular their film music, from national cultural icons P. Ramlee and Zubir Said, remain important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adil Johan.
ISBN: 9789814722636 9814722634
OCLC Number: 1128002391
Description: 1 volume (xxvii-387 pages) : illustrations, partitions, couverture illustrée. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Adil Johan.

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The golden age of Malay film in the 1950s and 1960s was the product of a musical and cultural cosmopolitanism in the service of a nation-making process based on ideas of Malay ethnonationalism,  Read more...

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"Cosmopolitan Intimacies is the first overarching study of its kind. It fills an important lacuna and opens a new vista onto the multifaceted world of Malay film music and its ongoing meaning and Read more...

 
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