Going onstage (www.esplanade.com).


Tracing Singapore History through Malay Music

A timeline of made-in-Singapore Malay music from the 20th century and beyond


Subject: Music, History, General


Level: Lower Secondary, Upper Secondary

How has Malay music changed in the past century in Singapore?  How has different cultural, social and historical events shaped Malay music made in Singapore? Who were some of the popular artists from the various decades?

Download the timeline to find out more.

The Student Guide is adapted from resources created for the shows, Nuri Terbang Malam (2017) and Record: Tracing Singapore History through Malay Music (2019) as part of Feed Your Imagination (F.Y.I) series. Directed by Syed Ahmad.