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Article Info. Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic created an unprecedented disruption to music-making and its performance practices. Its impact on music education is discussed in tandem with the issues faced by music practitioners in the industry due to the similar approaches of musical practice and music performance. The reliance on technology to provi...
This article follows the pandemic practice of London Improviser's Orchestra between April 2020 and June 2020 from the perspective of a Malaysian musician. Virtual mobility and accessibility, isolation and belonging: traits and tropes of the COVID-19 life.
Improvisation or noise. Musical or creative. There are no absolutes when thinking about music, but there are absolutes when writing about music. At least, that is the case when trying to write about noise. What are we hearing when we listen to free improvisation? This paper reflects on my experience playing in Veryan Weston’s As You Hear and my lis...
Previous research have compared competitive behaviour between participants of different nationalities , profession and gender. This current research investigates competitive behaviour between a multiethnic sample from Malaysia. Ethnic Malay and ethnic Chinese Malaysi-ans were primed to compete in a singing competition and completed a Revised Compet...
The historical tradition of jazz has shown how the spirit of jazz blends well with improvising freely. Over time, there is a tacit assumption that all jazz involves improvisation, leading to situations where musicians seem to improvise for the sake of improvisation. This criticism can be brought to music academies where improvisation pedagogy can b...
Independent music, often known as indie, is music produced independently from major commercial record labels or their subsidiaries, a process that may include an autonomous, do-it-yourself approach to recording and publishing. The "indie" scene in Malaysia has seen a dramatic growth in the last decade with numerous artistes now billing themselves a...
Research on music piracy has always been conducted among non-musicians. This study sets out to investigate two aspects: (1) the intentions toward pirating music among undergraduate music students us-ing the Theory of Planned Behaviour, and (2) how rationalizations justify their ac-tions. A quantitative study looking at 200 music students across mus...