Folk Tunes of Malaysia For Violin Beginners
Authors: Mayya Musaeva, Clare Suet Ching Chan and Christine Augustine
The ‘Folk Tune of Malaysia for Violin Beginners’ combines the folk tunes of the various cultural groups in Malaysia with Ivan Galamian’s principles of learning the violin. It consists of 15 Malaysian tunes carefully chosen and arranged for violin and piano. This violin book is one of the first books that explores the colourful folk tunes loved by Malaysians. Short stories and simple illustrations enhance the violin player’s knowledge, interest and appreciation of the rich multi-cultural heritage of Malaysia. It is hoped that the beautiful and vibrant folk songs in this book will motivate violin beginner’s to continue mastering the techniques of the violin and explore knowledge on Malaysia’ s rich multicultural heritage.
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Biography of Authors
Mayya Musaeva has a Masters of Violin Performance (Violin) from Uzbekistan State Conservatory and a Bachelor of Performance (Violin) from Tashkent State College of Music. After 20 years of serving at Uzbekistan Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra and Malaysian National Symphony Orchestra as a Concertmaster, she decided to focus on education. During her career as an orchestra leader she performed with soloists such as Richard Kleiderman, ensemble El Divo, Russell Watson, Vanessa Mae and others. Mayya is currently a senior lecturer at the Music and Music Education Department, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia. Her research interests include violin education and music performance.
CLARE SUET CHING CHAN
Clare Chan Suet Ching has PhD in Music (Ethnomusicology) from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa (2010); Master of Arts (Ethnomusicology)(2002) and Bachelor of Arts (Music)(1998) at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang. Clare holds a Performance Certificate in piano (1991) under the Trinity College London. She studied violin with Lo Mei Yoke and performed with the Penang State Symphony Orchestra between the years 1996-2000. Clare is currently an associate professor and the Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation (2011-) of the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts at Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, Malaysia. She is also the Chief Editor of the Malaysian Music Journal.
Christine Augustine has a Doctor of Education (EdD), a Masters in Performing Arts (Music Education) and a Bachelor’s degree in Education (Music). She also holds a Licentiate Trinity College London (LTCL) and Associate Trinity College London (ATCL) certificate in piano performance. Christine Augustine is currently a senior lecturer at the Music and Music Education Department, Faculty of Music and Performing Arts, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Perak, Malaysia. She is a music educator who previously taught music in a private music school for five years. Christine’s research interests include music education, Instructional Leadership, music in preschool and music and literacy. She was formerly a church musician and also a violinist/violist in the Malacca Youth Orchestra