A Glimpse of Malaysia


Sung by: Kuala Lumpur Children’s Choir, MIA Ladies Chorus, SMK Seafield Choir & Young KL Singers

Conductor: MAK Chi Hoe

Piano accompanist: Samuel TAN

Venue: Pentas 1, Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, Malaysia

Arranged by: Geneviene Wong

Art work by: Elaine Lam-Tetard


Voicing: SATB


A Glimpse of Malaysia is a medley of 5 folksongs selected from various parts of Malaysia, giving the listener a brief but distinct taste of the differences found in each state, which is what makes Malaysia such a unique melting pot of cultures. I have taken the artistic liberty of adding some Western spice to a traditional recipe. From the rolling hills of Borneo (Jambatan Tamparuli and Liling), we journey across the terrains in the peninsula (a leisurely Lenggang Lenggang Kangkung and a jazzy Jong Jong Inai depicting the combination of country and city life) and the medley ends with a call to return home no matter we are (Geylang Si Paku Geylang). This arrangement was commissioned for the Young KL Singers for their concert “Beat It, Sing It” in 2004.


Group of 20 or less, Group larger than 20 but below 40, Group larger than 40

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