Malaysian Wind Repertoire Database

The history of wind bands in Malaysia is relatively short as compared with wind band movements in other parts of the world. However, there were significant growth over the past few decades, with effort and support by government organizations, public schools, the parent-teacher associations, community organizations and individuals. Since the beginning of the wind band movement, Malaysian composers have been writing and arranging pieces for the wind band medium, and many long-dormant pieces have been discovered. (click here for a brief history of wind bands in Malaysia) It is unfortunate that very little has been chronicled or even recorded. A great number of pioneering band directors have retired or passed…