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Executive summary: Prospects of the “Localisation” of Chinese Music in Southeast Asia – fusion, innovation and development – thoughts on moulding a “New Nanyang Style”

  • Description: Executive Summary. This article discusses Chinese music in Singapore and Malaysia. It makes forward-looking observations regarding the prospects of localisation of Chinese music in Southeast Asia, based on its historical features in the past century and current cultural practices. The authors identify "fusion, innovation and development" as cultural strategies and express their thoughts on moulding a "New Nanyang Style".
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