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Music: Malaysia
(4,372 words)

Introduction

This entry examines the ways in which female singers in Malaysia are incorporating Islam into their popular professional personas. Although female singers have always played an important role in Malaysian traditional singing, including in premodern and pre-twentieth century Islamic festivals, the amalga…

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Ansori, Siaan, “Music: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0698>
First published online: 2011



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