The Resource Zubir Said, the composer of Majulah Singapura, Rohana Zubir

Zubir Said, the composer of Majulah Singapura, Rohana Zubir

Label
Zubir Said, the composer of Majulah Singapura
Title
Zubir Said, the composer of Majulah Singapura
Statement of responsibility
Rohana Zubir
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Zubir Said is best known as the composer of Majulah Singapura, the national anthem of Singapore; Semoga Bahagia, the Singapore school anthem; and Melayu Raya. Born into a humble and religious family in Sumatra where music was considered haram, at 21 he set out to seek his fortune in Singapore, attracted initially by the glittering lights and the availability of butter and kopi susu, but soon by the opportunities it offered him to pursue his dreams. Armed with his first musical instrument, a bamboo flute he had carved himself, and a basic knowledge of music number notations, Zubir taught himsel
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
780.92
Index
index present
LC call number
ML410.Z77 .Z384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Local history & memoirs
Series volume
22
Label
Zubir Said, the composer of Majulah Singapura, Rohana Zubir
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-274) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; 1. The Birth of an Anthem and Challenges to Overcome; 2. Headlong into Adulthood; 3. Mystical Singapore: City of Lights, Butter, Coffee and Milk; 4 World War II: New Directions; 5. Where the Sky Above I Hold, the Earth Beneath I Tread; 6. 190A Joo Chiat Place: A Sanctuary of Bliss and Blessed Woes; 7. The Lull, Celebrations, Respite, Music, Then the ... ; 8. The Storm Afterwards; 9. The Birthday Bash and Final Curtain; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index; About the Accompanying Music CD
Control code
ocn829459993
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (301 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814414524
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36708574
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)829459993
  • iseas9814311812

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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