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Rentak Akar 1 – Rhythm of The Roots (AEP0318037)
An introduction to Malay drums, percussions and rhythms, Rentak Akar 1 aims to enable the
students to discover, understand and experience the spirit of being in a community, while working to learn and appreciate an existing culture and its practices. Students will also get to join in making the rhythms of the Malayan Archipelago alive through the interactive audience engagement segments.
Also available in Digital
Rentak Akar 2 – Celebrating Malay Traditional & Folk Music (AEP0318851)
Rentak Akar 2 (sequel to Rentak Akar 1) celebrates Malay traditional and folk music, allowing
students to experience the joy, spirit and connection between the language, music, dance and rhythms of the Malayan Archipelago. The programme aims to develop an awareness and deeper understanding for our Malay culture and tradition, as we uncover the various musical styles with Malay traditional drums and instruments.
Rentak Akar Workshop – Introduction to Malayan Drums, Percussions & Rhythms (AEP0319082)
This programme will educate students on the common Malay drums and percussion found in Singapore and also the five iconic rhythms of the Malayan Archipelago. Some of the common drums include the kompang, hadrah, marwas, jidur, talempong, gong and rebana. The five iconic Malay rhythms include Inang, Joget, Asli, Masri and Zapin. Students will be assessed on their knowledge and skills that they have acquired at the end of the programme.
1 hour x 10 sessions (customisable)
Crossing 1 – Instrumental Music from Singapore (AEP0318854)
Crossing 1 will expose students to original instrumental music by our local music composers. The programme highlights musical interpretations of selected areas in Singapore, dwelling in distinct feelings that surround us, from the past and the present. It will also include original compositions, rearrangements and renditions of evergreen folk tunes synonymous to fellow Singaporeans.
Crossing 2 – Traditional Folk Music & Community Songs from Singapore (AEP0318855)
In Crossing 2, students will be introduced to folk and traditional music from various communities in Singapore and around the world; its history, stories and varied musical styles. Students will be reminded of the different cultures, their unique personalised sounds and most importantly, the universal language of music.
Also available in Digital
Customisable for seasonal performances e.g. National Day/Racial Harmony Day, Hari Raya
Singa Drum Gaia 1 – Rhythms of Singapore and the World (AEP0318860)
Singa Drum Gaia 1 will expose students to drums and rhythms from the indigenous people of
Singapore and popular rhythms around the world; its history, instrument names and musical styles. Students will be reminded of the different drums, rhythms and most importantly, the joy the drum brings.
Singa Drum Gaia Workshop – Drums and Rhythms of Singapore and the World (AEP0319091)
This programme will educate students on drums and rhythms from the indigenous people of
Singapore and popular rhythms around the world; its history, instrument names and musical styles. Students will be introduced to the basic interlocking patterns when performing in a kompang ensemble and will be assessed on their knowledge and skills that they have acquired at the end of the programme.
2 hours x 8 sessions (customisable)