Bengawan Solo

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Premiere: Brass Kinetics (2005)

Instrumentation: Brass Quintet

This piece is a rearrangement of an Indonesian song about the legendary River Solo. The song was originally written in 1940 by Gesang Martohartono, in ‘Kroncong’ style. The song describes the beauty of the river and the important role it served as a link between Solo and the north cost of East Java.

Dayung Sampan

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Commissioned By: Temasek Junior College Choir

Premiere: Temasek Junior College Choir (1993)

Language: Malay

An arrangement of a Malay folk song. Available Scores: SATB

Nona Nona

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Premiere: Brass Kinetics (2005)

Instrumentation: Brass Quintet

Rasa Sayang / Sireh Pinang

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Premiere: Brass Kinetics (2005)

Instrumentation: Brass Quintet

Sapu Tagan

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Language: Malay

Sapu Tagan is a rearrangement of a Singaporean folk song of the 2nd world war period. The song depicts a village girl’s longing for her lover during the war. Available Scores: SATB

Singaporean Folk Song Arrangement Series 1

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Language: Malay

This is a medley of 3 very popular Singaporean folk songs: Geylang Sipaku Geylang, Ikan Kekek and Chan Mali Chan. Available Scores: SSA and SAB

Singaporean Folk Song Arrangement Series 2

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Language: Malay

This is a medley of 3 very popular Singaporean folk songs: Potong Bebek Angsa, Di Tanjong Katong and Geylang Sipaku Geylang. Available Scores: SATB with piano accompaniment, SA with piano accompaniment, SAB with piano accompaniment

Singaporean Folk Song Arrangement Series 3

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Language: Malay

This is a medley of 3 very popular Singaporean folk songs: Nona, Nona and Bengawan Solo and Rasa Sayang. Available Scores: SATB with piano accompaniment, SSA with piano accompaniment, SAB with piano accompaniment

Singaporean Folk Song Arrangement Series 4

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Language: Malay

This is a medley of 3 very popular Singaporean folk songs: Kapor Sireh, Watku Fajar and Tepok Amai Amai. Available Scores: SSA

数蛙 Counting Frogs

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Commissioned By: Victoria Junior College

Premiere: Victoria Junior College (1999)

Language: Mandarin (Chinese)

This is a rearrangement of a Chinese folk song about counting frogs. It begins counting from 1 frog, with 2 eyes and 4 legs. The counting continues until it reaches 32 frogs. Available Scores: SATB