Guides Categorised: Performing Arts

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    The Substation Donor Collection

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    Introduction The Substation is Singapore’s first independent contemporary arts centre. It was founded in 1990 by the late Kuo Pao Kun, Cultural Medallion Recipient and theatre doyen. The Substation presents a wide range of artists and programmes, supporting diversity and depth in the arts and engaging with a wide repertoire of artists. It has played… Read more »

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    Leong Yoon Pin 梁荣平

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    Introduction Leong Yoon Pin 梁荣平 (b. 5 August 1931, Singapore–d. 13 April 2011, Singapore) was a composer, conductor and educator. Described as the doyen of Singapore composers, Leong was well-known for his choral compositions, many of which were locally commissioned and performed by both amateur and professional choirs. His compositions were often infused with a… Read more »

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    Music 101

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    Introduction Music is often defined as an art of sound or tones that express ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. As a field of study, music includes composition, performance, history of musical styles and forms, theory, and philosophy of music. This resource guide will help you to have a fundamental understanding and… Read more »