DannyAlex wrote:Which one would you prefer, sir?
By the way, I am from Johore, the state where Muar is located. And Dondang Sayang originated on Johore's neighbour state, Malacca.
Both of these are songs that are supposedly in Malay but are both from Sumatra rather than from Malaysia. This is a song called "Selayang Pandang" by Veri Afi (or Ferry Afi, as his name is spelled in this video). I think maybe "Melayu Deli" means it's in the Malay of the [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultanate_of_Deli]Sultanate of Deli
The other one I think is supposed to be a song of the Karo ethnic group but IIUC is in Malay and not Karo. It's called "Bercerai Kasih" and performed by Layla and Sayful (or Syaiful as spelled in the video). The lyrics are in the subtitles:
rojeed wrote:am not sure where to put this in the correct place, but here is a song arranged in Malay style of Sumatra which is under much more influance of indonesian
eskandar wrote:I recently learned that Malay has a tradition of ghazal music, dating back to British colonial-era contact with India.
eskandar wrote:I recently learned that Malay has a tradition of ghazal music, dating back to British colonial-era contact with India. Here are a couple of lovely examples. On the history see this work.
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