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|To preserve the heritage and identity of folk songs of Malaysian ethnic groups, it is necessary to include them in educational material using western notation transcriptions. This research continues from the previous study that was completed with the creation of the method book for viola at the beginner level. The current research result is a repertoire book containing transcriptions of folk songs (six Malay, two Chinese and one Indian) for intermediate viola players. Malaysian folk songs are rich in embellishment types and need to be studied by utilising the western ornamentation signs in music scores. The resulting book introduces the common types of ornamentation signs utilised in Malaysian folk song transcriptions and exercises with notated explanations and practice methods. The book is organised following international requirements for the intermediate viola level. Research was carried out using a quantitative approach, and the ADDIE (Analysis; Design; Development; Implementation; Evaluation) model was applied in designing the book. Based on the designed book, data was collected from students through a questionnaire and from experts (namely three lecturers from other universities) through their feedback from evaluating the contents of the book.|
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