Man behind the upbeat national anthem

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  • Sunday, 09 Oct 2005

IN 2003, Datuk Wah Idris was entrusted the task of fine-tuning the melody of the national anthem Negaraku without changing the lyrics. 

An earlier re-vamp had been done in 1992 by RTM, which gave the Negaraku a faster march tempo.  

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