Gamelan

Indonesian Culture. Fro the islands of Java and Bali.

For Celebrations and religious occasions. 

1. Percussian orchestra. 4 to 40 instruments. All parts ar equally important to merge into one sound. 

2. Lots of decorated instruments.

3. Magical and spiritual music.

2 types of scale:

1. 5 note - Slendro. Pentatonic scale.

2. 7 note - Pelog. 

Main tune = The Balungan or Pokok

Main instrument = The saron

Gongs mark the rhythm 

Drummers keep the tempo

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Gamelan

Indonesian Culture. From the islands of Java and Bali.

For Celebrations and religious occasions. 

1. Percussian orchestra. 4 to 40 instruments. All parts ar equally important to merge into one sound. 

2. Lots of decorated instruments.

3. Magical and spiritual music.

2 types of scale:

1. 5 note - Slendro. Pentatonic scale.

2. 7 note - Pelog. 

Main tune = The Balungan or Pokok and the main instrument = The saron

Gongs mark the rhythm  and the drummers keep the tempo

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