Visiting a center of a Gamelan Making in Wirun Village Surakarta


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gamelan is a traditional musical ensemble from Indonesia, typically from the islands of Java and Bali, featuring a variety of instruments such asmetallophonesxylophoneskendang (drums) and gongsbamboo flutes, bowed and plucked stringsVocalists may also be included. For most Indonesians, gamelan music is an integral part of Indonesian culture.[1]

The term refers more to the set of instruments than to the players of those instruments. A gamelan is a set of instruments as a distinct entity, built and tuned to stay together – instruments from different gamelan are generally not interchangeable.

Making a Gamelan

About Arif Wibowo

Passion on Photography Live in Jakarta, Indonesia. Working in oil and gas company. Like traveling, bicycle, and photography. Born in Sukabumi, West Java. Graduate from Physics ITB 1985.
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