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

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