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Gamelan music comes from Indonesia and has many instruments in it's orchestra such as xylophones, drums, gongs and flutes made from bamboo.
Gamelan instruments are usually played with a hammer or stick. It is a general term referring to instruments such as gongs, drums and xylophones. The word "gamelan" actually means "to hammer", but some gamelan instruments are also plucked (stringed instruments) or blown (bamboo pipes).
Gamelan is a variety of instruments put together to form a "song". This type of song is called "gamelan". Search it up on google images to see the instruments.
You must never step over the Gamelan instruments and you must never show the soles of your feet when you are sitting. The rules are extremely strict when it comes to the Gamelan.
Gamelan musicians like to respect their instruments. They believe that the instruments have a connection to their God and that stepping over the instruments would break the connection.
Well im doing a 10000 word Essa on Gamelan so i know theres quite alot and if u step in front of the instruments u are breaking the connection with god
A gamelan is normally performed in ritual ceremonies and for the royal family.
The term refers more to the set of instruments than the players of those instruments. A gamelan as a set of instruments is a distinct entity, built and tuned to stay together - instruments from different gamelan are not interchangeable. The word "gamelan" comes from the Javanese word "gamel", meaning to strike or hammer, and the suffix "an", which makes the root a collective noun.