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Q: What instruments are used in Gamelan music?
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A balinese music ensemble is called a?

A Balinese music ensemble is called a gamelan, which refers to the instruments used.

How many instruments normally in gamelan music?


What is gamelan music?

Gamelan is a generic term for the traditional music played by the orchestras of Java and Bali. This music is largely created by percussive instruments.

What is the function of vocal music in gamelan music?

vocal music is used to ornament the gamelan music

What are the instruments of the gamelan orchestra?

Gamelan music comes from Indonesia and has many instruments in it's orchestra such as xylophones, drums, gongs and flutes made from bamboo.

How do gamelan play their instruments?

The traditional ensemble music (made up predominantly of percussive instruments) of Java and Bali in Indonesia is called Gamelan . The most common instruments used are a set of hand-played drums called kendhang and metallophones which are played by mallets.

What is a gamelan?

A gamelan is a musical ensemble, originating from Indonesia, featuring percussion instruments such as xylophones, metallophones, drums and gongs, or the style of music featuring music by this ensemble.

How would you recognize gamelan music?

fast and lots of metal sounding instruments

How are gamelan instruments made?

gamelan instruments mades by metal and woods

What are 10 original facts about gamelan music?

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.

What materials are used to make gamelan instruments?

tin cans

What were shadow puppets used for?

It is used with gamelan music

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