they are very spiritual
do not step over th instruments
do not drop the beaters
take of ur socks and shoes
sit crossed legged so no one can see the soles of ur feet
they belive the instruments are on strings to heaven
if a member dies the will never play the instrument again
there are bettwen 4 and 40 instruments
the tunes repeated over and over again to produce a pattern
gamelan music has been haned down generation
they play gamelan music as shadow puppet plays festivals churchs ect
hope this helps its only infomation i found out in school
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vocal music is used to ornament the gamelan music
Gamelan music is a type of music which is performed by indonesia/bali and java. Gamelan music is believed to contact the spirits.
Gamelan music is mainly percussive.
Children/gamelan learners watch there family or others playing the gamelan music. Gamelan music is not written down as musical or any kind of notes.
Gamelan Music is taught to children by their parents and at their school. They learn Gamelan Music from an early age and can be amazing by the time they are in their teens!
gamelan is a type of music originated in Indonesia.
Gamelan music is the traditional music ensemble of Indonesia. Gamelan music has two scales: slendro and pelog.
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.
Yes. The melody in Gamelan music is repeated. The meaning of an ostinato is a continually repeated musical rhythm. So Gamelan music does have an ostinato.
The people of Bali and Java originally played the gamelan music.