Indonesian traditional musical ensemble.
A set of instruments, mainly metallophones and bronze gongs of different shapes and sizes. In the past, gamelan sets were often considered sacred heirlooms handed down through generations and can be, for instance, emblematic of a monarch's power. In large gamelan ensembles, different instruments may perform four different functions with regards to the melody, rhythm, punctuating emphasis, and phrase decoration.
Any of a variety of percussion instrument-dominated orchestras of Javan-Balinese origin.
a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
a group of tuned percussion including, gongs, cymbals, drums, xylophones, and metallophones
a musical ensemble of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones , xylophone(s) , drums , and gongs
a musical ensemble of Indonesia n origin typically featuring metallophone s, xylophone(s) , drum s, and gong s
an ensemble normally composed primarily of percussion
an ensemble of Balinese or Javanesenese musicians playing metalophones and gongs
an ensemble of Indonesian origin (usually Balinese or Javanese)
an ensemble of Indonesian origin (usually Bali nese or Java nese)
an ensemble of Indonesian origin (usually Balinese or Javanesenese )
an ensemble of tuned percussion, consisting mainly of gongs, metallophones and drums
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an Indonesian collection of gongs, chimes and tuned metal bars
an Indonesian musical ensemble mostly made up of metallic xylophones and gongs
an Indonesian orchestra consisting of numerous metal-keyboard instruments, large hanging gongs, and pot-shaped gongs, and drums
an Indonesian percussion orchestra
a percussive instrument resembling a xylophone, in which the players rely heavily on each other in creating melodies through interlocking patterns
a set of percussion instruments from Indonesia
a South-east Asian musical ensemble mostly made up of metallophones and gongs
native Indonesian instrumental ensemble using string, wind and percussion instruments
Musical ensemble of Java or Bali, usually made up of gongs, chimes, metallophones and drums.
An Indonesian bell and gong orchestra.
(gah'-mah-lahn) A Javanese, Balinese, or Sundanese orchestra of tuned bronze or iron percussion instruments, often with a flute (suling), a two-stringed fiddle (rebab), and drums (kendang). The Javanese word gamel means a type of hammer, e.g., one used by a blacksmith;
A gamelan is a kind of musical ensemble of Indonesian origin typically featuring a variety of instruments such as metallophones, xylophones, drums, and gongs; bamboo flutes, bowed and plucked strings, and vocalists may also be included. 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 â€” instruments from different gamelan are not interchangeable.