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The Gamelan Music Of Indonesia.

The Gamelan Music Of Indonesia.

Indonesian Music Indonesian Gamelan Music Indonesian Traditional Musical Instruments – Wandering Bakya Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has an extensive collection of Asian traditional musical instruments. It includes musical instruments from China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Thailand. This entry is about Indonesian traditional musical instruments. My knowledge of Indonesian traditional instruments is restricted to my visit to Yogyakarta’s Sultan Palace (Kraton) where all Indonesian traditional musical instruments were on display and local musicians actually play them for the visitors. A gamelan ensemble played behind a couple of dancers, and there were more than two dozens of them. Cultural Center of the Philippines collection of Indonesian Traditional Musical Instruments The Gamelan The gamelan is the traditional gong orchestra of Indonesia. The room dedicated to Indonesian gamelan musical instruments. Set of Indonesian gongs Gong ageng is the most sacred and honored instrument of the gamelan. Gong Ageng Kempul Kenong Gender Barung Kendang Rebab Celempung Like this:

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