Essays Tagged: "word gamelan"

Bali Gamelan performance

t islands, or regions within islands, have their own unique Gamelan instruments and traditions. The word Gamelan comes from the ancient roots "gambel" (Bali). Most Indonesian languages define gambel a ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts


The word gamelan simply means 'musical group' and may refer to 20 different kinds of xylophones, percuss ...

(9 pages) 26 0 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The History of Music: The Gamelan Ensemble

le and its music are commonly found in the Indonesian countries of Java, Bali, and many others. The word gamelan describes the set of instruments which are classified by their paintings and decoration ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers