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Definition of the noun gamelan
What does gamelan mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: gamelans
- a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
Alternative definition of the noun gamelan
- A genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute (called a siuling).
- The name of the ensemble performing this style of music.
- "Gamelan" is the fifteenth studio album by Ebiet G. Ade. It was released in 1998.
- released in (17 years ago)
- "Gamelan" is a composition.
- music and lyrics by Julia Marcell
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Knowing Music, Making Music (1995)
Javanese Gamelan and the Theory of Musical Competence and Interaction by Benjamin Brinner
The ability to play gamelan is a specialized competence which is attained by a minority of Javanese. The aspects of musical competence that appear to be most widespread among nonmusicians are familiarity with the choral vocal parts ...
Bridge of Waves (2010)
What Music is and how Listening to it Changes the World by W. A. Mathieu
A village gamelan is a village newspaper. Popular music is a continuous musical referendum: yes to this, no to that, then yes to this other, ...
The Builder (1883)
Opposite the gamelan is the rice-honse, where you can eat rice 4 la mode de Japan whilst looking at tho dancers- An important pavilion is that at the entrance to which they have placed the statue of Jan Pieterszoon Koorr, the first govornor of ...
VolumeII: Performance and Production by John Shepherd
The gamelan is ascribed mythical origins as a kind of signaling system among the gods, so even the modern ensembles are respected and considered a link with the spirit world. Gamelan music is as important to the ceremonies and ...
by Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
rincik: A pair or set of three or five upturned cymbals mounted on a base struck with another pair suling: An end-blown bamboo flute Gamelan Semar Pegulingan The gamelan ...
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
GAM ELAN Gamelan is the generic Indonesian word for an ensemble of tuned percussion instruments that may vary greatly in size, constitution, musical style, and function. Originating from the regions of Sumatra, Java, Bali, and Malaysia, ...
The Concise Garland Encyclopedia of World Music: The Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia (2008)
by Ellen Koskoff
suling: An end-blown bamboo flute Gamelan Semar Pegulingan The gamelan Semar pegulingan 'gamelan of the god of love of the ...
by Audrey Kahin
GAMELAN. Traditional Javanese musical ensemble of gongs and metal xylophones that can consist of only a few gongs, or of as many as 25 instruments, including fiddles, flutes, and zithers. Most of the instruments are made of bronze and are ...
Harvard Dictionary of Music (1969)
by Willi Apel
For example, in contemporary Bali, one can hear 15th-century Javanese spoken in the course of the dance dramas known as wajang wong accompanied by the ancient seven- tone pelog gamelan gambuh. A number of musical instruments ...
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
Astrakhan, Aberfan, caravan, Callaghan, Hanrahan, Catalan, rataplan, anchorman, Kazakhstan, Marianne,Caliban, Taliban, Pakistan, Dagestan, Acrilan ®, gamelan, handyman, Bantustan, mantoman, marzipan, artisan, partisan, Parmesan, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1894)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
The orchestra (gamelan) consists of wind, string, and percussion instruments, the latter being in preponderancy to the other two. (Details on the instruments will be found in Raffles, and a description of a performance in the Tour du Monde, ...
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One of the traditional Javanese instruments
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- Embassy Gamelan
Javanese Court Gamelan Ensemble of the Embassy of Indonesia
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- NUS Gamelan Orchestra
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- Gamelan Orchester
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- Balinese Gamelan
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Scrabble value of G2A1M3E1L1A1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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