gamelan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gamelan a traditional Indonesian ensemble typically including many tuned percussion instruments including bamboo xylophones and wooden or bronze chimes and gongs
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Usage

In literature:

The gamelan also which accompanies the dalang is somewhat different.
"A Visit to Java" by W. Basil Worsfold
There is one gamelan for religious celebrations, another for feasts of rejoicing and another for the theatre.
"Letters of a Javanese Princess" by Raden Adjeng Kartini
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In news:

Penn Valley Skate Park, Jazz Meets Gamelan .
Terry Dame & Electric Junkyard Gamelan .
Greatest New Yorkan Gamelan Hits.
X, A-Frames, Moon Duo, Jacuzzi Boys, Foot Village, Mucky the Ducky, UCD Gamelan , English Singles, Robedoor, Rank/Xerox, Delorean, Chelsea Wolfe.
Gamelan Creates Community of Performers.
The Living Theatre Gamelan Son of Lion present Free Gamelan In NYC Published November 20, 2007.
Gamelan Workshop for young & old.
Asia & Far East Gamelan Madu Sari World Music at Global Rhythm.
Gamelan Madu Sari New Nectar Songlines.
The percussion-based Javanese gamelan orchestra is one of the world's remarkable musical traditions.
For the first of this semester's Show of the Week, Program Director Arielle Edelman selected Jamie Yelland's great gamelan show, Metallophonie (Tuesdays @ noon).
Lou harrison Concerto for Piano with Javanese Gamelan (1986-87): Bull's Belle Scenes From Cavafy: Music For Gamelan.
Gamelan Madu Sari New Nectar Songlines.
Sundanese Gamelan Degung (Olivier Koechlin / www.cite-musique.fr).
There's gamelan music from Sunda, the western third of the island of Java in Indonesia, on this edition of New Sounds.
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