Your question: What are the musical ensembles of Indonesia and its characteristics?

What is the vocal instrumental music in Indonesia?

Gamelan (Indonesian instrumental ensemble)

What are the characteristics of Balinese gamelan?

What are the 5 characteristics of Balinese gamelan? Easy-to-hear clues that what you are hearing is Balinese gamelan include: a predominantly percussion ensemble featuring drums, gongs, cymbals, and/or metallophones; wide tuning with audible beats; use of a five-note mode; and thick, busy textures.

What are the two ensemble of Indonesia?

Javanese Gamelan Ensemble with two females Sindhen (Choral Singer) and Wiyaga (Gamelan Musicians) during Traditional Javanese Wedding Ceremony at Sasono Utomo, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta, Indonesia.


Gamelan ensemble
Stylistic origins Music of Indonesia (Java, Sunda and Bali )
Cultural origins Indonesia

What are the two basic kinds of Indonesia music scale?

Scales. There are two different scale systems used in Balinese gamelan: slendro and pelog.

What is the function of Indonesian music?

The functions of gamelan

Javanese gamelan does have its religious purposes as well, as an accompaniment during religious ceremonies. It has also been used as a form of entertainment performed for the amusement of the royal family, as well as accompanying the wayang puppet shows.

What is difference between Javanese and Balinese?

The Difference Between Javanese and Balinese Gamalan Music Javanese gamelan is more traditional and suitable for palaces and temples. There is a softer and deeper tone in gamelan that leaves room for singers and rhythmic patterns. Balinese music is also based on a colonial structure, but it is not always clear.

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