Gamelan 1 (ENSE2300)


In this unit of study students learn to perform a repertoire of Balinese pieces of music on the Conservatorium's Balinese gamelan instruments. Through this, they will gain understanding of terminology for Balinese music, Balinese tuning systems, the roles of instruments in the gamelan, and formal characteristics of Balinese gamelan music. Performative aspects of Balinese music will be experienced and analysed.

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2 hours per week


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