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Unformatted text preview: • Set of 8 tuned gongs • Leads the ensemble • Related to the Balinese trompong Gandigan • Set of 4 hanging gongs • Play a counter melody to the Kulintng’s pattern • Used to communicate “talking gongs” Ageng • Largest and lowest pitched instrument • Come in pair of low and high pitches • Used as a supporting instrument Babendil • Single gong • Keeps the time by playing a basic unchanging pattern Dabukan (Darbuka) • Goblet drum played with 2 thin sticks • Keeps the rhythm of the piece Kudyapi • 2 stringed lute • Shape of a boat • One of the strings played open for improvisation • The other string melody string • Originally played by men to win affection from a girl...
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- Spring '08
- World War II, Gamelan, Gong, Kulintang, string melody string, basic unchanging pattern