Category Archives: Red-Gamelan-Tropics

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II: R6: Kempul

Colotomic Structure uses Ketawang {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . {Gatra 5} . . . . . . . 3 {Gatra 7} {Gatra 8} {Gatra 9} {Gatra10} . . . . . . . . . . […]

II: R5: Kenong, Kempyang & Kethuk

Colotomic Structure uses Ketawang Kenong uses Numbers Y = Kempyang (bigger) T = Kethuk (smaller) {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} Y T Y . Y T Y 1 Y T Y . Y T Y 6 {Gatra 5} Y T Y . Y T Y 3 {Gatra 7} {Gatra 8} {Gatra 9} […]

II: R4: Kendhang

Your job is to keep the different feel alive in different motifs Motif A: 24 beats – accent on 2nd and 4th Motif B: 24 beats – accent on 2nd and 4th but make it jazzier.

II: R1, R2 : Gender Barung, Bonang Barung

Elaborate and inter punctuate core melody of motifs. Try and add jazzy swingy feel to Gatras 7-10. {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} ____ ____ ____ 5553. 3 3331. 1 . 1 . 1 5553. 6 {Gatra 5} __ ___ 653 . 3 653 . 3 {Gatra 7} {Gatra 8} {Gatra 9} {Gatra10} […]

I, II: R3, B1, W1, G9: Rest

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I: R4 : Kendhang

You keep the beat. You can slow or speed up, but make sure everyone else knows. 32 Beat Intro Merong Keep Accent on 2nd and 4th Beat. Can elaborate around 32 Beat Ladrang Keep Accent on 2nd and 4th Beat. Can elaborate around

I: R6: Kempul

{Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . {Gatra 5} . . . 5 . . . . . . . 6 . . . .

II : R7, R8, R9 : Saron Panerus, Saron Barung, Slenthem

This is the “Balungan” for Movement II from Gatras 1-6 it tries to reproduce Beethovens Fifth and in Gatras 7-12 it tries to reproduce a riff from Gershwin’s Rhapsody In Blue (these are loose interpretations) Because of the Western Imitation it is in no particular Pathet and does not use a particular Gamelan structure, therefore […]

I : R5 : Kenong & Kempyang & Kethuk

Numbers are for Kenong T = Kethuk (lower) Y = Kempyang (higher) 32 beat Merong Intro (played by Kenong & Kethuk) {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . . . T . . . . . . . T . . . 1 repeat once then elaborate on Balungan {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} […]