Category Archives: Red-Gamelan-Tropics

I : R8 : Slenthem

Pause for 8 bar intro Balungan for “Ladrung When Birds Were Still People” {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . 3 . 6 . 5 . 3 2 2 . . . 2 . 1 {Gatra 5} __ __ __ 531 . 5 . 3 . 56 . 3 . 6 532 . […]

I: R7, R9 : Saron Panerus & Saron Barung

Saron Panerus is Highest Octave Saron Saron Barung is Middle Octave Saron Pause for first 8 Gatras (32 Beats) Balungan for “Ladrung When Birds Were Still People” {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . 3 . 6 . 5 . 3 2 2 . . . 2 . 1 {Gatra 5} __ __ […]

I: R1, R2: Gender Barung, Bonang Barung

Panerusan Instrument = Melodic Elaboration and pulsing around Balungan Buka (melodic introduction) . = rest Written in Pelog Lima Merong Introduction {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} {Gatra 3} {Gatra 4} . 3 . 5 . 3 . 5 . 3 . 5 . 6 . 1 repeat once then elaborate on Balungan {Gatra 1} {Gatra 2} […]

Marly Luske

Musician, Studio Owner Born 4/1/82 Lucky # = 7 Magical Formula = 4 + 1 + 10 – 7 = 8 Start Square = Red8 Signature Move = 7 across End Square = Orange4 (for ending calculations see https://rubicksmusic.wordpress.com/about-rubicks-destiny/) Marly’s Path: From 8 to 4: Born powerful and with energy to regenerate, the snake will […]

A*ex Cu**e

Instrument Maker D.O.B witheld upon request Lucky # = 13 Sometimes players just don’t get the system, so I recalculated Alexs Path. Here is his quote hey nicolai was born in spring which makes me orenge? but i was in sydney at the time which probably makes it a off orenge. perhaps even brown?Im staying […]

Ross Manning

Kinetic & Sound Sculpturer Born 24/4/78 Lucky # = 6 Magical Formula = 6 + 4 + 15 -6 = 19 = 1 Start Square = Red1 Signature Move = 6 across End Square = Orange9 (for ending calculations see https://rubicksmusic.wordpress.com/about-rubicks-destiny/) Ross’ Path: From 1 to 9: Smart monkey learns to hone energy into strong […]

Josh Bell

Jazz Drummer Born 19/6/81 Lucky # = 13 Magical Formula = 1 + 6 + 9 – 13 = 3 Start Square = Blue3 Signature Move = 1 Diagonal, 3 Across End Square = Red5 (for ending calculations see https://rubicksmusic.wordpress.com/about-rubicks-destiny/) Josh’s Path From Blue to Red: from a balanced Winter to an extreme Summer. Relaxation […]

Rebecca Clun-Cunningham

Performance Artist Born 9/5/82 Lucky # = 7 Magical Formula = 9 + 5 + 10 – 7 = 17 = 8 Start Square = Red8 Signature Move = 7 across End Square = Orange4 (for ending calculations see https://rubicksmusic.wordpress.com/about-rubicks-destiny/) Rebecca’s Path From 8 to 4: A Hot 8, you have harnessed the primal power […]

Vanessa Tomlinson

Percussionist Born 4/6/71 Lucky # = 39 Magical Formula = 4 + 6 + 8 – 39 = -21 = 3 Starting Position = Blue3 Signature Move = 3 Diagonal, 9 across Ending Position = Red5 (for ending calculations see https://rubicksmusic.wordpress.com/about-rubicks-destiny/) From 3 to 5: A popular movement amongst the players for Movements 1 and […]

The Main Point – The Possibilities of Instrumentation

Red Ensemble – Gamelan White Ensemble – Glass Yellow Ensemble – Battery Powered Green Ensemble – String Quartet and Clarinet Orange Ensemble – All types of Strings Blue Ensemble – Jazz