The most popular and famous form of Indonesian music is probably gamelan, an ensemble of tuned percussion instruments that include metallophones, drums, gongs and spike fiddles along with bamboo flutes.
What is the most beautiful instrument?
The Violin is the most widely known because it usually has the melody in classical pieces, but the best and most beautiful instrument is the Cello. If you really want to see for yourself, look up Prelude to Bach’s First Cello Suite. This is one of the most beautiful pieces of music in the history of music.
What are the 4 major influences of Indonesia in music?
Indonesian pop music today, known simply as “pop Indonesia” is heavily influenced by trends and recordings from America, Britain, Japan, and Korea.
What are the two types of gamelan in Indonesia?
There are two different scale systems used in Balinese gamelan: slendro and pelog.
What are the two most famous gamelan of Indonesia?
The term gamelan refers in general to a variety of musical ensembles from southeast Asia. By far the most world-renowned gamelan are the musical ensembles of Bali and Java, two of the many islands of Indonesia.
Why stepping above the gamelan instruments are considered disrespectful?
The first rule is due to the spiritual identity of the instruments. By stepping over them, you are disrespecting their spiritual identity. If you do step over an instrument, you must immediately apologize to it.