Gamelan

Category : Schafer Scrolling Scores
Dec 6, 2020 at 12:00 AM PST

The most accessible of Schafer scores, “Gamelan” is based on the scales and sonorities of the gamelan orchestras of Bali and Java. The Balinese call the five tones of their scale dong, deng, dung, dang, ding. The words have an onomatopoeic suggestiveness.