Authentic Balinese Gamelan Instruments & Packs
Music Teaching's Best Kept Secret
A gamelan is a traditional music ensemble of Indonesia featuring metallophones, drums, chimes, gongs and other instruments. Gamelan are visually and aurally exciting, they're great fun to play, they give a fantastic sense of achievement to the players and deliver show-stopping performances for parents and community. They're also wonderfully cross-curricular and link brilliantly to dance, story-telling, culture, geography and religion. Gamelan playing is accessible to players of all ages and abilities and teaches listening, concentration and teamwork skills. With the help of Andy Gleadhill's brilliant Teacher's Guide, teacher and pupils really can learn the basics in the first lesson and be creating exotic soundscapes within the space of a few lessons.
All Drums for Schools gamelan instruments are made in Bali by skilled specialists whose families have been making gamelan for generations and these are the same instruments that are used today in Balinese villages all over the island.
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