IPA: gˈæmɪɫæn


  • (music) A genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute (called a siuling).
  • An ensemble performing this style of music.

Examples of "gamelan" in Sentences

  • A name for a gamelan is a pinpeat.
  • There are about ten players in a gamelan.
  • Gamelan is frequently played on the radio.
  • The dance is accompanied by gamelan music.
  • It is almost always performed on a gamelan.
  • A particular interest of mine is the gamelan.
  • No mention of gamelan there though, of course.
  • There are also professional gamelan ensembles.
  • In 1978 the new gamelan society Naga acquired a gamelan from Solo.
  • Gamelan gong kebyar is a modern style or genre of Balinese gamelan music.

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