Tuning of Gamelan and Sensory Dissonance

n this video I focus on unique tuning systems Slendro and Pelog used in Gamelan music. I go through how they are different from chromatic scale and how they naturally emerge from timbre of Gamelan metallophones, similar to how chromatic scale emerges from harmonic spectrum of Western instruments.
00:00 – Introduction
01:00 – Instruments
05:03 – Tuning
07:39 – Spectrum
10:40 – Dissonance Curves
13:44 – Origin of Gamelan Tuning
14:53 – Conclusion
16:19 – Outro


About agogo22

Director of Manchester School of Samba at http://www.sambaman.org.uk
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