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.
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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

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About agogo22

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