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Angklung have much in their favour as educational instruments and 'tools'.
Angklung may be taught in the traditional way, with pitches represented as numbers ie C = 1, D = 2, E = 3 and so on or using Western staff notation.
The Angklung should hang so that the smaller of the two tines is nearest that hand.
members.iinet.net.au /~bobsmith/resources/angklung.htm   (480 words)

  Angklung - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Angklung is a musical instrument made out of two bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame.
Angklung got more international attention when in 1938 Daeng Soetigna, from Bandung - West Java, expanded the angklung notations not only to play traditional pélog or sléndro scales, but also diatonic scale.
One of the first well-known performances of angklung in an orchestra was during the Bandung Conference in 1955.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Angklung   (280 words)

 About Angklung
Angklung is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo played simply by shaking it and it will produce sound with a certain note.
It is easy because one angklung produce one note, and player holding it only play the instrument when he encounter the note in a song, no certain knowledge or musical capability required to play it just simply follow instruction from the trainer or conductor.
Angklung also a means to educate players in a team to interact each other, play side by side as a complete team to form a complete song and even experiencing the same feeling.
hammer.prohosting.com /~angklung/about/angklung/about_angklung.html   (568 words)

 Music of Indonesia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Angklung - Beleganjur - Degung - Gambang - Gong gede - Gong kebyar - Jegog - Joged bumbung - Salendro - Selunding - Semar pegulingan
The Osinger minority in Java are known for social music for weddings and other celebrations, called gandrung, as well as angklung, played by young amateur boys, which is very similar to Balinese gamelan.
Gamelan angklung is a style traditionally played at religious ceremonies such as cremations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Indonesia   (1414 words)

 Tourism Indonesia - ANGKLUNG: A Bamboo Beat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
These are often children, for whom the angklung group is considered a means of self expression and education.
However, angklung instruments are used for many purposes, accompanying a variety of traditional and Islamic ceremonies ranging from weddings and circumcisions to planting ceremonies, where it is believed the music stimulates growth of newly sown seeds.
The Saung Angklung Pak Udjo (Pak Udjo's Angklung House) is a partially open air bamboo and thatch auditorium nestled within groves of tall, yellow and green bamboo plants.
www.tourismindonesia.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=421&Itemid=33   (943 words)

When angklung is shaken in continuos frequency then the impression of bamboo tube being hit is disappearing but it is still exist.
When angklung is shaken, it is said that angklung has good sound quality when it is shaken rapidly (more frequencies).
If angklung played in a team or an ensemble character of group is appear similar to bamboo plant that never stand-alone always grows in a group.
hammer.prohosting.com /~angklung/iptek/pengetahuan.html   (478 words)

 Article - Saung Angklung Udjo: Children Are the Music Itself
As the child sensed, the angklung was his good friend not only for him but also for the rest of the villagers that he lived with.
But it was not until the year of 1955 that the boy was mature enough to begin learning angklung seriously directly from the master of angklung itself, the late Daeng Soetigna, the founder of angklung music in 1938.
He was one of six of Daeng's students, and subsequently gained the nickname the crocodile of angklung because of his passionate obsession for this cultural heritage.
www.indo.com /featured_article/angklung.html   (1101 words)

 Angklung: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Angklung gets more international attention when in 1938 Daeng Soetigna, from Bandung (Bandung: A city in Indonesia; located on western Java (southeast of Jakarta); a resort known for its climate) - West Java (West Java: west java (jawa barat) is a province of indonesia, located on the island of...
Since then, angklung is often played together with other western music instrument in an orchestra (orchestra: A musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players).
One of the first well-known performance of angklung in orchestra was during the Bandung Conference (Bandung Conference: the bandung conference was a meeting of asian and african states, most of which were newly...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/angklung   (444 words)

 angklung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The angklung is an Indonesian instrument with swinging bamboo tubes, hanging in a frame.
Angklungs are made in tuned sets and used like handbells, each person playing one or two notes of a song.
It is common for large groups of children to perform music with the angklung.
www.engineering.usu.edu /ece/faculty/wheeler/Instruments/angklung.html   (88 words)

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Even though angklung can be found in many parts of Southeast Asia, it is generally believed that it originated on the island of Java.
The new angklungs are tuned to the Western tempered diatonic scale.
The new angklung music is characterized by the use of all seven pitches of the tempered diatonic scale (some even use accidentals).
www.niu.edu /cseas/outreach/angklung.html   (2027 words)

The angklung is an Indonesian tuned rattle made from bamboo.
One of the major functions of the angklung is to accompany the rice harvesters back to the village after the rice has been harvested.
As previously mentioned, the angklung is now tuned to a Western scale, but at one time were tuned to the slendro and pelog scales.
www2.seasite.niu.edu /worldmusic/angklung.htm   (248 words)

 Gamelan Music
Gamelan Swarasanti is an example of a gamelan angklung orchestra.
The group of instruments in the main section of the gamelan is called the gangsa, consisting of pemades (front row), kantilan (second row), and jegogan (back row).
Next to the gangsa section is the drummer, with a pair of small angklung hand-drums and a larger drum (kendang) usually used for dance pieces.
music.ucsc.edu /swarasanti/gamelan.html   (1348 words)

 Gamelan Anak Swarasanti | Instruments - Angklung
Gamelan angklung uses an orchestra of 4-key metallophones.
The angklung orchestra tends to have lighter and more delicate sound than the gamelan gong, but can be just as complex in its interlocking patterns and interweaving melodies, and hypnotic, repeating loops.
The drums, or kendang are played by the leader of the gamelan and signal time changes, transitions, and other punctuations in the piece.
www.anakswarasanti.com /instruments/angklung.php   (928 words)

 Angklung - TheBestLinks.com - Bali, Indonesia, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, Octave, ...
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Angklung is a style of gamelan found primarily in Bali, Indonesia.
The musical instrument called angklung is made out of two bamboo tubes attached to a bamboo frame.
www.thebestlinks.com /Angklung.html   (212 words)

 Halaman Utama Homepage KPA3
Today, everybody in the world can enjoy angklung, no matter what their cultural background are, because angklung had become an universal instrument.
The best answer they could know probably that angklung is a traditional instrument for traditional occasion, playing a traditional song, and played by traditional players and another traditional terms.
Menggeluti angklung sejak tahun 1994 di KPA 3, bakat terpendam dalam musik dan organisasi yang dimilikinya mulai terlihat sejak awal.
jove.prohosting.com /angklung/Home/Index2.html   (836 words)

 Gamelan Sekar Jaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A modern Balinese gamelan angklung comprises 8-12 4-keyed metallophones used for melody or kotekan, a reyong of 8 pots, 2 jegogans, a small kempur, 2 tiny drums, cengceng, suling and a kind of kempli called tawa-tawa.
Yet as a rule angklung music is full of supple melodies and inventive kotekans, which often breathe and flow in quite unexpected directions.
A number of angklungs around the island, particularly in the north, use the full 5-tone slendro scale for the additional possibilities it provides, with the size of the instruments expanded accordingly, sometimes up to as many as seven keys.
www.gsj.org /gsj/index.cfm?fuseaction=Window.DisplayDescription&Entity=Description&EntityID=2   (487 words)

 New Music for Balinese Angklung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The angklung ensemble features a large number of small metallophones in different sizes, each with only four keys.
Because the instruments are light-weight, the angklung is most frequently heard in processions, with the musicians carrying their instruments.
Angklung musicians are also extremely active in creating new pieces (kreasi baru), coming up with ingenious ways to expand the expressive range of this seemingly limited ensemble.
www.asianclassicalmp3.org /angklung.htm   (153 words)

 SOAS:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Gamelan Angklung is a village ceremonial orchestra which, although considered to be one of the oldest of Balinese gamelans, is still very common today.
Most villages have at least one Gamelan Angklung which is used for all temple ceremonies and village festivals, and in most areas for cremations, tooth filings and purification ceremonies.
The modern Gamelan Angklung is bronze and usually has a four-note scale derived from the more common five-note slendro scale used to accompany wayang kulit.
www.soas.ac.uk /departments/departmentinfo.cfm?navid=389   (577 words)

 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Another Western tourist, who got a chance to dance with a toddler, seemed to be so impressed that she spontaneously took some gifts out of her bag and gave them to the little girl and her friends, while a Japanese woman asked the young artists to pose with her for a series of photo sessions.
Angklung are played by shaking the instrument, and they produce beautiful sounds in harmony.
A master of ceremony at Saung Angklung Udjo, Cathy, is a student at the Padjadjaran University whose mother was also Udjo's student.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20050612.N07   (770 words)

 Intro to Hand Drumming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Angklung are an type of Indonesian bamboo shaker.
When shaken, each Angklung will produce one pitch and they can be combined to create chords, or melody; although, playing melody on Angklung is both rare and quite difficult.
Angklung are usually found in one or two octave sets.
www.davesabine.com /music/handdrum.asp?action=angklung   (140 words)

 PAS.org: Museum
Carl Orff included unpitched angklung in his 'Catulli Carmina' and 'Weihnachtsspiel,' and scored 'Prometheus' for two angklung pitched in G-flat and B-flat.
One of several large bass angklung owned by the PAS Museum, this instrument is 45 inches long and sounds the pitch F. Note that these tubes are not slotted and are sounded by striking the large curved section of the frame as the instrument is shaken.
A set of chromatic bamboo angklung, mounted upside-down so that they can be played by one person.
www.pas.org /Museum/tour/0498.cfm   (342 words)

 Oshkosh Northwestern - $$text.style("HD*")$$   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
But you certainly could hear him playing the authentic Indonesian Angklung, an instrument taller than he is. It uses a series of bamboo tubes in varying lengths, strung vertically, which are shaken to produce vibrating columns of air.
The Angklung is the bamboo and the Kulintang — boards laid atop sound boxes that are struck with rubber-covered mallets — is the boards part.
The Smiths brought their Angklung and the Kulintang to the United States after they finished stints teaching English as a second language at Christian universities in Java and Sumatra.
www.wisinfo.com /northwestern/print/stories/print_20696090.shtml   (613 words)

 Gamelan Tunas Mekar Performance Reviews
The current collection of instruments is of the "Angklung" variety, restricted in scope (basically four notes only) and designed for use in temple ceremonies to support cremations; its bright and essentially cheerful sounds are intended to speed a departing spirit.
In Bali, “angklung” refers to a four-tone gamelan which is usually played for funerals.
As opposed to kebyar, which is readily found throughout the island, angklung does not occur in every village.
www.tunasmekar.org /gatrareview.html   (962 words)

 Angklung   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Angklung is made in various sizes, the small ones are household ornaments, medium size usually used for Orchestras and the largest ones are about 1.5 metres high and may be many years old, often an heirloom.
Sets of Angklung are used by the old to accompany performances of pencak silat self-defence,comedians and satires.
Although the Angklung has its own specific tone, being bamboo, it is made to fit the international scale.
www.labyrinth.net.au /~janes/angklung.html   (272 words)

 Bali Tourism Authority - Program Kegiatan Kesenian PKB XXVII 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Angklung is an ancient gambelan ensemble made up of gender, klentangan, small kendang (two cylindrical, double-ended drums), klenang, penyacah, suling (flute) and kempur.
Gambelan angklung is also called gambelan angklung keklentang and is tuned to a four tone selendro scale.
In North Bali angklung is five-toned and is also use for cremation ceremonies especially when the villagers fetch holy water (tirta).
www.balitourismauthority.net /PKB/2005/18juni.asp   (963 words)

 African Musical Instruments
The angklung is a traditional percussion instrument in the Malay and Javanese communities.
Made of two or more bamboo tubes that hang loosely within a wooden frame, it produces a sound when the tubes are shaken sideways.
The angklung is normally used in an ensemble to accompany traditional dance music.
www.town4kids.com /town4kids/kids/music4kids/world/sea/angklung.htm   (63 words)

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