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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Gangsa
The importance of the gangsa is further attested by Samuel Dapapa, head of the Abra Guimpong Association (AGA).
The gangsa ensemble is the foremost accompaniment of ethnic dances in the region.
In a five-gong gangsa topayya, the fourth gong is the umut while the fifth is the anungus.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Gangsa   (586 words)

  
 The Gangsa Sanur, Bali, Indonesia
the gangsa has adapted this unique concept to create a series of private villas where the art of living is free from the complications of the outside world.
The Gangsa is located down a hidden back lane in the revered priestly village of Sanur, which is only 2km from a coral protected white sandy beach.
Gong, the gangsa restaurant, is open for all day dining and specializes in up-market Balinese cuisine that focuses on fresh local ingredients, herbs and spices.
www.baliselection.com /sanur/thegangsa.html   (467 words)

  
 the gangsa private villa
tropical landscapes, the spaciously comfortable private villa, and the gangsa’s renowned ability to service your every need.
the gangsa is another exclusive haven of kayumanis private villas, who pioneered the concept of exclusive, luxury vacation retreats in Bali and in China; and continues to raise the standard by which others are to follow.
named after the keyed instrument that plays the resonant melodies in a traditional orchestra, the gangsa was created with the vision to introduce travellers to a harmonious serenade of life.
www.thegangsa.com /home.htm   (124 words)

  
  Philippines Today (No. 3)--The Sound of Benguet's Music
The importance of the gangsa is further attested by Samuel Dapapa, head of the Abra Guimpong Association (AGA).
The gangsa ensemble is the foremost accompaniment of ethnic dances in the region.
In a five-gong gangsa topayya, the fourth gong is the umut while the fifth is the anungus.
www.pia.ops.gov.ph /philtoday/pt03/pt0313.htm   (2159 words)

  
  THE INSTRUMENTS FOR GAMELAN BALI
The gangsa family (also called gangsa gantung) consists of instruments which have brass or bronze keys suspended over a resonating bamboo tube.
The Balinese gangsa differs from the Javanese gender in that the keys make a louder sound, create more harmonics, cover additional octaves, and are designed to be struck with different hammers.
Jublag: The next higher pitched of the gangsa is the jublag; this instrument also requires long resonating bamboo tubes so is often played while sitting on a chair or bench.
www.cba.hawaii.edu /remus/gamelan/baliinst.htm   (1151 words)

  
 The Gangsa - harmony of Balinese living
Welcome to the gangsa – an all villa property located in the revered priestly village of Sanur where guests will discover the harmony of Balinese living.
For centuries the Balinese have lived in family compounds throughout the island on parcels of land that are symbolic of their heritage and status within society.
the gangsa has adapted this unique concept to create a series of private villas where the art of living is free from the complications of the outside world.
www.99bali.com /villas/gangsa/index.cfm   (140 words)

  
 Sanur villas | the gangsa villas Sanur Bali
welcome to the gangsa — an all villa property located in the revered priestly village of Sanur where guests will discover the harmony of Balinese living.
as one of Bali’s original all-villa properties, the gangsa is hidden away down a quiet back lane in the village of Sanur and is only a 2km journey from the gangsa’s beach club in a white sandy beachfront.
Together in harmony package at the gangsa sanur
www.baliprivatevilla.com /the_gangsa/the_gangsa_index.shtml   (293 words)

  
 THE INSTRUMENTS FOR GAMELAN BALI
The gangsa family (also called gangsa gantung) consists of instruments which have brass or bronze keys suspended over a resonating bamboo tube.
The Balinese gangsa differs from the Javanese gender in that the keys make a louder sound, create more harmonics, cover additional octaves, and are designed to be struck with different hammers.
The gangsa in Gong Kebyar are not damped like the gender of Java but like the sarun (gangsa) of Java.
remus.shidler.hawaii.edu /gamelan/baliinst.htm   (1151 words)

  
 NOTATION FOR GAMELAN BALI   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the gangsa family, each member of a pair is tuned slightly differently (for example, the jegogan pair may differ by a three quarter tone) in order to create the shimmering sound characteristic of Gamelan Bali.
The lower pitched gangsa is termed pengumbang and the higher pitched gangsa is termed pengisep.
The pengumbang gangsa are tuned to match each other where overlap in tones occur as are the pengisep gangsa (Ornstein, pp.
www.cba.hawaii.edu /remus/gamelan/balinota.htm   (626 words)

  
 Gamelan Music
The name "kebyar" means "to burst forth" or "to flare up", as when a struck match flares up quickly and brilliantly, and is a perfect onamatopoeic description for this twentieth-century invention, characterized by amazingly fast, dramatic playing, full of flamboyant flash, jaw-dropping interlock, and free-form phrasing.
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)

  
 NOTATION FOR GAMELAN BALI
In the gangsa family, each member of a pair is tuned slightly differently (for example, the jegogan pair may differ by a three quarter tone) in order to create the shimmering sound characteristic of Gamelan Bali.
The lower pitched gangsa is termed pengumbang and the higher pitched gangsa is termed pengisep.
The pengumbang gangsa are tuned to match each other where overlap in tones occur as are the pengisep gangsa (Ornstein, pp.
www.shidler.hawaii.edu /remus/gamelan/balinota.htm   (626 words)

  
 Bali Private Villa
The luxury private villas of Kayumanis and the gangsa on the spiritual isle of Bali are the epitome of style and discerning taste.
Kayumanis and the gangsa villa properties have gone to great lengths to ensure that every newly wed couple will experience the ultimate honeymoon experience in Bali – one that is filled with joyous memories of love and romance that they can treasure forever.
Both Kayumanis and the gangsa villa properties can assist with most of the time consuming details leaving the bride and groom to relax and enjoy the lead up to the big day.
www.baliprivatevilla.com   (768 words)

  
 Hiyas Philippine Folk Dance Company
Copper gongs called gangsa are struck rhythmically by the successful headtakers as the women execute movements imitating the carabao or water buffalo.
Each male dancer is provided a gangsa; a percussion instrument made of copper, held and beaten by a twig or wood.
Victory songs are sung by the by the villagers while the minger dance with closed fists while the bodan or the unsuccessful members of the headhunting group are demoted to playing the gangsas.
www.hiyas.org /igorot.html   (828 words)

  
 Gangsa - Wikipedia
Pelbagai jenis tuangan gangsa kuno yang dijumpai sebahagian daripada barang-barang yang disembunyikan, mungkin bagi tujuan kitaran semula.
Gangsa merujuk kepada sekumpulan jenis aloi tembaga, biasanya timah sebagai bahan tambahan utama, tetapi kadang kala bersama unsur kimia seperti fosforus, mangan, aluminium, atau silikon.
Ia sangatlah penting dari segi sejarah, dan perkataan gangsa digunakan untuk merujuk satu zaman dalam sejarah manusia iaitu Zaman Gangsa.
ms.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gangsa#Lihat_juga   (125 words)

  
 the gangsa private villa Sanur Bali | map
the gangsa is located down a hidden back lane in the revered priestly village of Sanur, which is only 2 km from the gangsa Beach Club within a coral protected white sandy beach.
Convenient access to Bali’s main Bypass means only a short drive to the Ngurah Rai International Airport or Kuta for shopping, while the artist village of Ubud is only a 45 min trip into the cultural pulse of the island.
It is approximately a two-hour drive from the gangsa
www.baliprivatevilla.com /the_gangsa/the_gangsa_location_map.shtml   (380 words)

  
 The Gangsa Hotel Bali Indonesia - Last-Minute Internet Hotel Deals
Guests will find all of the finest amenities in each of the 11 rooms in this popular 4-star hotel Guests will find air conditioning waiting in each room.
Everything the hotel does is centered around the guest' experience, ensuring comfort and relaxation.
The first step is to enter and submit your travel dates in the spaces provided.
www.agoda.com /asia/indonesia/bali/the_gangsa_hotel.html   (149 words)

  
 About Culture and Arts
For example, the palook (use of stick beaters) and topayya (use of the hands) styles of playing the gangsa (flat gongs) in the Cordillera Highlands of Northern Luzon are learned by young Kalinga boys through keen observation and imitation of a customary circle of tutors- family, peers, or town elders.
Unlike the gangsa, the kulintang (a row of knobbed gongs of graduated sizes) is taught directly on the instrument itself, and by a tutor.
He/She employs the techniques of rote-learning (imitation and repetition of a pattern demonstrated by the teacher), the use of the kamblala, a set of patterns to be memorized, then played and sung simultaneously by the student; and kinesthetic guiding of the hands to teach muscular coordination.
www.ncca.gov.ph /about_cultarts/comarticles.php?artcl_Id=150   (1036 words)

  
 the gangsa
resplendent of a traditional community, the gangsa is composed of 11 private villas featuring a choice of one, two and three bedrooms.
while most villa properties have been designed solely for the pleasure of adults, the gangsa is a family orientated environment with a selection of villas capable of sleeping up to 6 people.
the gangsa is located down a hidden back lane in the revered priestly village of Sanur, which is only 2km from a coral protected white sandy beach.
www.balivillas.org /63/the-gangsa.html   (876 words)

  
 Pelita Brunei - Sukanc   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cuma yang membezakan kali ialah kenaikan jumlah pada pungutan pingat perak kepada dua iaitu 1 emas, 2 perak dan 2 gangsa manakala penyertaan dua tahun lalu 1 emas 1 perak dan 8 gangsa.
Pingat gangsa itu diraih melalui Farrahwaheeda Haji Bujang, bahagian bantam weight wanita, yang berjaya menundukkan peserta tuan rumah Republik Filipina, Esther Marie Singson dengan kedudukan 3 -1.
Pingat gangsa dari Sukan SEA ke-XXIII ini merupakan yang ketiga diperolehinya pada tahun ini selepas mendapat pingat emas pada Sukan Arafura dan pingat gangsa di Sukan Perpaduan Wanita Islam di Tehran, Iran.
www.brunet.bn /news/pelita/14dis/sukanc.htm   (2804 words)

  
 Bali Luxury Private Villa
The three Kayumanis villa properties located in Ubud, Nusa Dua and Jimbaran as well as the Gangsa in the revered priestly village of Sanur were purposely designed to emulate the space, comfort, ambience and luxury of a private tropical home.
Each Kayumanis and the Gangsa luxury private villa in Bali is set within its own landscaped garden compound with swimming pool and features an open living environment, gourmet kitchen, spaciously appointed master bedroom and indulgent ensuite bathroom.
Kayumanis and the Gangsa villas are characterized by contemporary Balinese designs complemented with traditional thatched roofs and plenty of open space to encourage natural sunlight and cool evening breezes.
www.allbalivillas.com /articles/bali_articles_7.html   (434 words)

  
 A Wedding in a Private Villa in Bali
Kayumanis and the Gangsa are properties that provide exclusive private villa settings where couples can spent their precious day in natural tropical garden surroundings.
Kayumanis and the Gangsa villa properties in Bali provide an array of services and facilities to ensure that every bridal couple is completely indulged before and after their wedding.
Private accommodation such as Kayumanis and the Gangsa villas anticipate and cater to every possible need for that special day which symbolizes a new beginning that is filled with romance, commitment and sharing all aspects of life together.
www.allbalivillas.com /articles/bali_articles_9.html   (476 words)

  
 Gamelan Anak Swarasanti | Instruments - Angklung
In front of the kempul are the two jegogan which carry the bass melody.
Three different types of gangsa instruments are arranged in front of the jegogan - these represent a range of three octaves above the jegogan pitch, and are used to play the more complex interlocking melodies.
The reyong or reong is a long instrument consisting of a wooden frame on which 8 bronze pots are mounted on leather strapping.
www.anakswarasanti.com /instruments/angklung.php   (928 words)

  
 The Gangsa at Sanur bali hotels area- baligotours.com
As one of Bali's original all villa properties, the Gangsa is hidden away down a quiet back lane in the revered priestly village of Sanur and is only a 2km journey from a white sandy beachfront.
Gong, the gangsa restaurant, is open for all day dining and specializes in up-market Balinese cuisine that focuses on fresh local ingredients, herbs and spices.
Ideal for honeymooners or couples rekindling their love, this romantic dinner with full flower decoration that has become a signature touch exclusive to the gangsa.
www.baligotours.com /detail.php?hotel_id=1125363807   (503 words)

  
 Statistical Analysis of Tunings and Acoustical Beating Rates in Balinese Gamelans
The gangsa is a set of up to ten instruments divided into low pemade and high kantilan.
Within a gangsa section of five instruments, there are either three low, polos, instruments and two high, sangsih, or three sangsih and two polos.
So for a polos-dominated gangsa section with instruments tuned to the frequencies (p1, p2, p3, s1, s2), the beating rates used in this paper are for the frequency differences (s1-p1, s2-p1, s1-p2, s2-p2, s1-p3, s2-p3).
www.kotekan.com /thesis.html   (2400 words)

  
 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today
The Gangsa is a small villa-hotel in Sanur that very few people would be able to find by accident, and, in fact, it's quite difficult to find even with directions.
Another little-known fact about The Gangsa is that it is part of the Kayumanis Group of hotels, which has other properties in Nusa Dua, Jimbaran and Ubud; all relatively small but certainly making up in quality for the lack of quantity.
After these three successful events, it was inevitable that The Gangsa would want to become involved and despite being the only hotel in the group to have its own individual name, it is still very much part of the Kayumanis.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20061126.D02   (764 words)

  
 Definition of gangsa - Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
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www.merriamwebster.com /dictionary/gangsa   (38 words)

  
 The Gangsa Villas - Private Villas - Sanur, Bali - Indonesia
All The Gangsa villa property located in the revered priestly village of Sanur where guests will discover the harmony of Balinese living.
For centuries the Balinese have lived in family compounds throughout the island on parcels of land that are symbolic of their heritage and status within society.
Traditional Balinese architecture implies that everything has a proper and proportionate space - a place to eat, a place to sleep and a place to relax.
www.balihotelbookings.com /thegangsa/index.shtml   (374 words)

  
 HDB InfoWEB : Press Release
All eight blocks (Block 147, 103, 105, 109, 112, 114, 117, and 122) have obtained the 75% support level for the LUP to proceed.
Construction for this precinct is expected to commence in 2nd Quarter of 2006 and complete in 1st Quarter of 2007.
Construction for this precinct is expected to commence in 3rd Quarter of 2006 and complete in 2nd Quarter of 2007.
www.hdb.gov.sg /fi10/fi10296p.nsf/b32bda3aa9e99029482570a100338669/db7ec502377dba9d482570b30029141d?OpenDocument   (194 words)

  
 The Gangsa in Indonesia, Bali, Sanur   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to the gangsa an all villa property located in the revered priestly village of Sanur where guests will discover the harmony of Balinese living.For centuries the Balinese have lived in family compounds throughout the island on parcels of land that are symbolic of their heritage and status within society.
the gangsa has adapted this unique concept to create a series of private villas where the art of living is free from the complications of the outside world.The gangsa refers to the keyed instrument that plays the resonant melodies in a traditional Balinese orchestra.
This choice of name is a conscious effort to preserve the island vibrant culture through tourism.
www.asia-hotel.net /the-gangsa-bali-indonesia   (371 words)

  
 Villahaven - The Gangsa - About The Gangsa
Nestled within a small hamlet in the village of Sanur, the gangsa is part of an active Balinese community where religious obligations are taken seriously and the people are proud of their heritage.
Sanur also has some of the most revered Balinese temples and ceremonies, the famous Le Mayeur museum, and rustic rural village charm.
The Gangsa is a 30-minute drive to the Ngurah Rai international airport, and a further 45-minute drive to the village of Ubud, which is known as the cultural and artistic pulse of Bali.
www.villahaven.org /thegangsa/index.php   (270 words)

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