If you’ve never been to Bali, then there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of gamelan. This refers to ensemble of bronze percussion instruments, including gongs and cymbals. On this tour, you’ll listen to a demonstration by master musicians and try your hand at making music as well!
- 2 hrs
- Available Days:
- Every day
- 9:00 AM
- Inquire for Transportation
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English
Your 2-hour workshop includes a lesson on this history of the gamelan, as well as the legends that surround its origin. You’ll also learn how the gamelan is used in a ceremonial context. It’s native to Indonesia and still part of everyday village life.
What to Bring
Music lesson and demonstration.
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