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What is the difference between a pelog and a slendro?

What does slendro mean?

  • Slendro ( Javanese: ꦱ꧀ꦭꦺꦤ꧀ꦢꦿꦺꦴ, romanized: Sléndro) ( Sundanese: ᮞᮜᮦᮔ᮪ᮓ᮪ᮛᮧ, romanized: Saléndro) Play (help·info) is one of the essential tuning systems used in gamelan instruments that has pentatonic scale. Based on Javanese mythology, the Slendro Gamelan tuning system is older than the pélog tuning system.

What is the slendro gamelan tuning system?

  • Based on Javanese mythology, the Slendro Gamelan tuning system is older than the pélog tuning system. Slendro is a Javanese term for one of the scales in gamelan.

What is the difference between a pelog and a gamelan?

  • As in pelog, although the intervals vary from one gamelan to the next, the intervals between notes in a scale are very close to identical for different instruments within the same gamelan.

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