Gender Musical Instruments Gamelan


Gender is of a metal percussion instruments (metallophone) which became part of the Javanese and Balinese gamelan. This tool has 10 to 14  metal (brass), tone that hangs on file, on a resonator made from bamboo or zinc, and knock with the bat shaped bladed  roundabout of wooden (Bali) or upholstered plated of wood (Java). His tone was different, depending on the scales used. In a complete Javanese gamelan there are three of Gender : slendro, pelog pathet nem and five, and pelog pathet goods.

Gender shapes resembling of gangsa on Balinese gamelan and slenthem on Javanese gamelan .