Gamelan: Mugi Rahayu

Hear a short, joyful piece of gamelan music recorded at Southbank Centre.

Gamelan: Mugi Rahayu

It is written in ladrang form, featuring a female solo singer (pesindhen) and a medium sized barrel drum (ciblon) to create the lively sections of the piece between verses sung by a male chorus (gerong). This version is performed by Southbank Gamelan Players on a slendro gamelan (a 5-tone tuning) in the mode slendro manyura.

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