What is the difference between Gamelan and Kulintang?

The difference between gamelan and kulintang

is that “gamelan” is a genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute and “kulintang” is an ancient form of instrumental music of Southeast Asia, played on a row of small, horizontally-laid melodic gongs accompanied by larger suspended gongs and drums.

gamelan

kulintang

Noun

  • (music) A genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute (called a siuling).
  • The name of the ensemble performing this style of music.

Noun

  • An ancient form of instrumental music of Southeast Asia, played on a row of small, horizontally-laid melodic gongs accompanied by larger suspended gongs and drums.

Examples

  • “Electric Kulintang," her percussive collaboration with Mr. Rodriguez, adds a contemporary sheen to the chiming kulintang music of the Philippines.