Origin of gamelan
Examples from the Web for gamelan
The orchestra (gamelan) consists of wind, string and percussion instruments, the latter being in preponderancy to the other two.
The gamelan played; a dancing-girl entered and began to dance.
The gamelan also which accompanies the dalang is somewhat different.
A topeng company numbers eleven persons—the dalang, six actors, and four gamelan musicians.
The gamelan never rejoices, even at the most extravagant festivals, its tone is mournful.
Word Origin for gamelan
"East Indian orchestra," 1817, from Javanese gamel "to handle."