Gender Wayang (Balinese Traditional Musical Instrument)
Gender Wayang is one of Balinese traditional music instrument. Gender wayang possessed different tunings with gamelan in general, that is slendro barrel. But gender wayang also have the same tone of voice, that is five and ten pieces of leaves. Gender wayang is usually played in two pairs of gender, the first pair of pemade (Gender who has a rather large tone), and kantilan (Gender tone rather small). difference of another gender with a gamelan in general, ie when to play it using 2 of the pelvis. Gender wayang is usually used to accompany staging wayang bali , but it is also used on ceremony Manusia (humans) Yadnya (cutting teeth) and ceremony pitra Yadnya (Ngaben). For the ngaben ceremony of two gender-mounted on both sides of Bade (bearers of the corpse) and it is played all the way to the cemetery. To accompany the wayang show Ramayana, Mahabharata and Ramayana wayang wong (Parwa), two pairs of gender is equipped with a pair of small drums, a pair of small cengceng, a kajar, klenang and other instruments, thus giving birth to a barungan called Gamelan Batel Gender Wayang.