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All of the instruments you hear in this example are instrument presets from Ethno's Gamelan/Indonesia category. Gamelan, of course, is a general term for Javanese orchestras, which consist mainly of tuned metal gongs, gong-chimes and metallophones. Also included are drums, xylophone, flute, rebab (two-stringed fiddle) and vocals. Ethno's included convolution reverb adds authentic realism to the sound, as do the street noises and very brief ring of a bicycle bell, which immediately conjures mental images of a crowded inner city marketplace on a distant South Pacific island.

Composed and performed by:
Patrick Chartol

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