Gamelan Encinal

An American Aluminum Gamelan Ensemble

Instrument Build Journal 6

This entry is deceptively short. With key cradles fully designed with a successful prototype, along with decisions made regarding types of resonators and where they switch, the manufacture of key cradles commenced. Once all the parts were made, all that was left to do was assembly.

Here is a video of the keys for partials 9 through 32 on their individual key cradles. I added the 4th partial at the end, just for fun.