A Novel Approach in Preserving Gamelan Music

Nazri, Nazrul Azreen (2006) A Novel Approach in Preserving Gamelan Music. [Final Year Project] (Unpublished)

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This research focuses on "A Novel Approach in Preserving Gamelan Music". A
computerized software application called Gamelan Pro has been developed. Problems
faced by playing Gamelan music through traditional methods are identified. The
objective of this research is to preserve Gamelan Music by capturing theactual music by
Gamelan instruments and storing them into database. In the literature review of this
project, this report starts withthe history of Gamelan itself. Two types of Gamelan music
namely the Javanese Gamelan and Malaysian Gamelan are studied in this research. The
comparisons of both Gamelans are written inside. It has been clearly differentiated by its
characteristics. The Gamelan pitches, signs, and short terms are also included in the
prototype called Gamelan Pro. The methodology used in this project is described in
chapter 3. The type of methodology used and process flow are inside this chapter.
Besides, the system architecture is also provided. Chapter 4 is describes the result and
discussion of the project. Since the software passed its user-testing phase, all result and
findings are within this chapter. A set of questionnaire were distributed to user and the
measurement that has been taken for the software testing is based on characteristics
described in chapter 4. The final chapter of this report is chapter 5. It consist challenges
faced during this project, recommendation for future software's upgrade, and finally the
conclusion. At the conclusion part, this report describes that the objective of study and
research to develop this new paradigm shift has succeeded in making the Gamelan Pro a
useful tool in preservingtraditional Gamelanmusic.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Departments / MOR / COE: Sciences and Information Technology > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2013 12:57
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:46
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/6768

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