slendro

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noun slen·dro \ˈslen-drō\

Definition of slendro

  1. :  a pentatonic tuning employed for Javanese gamelans that divides the octave into five roughly similar intervals Any pair of notes in the slendro scale, it is generally agreed, sound satisfactory together. — Richard Pickvance, A Gamelan Manual, 2005 — compare pelog

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First Known Use of slendro

1930


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