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Enhancing Angklung Music Rehearsals with Python


Angklung is a traditional musical instrument from Indonesia. This instrument has a lot of variety in how it is performed; a common format is the orchestral format in which 15-30 players gather to form a team. Playing Angklung in this way is fun but also presents some challenges that are hard to solve manually.

First, I will introduce you to the instrument and how it works/how it is played. Then, I will show you how Python-based algorithms can be used to ease the pains of managing Angklung teams, by reading Angklung-specific sheet music and calculating the most optimal distribution of Angklung based on several important factors.


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