List of Philippine musical instruments
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Philippine Musical Instruments:
- 1. Aerophones
- 2. Chordophones
- Bamboo violin – a three-stringed violin of the Aeta people.
- Butting – a bow with a single hemp 5 string, plucked with a small stick.
- Faglong – a two-stringed, lute-like instrument of the B'laan. Made in 1997
- Budlong - bamboo zither
- Pas-ing - a two-stringed bamboo with a hole in the middle from Apayao people.
- Bandurria – part of rondalya ensemble, it has a shorter neck and 14-strings compared to its Spanish ancestor.
- Kudyapi – a two-stringed boat lute from Mindanao.
- Laúd – similar to the bandurria, it is ultimately of Spanish origin. Also part of a rondalya ensemble.
- Octavina – part of a rondalya ensemble, it is of ultimately Spanish origin.
- Tuned gongs
- Agung – large gong suspended from an ornate frame
- Gandingan – set of four large hanging knobbed gongs
- Kulintang – set of eight tuned gongs placed horizontally in an ornate frame, tuned pentatonic scale|pentatonically.
- Gambang/Gabbang – bamboo blades on a frame (Yakan, Batak, B'laan, Badjao, Taus)
- Luntang – wooden beams hanging from a frame (Maguindanaon)
- Kulintang a tiniok – set of eight, tuned knobbed metal plates strung on a wooden frame (Maguindanaon)
- Babandil- small gong
- Saronay – eight tuned knobbed metal plates strung over a wooden frame (Maranao)