Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Kulintang Gong 004

Kulintang - Maguindanao Kolintang - Maranao

The term kulintang respresents the eight gongs seen in some of these photos. The gongs are then placed on a rack (antagan) and the entire kulintang set is called a pasangan. Notice in the first four photos, Magui Master Artist using the kulintang in exhibition style... they hold it more like a babendil but still stay within beat. Learn More about them at http://www.pnoyandthecity.blogspot.com/

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picture by Philip Dominguez Mercurio. Copyright: Philip Dominguez Mercurio