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Word: dabakan

Category: instrument

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Maguindanaon

2. General physical description: a goblet-shaped drum with a single head covered with goat, lizard, or snake skin.

3. General playing technique: struck with a pair of thin bamboo sticks, each 50 cm in length.

4. Musical function: keeps the tempo and rhythm in palabunibunyan ensemble

5. Playing circumstance: it is heard in various occasions like weddings, water baptism called paigo sa ragat, and curing rites called kapagipat

Source:CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Volume I, Peoples of the Philippines, K-Z

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