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Word: Kubing (jew's harp)

Category: Instrument

Ethno-linguistic Group: Mgd

General Physical Description: A thin and narrow piece of bamboo with a vibrating tongue in the middle which is placed in between the lips of the player; the free end is sharp,struck by the free hand so that the vibrating tongue will produce and echo-like sound inside the mouth of the player

General Playing Technique: as above

Musical Function: Not mentioned

Playing Circumstance: ordinary everyday events; no specific time/occassion

Source: Musika Jornals 1977, Ang mga Kaisipan sa Musika sa Timog Silangang Asya by Jose Maceda

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