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Word: pattong

Category: dance

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Kalinga

2. General physical description: a war dance where the dancers vow revenge for the death of a warrior. During the violent death of a warrior, all the males in the community get sounding sticks called bangibang which they beat together as they jig towards a spot where future action might be decided upon.

3. General playing technique:

4. Musical function:

5. Playing circumstance: death of a warrior.

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

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