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Word: Balingbing

Category: Instrument

Ethno-linguistic Group: Kalingga

General Physical Description: A bamboo tube with the upper half divided into two to form two 'tongues'. One 'tongue' is struck on the palm/wrist, while the thumb on the hand that holds the bottom covers and releases the hole at the lower half

General Playing Technique: not mentioned

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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