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Word: gangsa pattung or gangsa palook

Category: style

1. Ethno-linguistic group: Kalinga

2. General physical description: the players each carry a gong and use a rounded stick to strike rhythmic patterns of ringing and dampened sounds. As they play their gongs they move in circular formations with a group of female dancers.

3. General playing technique: struck by sticks, interlocking patterns

4. Musical function:

5. Playing circumstance: rituals

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

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