The Gabbang can be played as a solo instrument. Sometimes a
duo is formed with a 'biula', a local violin.
A Taosug woman plays the gabbang.
Photograph: courtesy Dolf Heubers
Ethnic group: Taosug
Location: Jolo (muslim south)
Similar xylophones are played by:
- Samal, Sulu Archipelago (muslim
- Maranao, Central-west
Mindanao (muslim south)