Title: Sagada fiesta, 2009
Bontoc gong music
This is a demonstration of the Pattong with some variations. A
good example of drone type F with a changing melody as a result
of shifting the rhythmic parts; wait for the monkey dance. The
quality of the video is poor but the performance is good.
Title: Kankanay wedding dance
Kankanay festive music
The ensemble and the music of the Ibaloi and the neighbouring
Kankanay are very similar. This is the Tayaw wedding dance. Note
the typical 'sulibao' drum and the 'palas', two metal bars. The
clip was made eight years ago by Jimmy Dolo.
Ibaloi dance with kanyaw
A sulibao ensemble. The gong players and the palas player dance
while the drummers are sitting. This unedited video was made
by 'dafodil568760', taken during his friend's kanyaw in La Trinidad,
Title: Ifugao Gong Music
This video was taken during the Thanksgiving of the Lagguy family
at Likud, Haliap, Asipulo, Ifugao in April 6, 2012. The video
was made by Shallag Laguy in April 2012. On the YouTube page
Shallag Laguy adds: The lady who is beating the gong is Mrs
Maria Tayaban of Haliap, together with the old folks of that
barangay. Note the different playing and interlocking techniques
and the spontaneous dances in the background.
Title: Kalinga musical instruments
An introduction to various instuments with short examples.
The Muslim South
Title: Maranao kulintang 1
Long introduction; playing in uptempo Bago style; demonstrations
of juggling with the beater; note the largest gong in the third
Title: Maguindanao kulintang (the quote is, here
abridged, given with the clip)
Binalig is a style in the kulintang tradition
of the Maguindanao. This performance was led by master artists Aga
Mayu Butocan and Kanapia Kalanduyan, professors at the University
of the Philippines.
Title: Maguindanao kulintang
An fine demonstration of various styles and techniques.
Title: Maguindanao kudyapi 1
The scale of this kudyapi is binalig (pentatonic, no
half-steps). Soloist is Samaon Sulaiman from Maganoy, Maguindanao.
Title: Maguindanao kudyap 2
Another solo by Samaon Sulaiman.
Title: Bagobo tagonggo
The female player to the right is playing the drone,
the player to the left improvises around the drone and, after a minute
joins the dancers, then playing, then dancing.
Title: Bagobo small tagonggo
Basically the same music is played as on the large version
of the tagonggo. These small gongs are made of iron.
Title: B'laan faglung:
Jessie Gan plays the woodpecker song on the faglung.
The piece demonstrates the repetition and expansion of musical phrases
that form the composition.
Title: T'boli hègelung and drum
A duet on the two- string lute hègelung and tambul
Title: Tagakaolu tanggunggu (small)
The music on the small tanggunggu is roughly the same
as the music on the small tagonggo of the Bagobo. This gong
chime is portable.
Title: Tagakaolu dance
The men dance imitating activities on the kaingin such
as ploughing and planting while the women play the log drum ôdôl.
(video and sound sometimes poor).
Title: Tagakaolu dance logdrum, kitara
The same group performing playing the ôdôl,
half-way through the clip two women are playing the kitara in duo
play. Playing differs from the description in the book.
Title: Jaw harp (origin unknown)
Although the jaw harp is very common it was not easy
to find a good example. The origin of this player is unknown but her
performance is good.