Kulintang a Kayo

Kulintang a Kayo

The kulintang a kayo is a Philippine xylophone of the Maguindanaon people with eight tuned slabs arranged horizontally atop a wooden antangan. Made of soft wood such as bayug, the kulintang a kayo is a common found among Maguindanaon households with a musical background. Traditionally, it was used for self-entertainment purpose inside the house, so beginners could practice kulintang pieces before performing them on the real kulintang and only recently have they been performed as part of a “wooden kulintang ensemble.” This ancient instrument is considered to have come to the Philippines before the importation of metallic gongs from China and therefore is considered a precursor to the ... more on Wikipedia

Kulintang a Kayo is also found on...

Xylophone - Instruments in This Family