• What do you know about Philippine
indigenous musical instruments?
• What more do you want to know about
• What do you want to learn about ethnic
Different Functions of
• Philippine indigenous musical instruments
come in different types and the sounds are
mostly rhythmic in nature.
• The materials were made from things in
nature such as
• Horns of different animals
Classifications of Indigenous
HORNBOSTEL SACHS SYSTEM
IDIOPHONES SHAKING, STRIKING,
MEMBRANOPHONES RUBBING OR TAPPING
CHORDOPHONES PLUCKED, BOWED,
Different Indigenous Musical
Instruments of the Cordillera
Gangsa is a single hand-held
smooth-surfaced gong with a
Kalaleng or Tongali (nose flute) Because
the kalaleng is long and has a narrow
internal diameter, it is possible to play
different harmonics through overblowing.
Tongatong is a bamboo percussion
instrument used by the people of Kalinga
to communicate with spirits during house
blessings. It is made of bamboo cut in
Diwdiw-as is 5 or more different size of
slender bamboo that is tied together.
Saggeypo it is a bamboo pipe that is closed
on one end by a node with the open end
held against the lower lip of the player as he
blows directly across the top. The pipe can
be played individually by one person or in
ensembles of three or more.
Solibao is hallow wooden Igorot drug
topped with pig skin or lizard skin this
is played by striking the drum head
using the palm of the hand.