What is Tagunggo instrument?

What is Tagunggo instrument?

Description: Taggungo is a composition used to accompany healing rituals played on the eight Philippine horizontally laid, knobbed gongs known as the kulintang used as a main melodic instrument in the kulintang ensemble.

What is Tidtu?

Tidtu means “to make straight”. A challenging piece, the emphasis in Tidtu is to exhibit the virtuosity of the kulintang player. It is generally played in competitions and in a Minuna style performance, it is the third piece played after the Binalig and Sinulog.

What is Kapanirong ensemble?

The instrumental ensemble consists of a two-stringed guitar or lute called kotiyapi, a bamboo flute called insi, a bamboo harp called kobing, a two-stringed bamboo tube zither called sirongaganding, and a brass tray called tintik. The kapanirong may or may not have added percussion from the portable gandang drum.

What is the origin of kudyapi?

Notes. This instrument was made in Palawan, a group of islands forming the western part of the Visayan Archipeligo of the Philippines, in Southeast Asia. It is thought to have been about 50 years old at the time of donation so was possibly made between 1940-1950.

What is musical classification of kudyapi?

In the Philippines, specifically in Maranao, an instrument called the “Kudyapi” was prominent in the 19th century. Its classification falls under the Chordophone family and is considered as a two-stringed boat lute.

What is sinulog a Minuna?

Sinulog, to relay sadness. Tidtu pieces are played to display one’s virtuosity, and are often heard in musical competitions. There are two styles of playing the Kulintang among Maguindanaoans. A Minuna refers to the traditional way, characterized by a slower tempo, with the aim of achieving clarity in each gong sound.

What are the two types of song in Mindanao?

Two distinct types of song are popular among the Maguindanaos: 1) religious chants sung during the Friday noon service, the celebration of the Molud or Mawlid, the puwasa or Ramadan, and the periodic commemoration of the dead; and 2) the less formal secular songs, such as love songs, legend chants, and lullabies.

What is the Dabakan made of?

Description: The dabakan is a Philippine, single-headed, drum made of jackfruit/coconut lumber topped with a lizard or goat or even pig skin drumhead. It’s the only non-gong instrument of the kulintang ensemble.

What is the purpose of playing the Tagonggo?

Occasions or purposes for playing the tagonggo include sending off or welcoming dignitaries, honorific serving of betelquid, and wedding celebrations. Tagonggo players go at the head of the parade either on foot or aboard a vehicle or motorboat.

What does Tagonggo do to a trance dancer?

As the musicians play Tagonggo, the trance dancer moves around the patient to chase away the spirits that are causing the ill- ness. The musicians may cast a spell amongst each other so they can play continuously for hours, days or even weeks until the person is healed, or just display their endurance playing without fatigue. Tagonggo is also

Where do Tagonggo players go in the parade?

Tagonggo players go at the head of the parade either on foot or aboard a vehicle or motorboat. Tagonggo is also played in ceremonies called kalilang sa tong to appeal to the spirits for a bountiful harvest or for a rich catch of fish.

How many gongs are there in a tagunggoan?

The tagunggoan consists of six to eight hanging gongs in a pentatonic scale. In addition, the instrumental ensemble consists of a number of medium-sized gongs called mamalala; several small, high pitched, and shallow gongs called pong; one or more tambor (snare drums); and one or more garagara or panda’opan (cymbals).

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