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date: 16 November 2019


  • Arsenio Nicolas


Panpipe of the Kalinga people, northern Luzon, Philippines. It comprises five slender tubes of cane stopped at the bottom. Five of these sets are each played by a separate player, but this tradition is losing ground. More commonly six separate bamboo pipes, stopped at the bottom, measuring from 10 to 30 cm long and 1 cm wide, are held by hand by six players, with one pipe each, playing a music imitating the music of flat gongs, ...

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