Type: Idiophones > Lamellaphones > Frames > Jawharps.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 121.22
Region: South East Asia.
Description: The kubing is a type of Jawharp that is found among the Maguindanaon and other Muslim and Non-Muslim tribes in the Philippines and Indonesia. It is known by numerous names. In Maranao [kobing]. In Tingguian [kolibau]. In Tagbanwa [aru-ding], In Palawan [aroding], in Yakan [Kulaing], in Toraja [karombi], in Kailinese [yori]. Kubing that are made from sugar palm-leaf are called karinta in Munanese, ore-ore mbondu or ore ngkale in Butonese.
Citations: Bibliography: Websites: Hila, Antonio C 2006 – Indigenous Music – Tuklas Sining: Essays on the Philippine Arts. Filipino Heritage.com ; Tatak Pilipino ; De Leon, Jr. Felipe M.  – “Gawad sa Manlilikha ng Bayan” 1993 Awardee – Marino Intaray and the Basal and Kulilal ensemble – National Commission for Culture and the Arts 2002 ; Amin, Mohammad 2005 ; A Comparison of Music of the Philippines and Sulawesi”, Sulawesi Studies 2006 ; Mercurio, Philip Dominguez 2006 Traditional Music of the Southern Philippines” – PinoyAndTheCity: A center for Kulintang – A home for Pasikings 2006 ; Grinnell College ~ Musical Instruments Collection / Kubing ;