Type: Chordophones > Zither > Tube > Idiochords.
Hornbostel-Sachs No#: 312.11
Country: Kalinga Province, Luzon, Philippines.
Region: South East Asia.
Description: The Dungadung is a tube zither whose alternate names are regional [Southern Philippines, tagakaolo, katimbok, kudling, serongagandi, tabobok or takumbo] that is played by the Kalinga people who in Kalinga Province, Luzon in the Northern Philippines.
In the southern Philippines it is known as a tagakaolo or as a katimbok or by the Hanunoo as a kudling. The Isneg people refer to the tube zither as a pasing and the Negrito people refer to it as a tabengbeng. The Maranao people refer to the instrument as a serongagandi.
Playing Techniques: It is played by striking the strings with a stick in the manner of a percussion instrument.
Citations: Bibliography: New Grove Dictionary of Music by Stanley Sadie, José Maceda P. 636 : Websites: