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'Traditional musical instruments of the Philippines'
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#beginquote# Try http://members.aol.com/TaraCelest/kulintang_instruments.html It gives a good overview. Both the Filipino and Indonesian/Malay versions of this mostly percussive orcestration use a pentatonic scale most often. To hear a Gamalan group (Gamalan is just one of the giant zylophones in the group)played on a hot Balinese night with the scent of Sarte, Babi Guling (roast suckling pig with spices) and Rokok (Indonesian clove-scented cigarettes) drifting through the air is something everyone should experience at least once in their lives. #endquote#
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