Kagul

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This article is about the musical instrument. For the city in Moldova, see Cahul.

Also called tagutok (Maranao) <ref>de Jager, Fekke (2006). Tagutok. Music instruments from the Philippines. Retrieved on 2006-06-12.</ref>, bantula or tagungtung (Bukidnon) and kuratung (Banuwaen). <ref name=Hans>Brandeis, Hans (2006). Musical Instruments for Social Use (html). Music and Dance of the Bukidnon-s of Mindanao: A Short Introduction. Retrieved on [[7 July]], 2006.</ref>

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A kagul, a Philippine bamboo scraper gong/slit drum of the Maguindanaon people

The kagul is a type of Philippine bamboo scraper gong/slit drum of the Maguindanaon with a jagged edge on one side, played with two beaters, one scarping the jagged edge and the other one making a beat. The Maguindanaon and the Banuwaen use it in the rice paddies to guard against voracious birds, using the sound it produces to scare them away. <ref name=Philip>Mercurio, Philip Dominguez (2006). Traditional Music of the Southern Philippines (html). PnoyAndTheCity: A center for Kulintang - A home for Pasikings. Retrieved on [[25 February]], 2006.</ref> The Maguindanaon and the Bukidnon also use it for simple dance rhythms during social occasions. The rhythmic are usually simplistic in nature, consisting of one rhythmic pattern sometimes combined with another. <ref name=Hans/> Use of the kagul in the former way is no longer practiced. <ref name=Philip/>

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References

  1. de Jager, Fekke (2006). Tagutok. Music instruments from the Philippines. Retrieved on 2006 June 12.
  2. a b Brandeis, Hans (2006). Musical Instruments for Social Use (html). Music and Dance of the Bukidnon-s of Mindanao: A Short Introduction. Retrieved on Error: invalid time.
  3. a b Mercurio, Philip Dominguez (2006). Traditional Music of the Southern Philippines (html). PnoyAndTheCity: A center for Kulintang - A home for Pasikings. Retrieved on Error: invalid time.

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Informational Websites and Online Textbooks

Pictures of Kagul and its Other Derivatives

Traditional instruments of the Southern Philippines
Maguindanao Kulintang Ensemble
Kulintang - Agung - Gandingan - Babendil - Dabakan
Other non-ensemble instruments
Kulintang a Kayo - Gandingan a Kayo - Kulintang a Tiniok - Kubing - Luntang - Agung a TamlangKagul PalendagTumpongSuling - Kutiyapi

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