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A solibao is a conical tenor drum played by the Bontoc and Ibaloi people of the Philippines. It is played with the palms of both hands. It usually appears as part of an ensemble along with the kimbal, pinsak, kalsa and palas.[1] Sulibao is made from a hollowed out log covered with deer skin.[2]


  1. Hood, Mantle (1972). Music. Brill Archive, 29. ISBN 90-04-03402-1. 
  2. National Heritage Month featuring Philippine Traditional Musical Instruments. Philippine Postal Corporation. May 5, 2016