One-string Fiddle

One-string fiddles are small instruments consisting of a neck made from a narrow type of bamboo inserted in a resonator such as a gourd or a coconut shell.  A single string runs the length of the neck. This is played with a bow made from abaca fiber.

Instrument Distribution

Southern Philippines

Bilaan -d’wagey

Mamamnua – kokos

Subanen – kutet

T’boli – d’wagey


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