Description: The dwegey is a single-string bowed lute played for recreation. A single string made of metal is attached to a peg on top of the neck and raise with a wooden fret. The string of the bow is wiped over a small mound of beeswax placed just behind the neck to keep the string a little moist.
Materials: bamboo (neck), coconut (resonator), bamboo skin (cover), metal (strings), abaca (bow strings), wood (fret)
Ethnolinguistic Group: Tboli
Place: Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
Date Collected: April 2012
Provenance: The instrument was made by Joel “Umeg” Genlal.