kulintang

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kulintang (uncountable)

  1. An ancient form of instrumental music of Southeast Asia, played on a row of small, horizontally-laid melodic gongs accompanied by larger suspended gongs and drums.
    • 2007 April 27, The New York Times, “Jazz Listings”, in New York Times[1]:
      “Electric Kulintang,” her percussive collaboration with Mr. Rodriguez, adds a contemporary sheen to the chiming kulintang music of the Philippines.