Category: 20th Century

Mindanao natives playing the Kutiyapi. Philippines.

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The kutiyapi, or kudyapi, is an indianized Filipino two-stringed, fretted boat-lute. It is the only stringed instrument among the Maguindanao people, and one of several among other groups such as the Maranao and Manobo.