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Sitsiritsit-Alibangbang

1983

Performer: Malabon Brass Band
Album: The Very Best of Parada Pilipino
Notes: Folk Song
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About the Song: "This traditional Tagalog folk song is cast in quick duple time… The text is nonsensical with emphasis on rhyming onomatopaeic syllables. It teasingly flits from green and gold beetles to flirtatious maidens strutting like cocks…" (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Art, vol. 6, p. 274)
Cultural Community: Tagalog