"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)
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Religion has certainly played a significant role in the propagation of Western music in the country. It is believed that the history of Christian religious music in the Philippines began when the first mass in the country was held... MORE
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