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Leron-Leron Sinta


Arranger: Pedro Tolentino
Performer: Philippine Constabulary Band and U.P. Madrigal Singers
Album: Mga Katutubong Awitin at Tugtuging Pilipino
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Key / Mode: Bb major
Genre: Songs of Love and Courtship
Form: Theme & Variation
About the Song: A polka set in a lively duple-time rhythm, this traditional Tagalog folk song is known to practically every school child. The courting song alludes to unfulfilled love, a search for a new love, and the masculine image construct. (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, vol. 6, p. 247)
Cultural Community: Tagalog