"Pamulinawen is translated as alabaster, which is a very hard stone, here symbolizing the resistance of a woman to her lover's courtship gestures. In this light-hearted courting song, the lover pleads to be noticed, but gives greater emphasis to the delight stirred by the thought of his beloved. Like many folksongs, Pamulinawen has different versions, lyrics and exact melody."
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During the 1896 Philippine Revolution, our valiant forebears also made use of music as a means of expressing their love of country and dreams for a free Philippines. They also wrote songs to inspire them in their mission. Perhaps the most popular song during the revolution against Spain was the kundiman “Jocelynang Baliwag,” also known as the “Kundiman ng Himagsikan.” MORE
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