Filipino Music Essays


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Rondalla’s Struggle to Past Until Present

Rondalla is a legacy that we inherited from our great ancestors; it is an art that gives more life and color to our already rich culture, it is the sound that enhances the uniqueness of Filipino music, and most of all, it is the one that strengthens and remind us the true beauty of our Filipino roots.Juan Silos also known as the “Ama ng Rondalla” are one of those great Filipino musicians who gave interest to the youth.Filipino Arts and Music Ensemble, Filipino Heritage, The Making of Nation, Volume 9, 126 [ 6 ].Rondalla has been a part of the Philippine’s culture and one of the Filipino Music.Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines Filipino Arts and Music Ensemble, Filipino Heritage, the Making of Nation, Volume 9 Cynthia de Castro, A...


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How Influential K-Pop is to Filipino Teenagers Essay

Why does Filipino Teenagers get addicted to K-Pop?How does Korean Music (K-Pop) influence Filipino Teenagers?To identify why Filipino Teenagers like K-Pop.The well-known song “Oh My Darling, Clementine” was for example known as “Simcheongga” (Wikepedia) In 1992, modern K-pop was ushered in with the formation of Seo Taiji & Boys, whose successful experimentation with different music styles had sparked a paradigm shift in the music industry of South Korea.. First gaining popularity in East Asia in the late 1990s, K-pop entered the Japanese music market towards the turn of the 21st century.Another problem arises like, how Korean music basically stole the interest of people on their own music; they forget patriotism, Music authorities he...


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Reasons of K Pop Popularity Among Filipino Teenager Essay

The Korean popular music, or the Korean pop or simply k pop is a musical genre consisting of electronic hip hop, pop rock, and R&B music originating in South Korea.Most Filipino teens’ especially girls do like Korean because of the artist, artist of music, and artist in koreanovelas.In conclusion most Filipino teenagers do love k pop because of their nice culture that is truly hooked up the hearts of many Filipinos, not only with the teens but also their parents do love k pop.The idolization of Filipino fans to their idol Korean star are exceptionally dedicated.Popularity of Korea takes by the k pop music and k pop artist, why do Filipinos loves Korean music in spite of the language barrier?


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Philippine Literature During the Japanese Era Essay

The Philippine Conservatory of Music, an affiliate of the Philippine Women’s University, was one of the few music schools in the country that opened during the war.The performance of jazz and Western music identified with the allied nations of the war was prohibited.Japanese music was heard daily in radio broadcasts.The Japanese nevertheless encouraged the creation and performance of music with native themes through music contests.All these prove that even during turbulent times, Filipinos’ love of music could never be suppressed.


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Development of Dance and Music in the Philippines Essay

It consists of marches and pasodoble pieces (fast and brilliant music in two), medleys and arrangements of Filipino folk songs, overtures, concertant music, and folk dance accompaniments.Teaching competency in music is assured with the appointment of Bachelor of Music graduates in Applied Music and Music Education as teachers.In recent years, Filipino composers have written serious art pieces for the rondalla or individual rondalla instruments.Outside the symphony orchestra tradition and the Filipino theater, the Filipinos have also developed a repertoire for three distinct musical ensembles: the band (brass and bamboo), the rondalla and the chorus.In the last 100 years, Filipino composers have written works in the standard Western art m...


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Filipino Psychology Essay

Many Filipino musicians have raised prominence such as the composer and conductor Antonio J. Molina, the composer Felipe P. de Leon, known for his nationalistic themes and the opera singer Jovita Fuentes.Folk art reflects the concept of kapwa and is a rich source for understanding the Filipino worldview.Some are traditional such as Filipino folk music.The openness, as well as the present gradual development of mass-based artists whose aesthetic interests lie in depicting the peeks, depths, hardships and aspirations of contemporary Filipino life undoubtedly touch on pakikiisa, the highest level of kapwa psychology.Delineating the Filipino psychology and worldview is a contribution towards liberation—by not simply describing the Filipino o...


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The Reflected Values in Filipino Folk Dance

Pasig City: Anvil Pub., 2004 Villaruz, Basilio Esteban S. “Philippine Dance Research and Documentation”.Suddenly they started to play the music, the Filipinos stood up and ask anyone who would like to dance or sing.This was performed were after the lutrina and the music that skillful the dancers was played by the music.Aside from creating their own versions of European fashion, Philippine aristocrats created Filipino adaptations of European dance as well.Travel to Philippines: A Travel Guide to the Philippines.


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What is the effect of kpop in the philippines? Essay

[140] As South Korea continues to develop its IT infrastructure, K-pop music is being shared over the internet and through mobile devices more rapidly than ever.The movie’s theme song, I Believe, which was originally sung by Korean balladeer Shin SeungHun, was also remade by Jimmy Bondoc into Filipino still using the same title.[2] During the same year, one of the first Korean music videos in the Philippines was aired on Myx, a local music channel, which emotional theme caught many viewers.[1] It is in Endless Lovethat K-Pop started proliferating the airwaves most oftentimes with the Filipino remakes of its soundtrack.However, with the growing acceptance of Youtube during the late-2000s as a popular music sharing plattform, K-pop has sin...


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Traditional Filipino Serenade

* Bituing Marikit (Beautiful Star) .a patriotic hymn or other song adopted by a nation for use on public or state occasions.Kundiman was the traditional means of serenade in the Philippines.The Kundiman came around to be an art song at the end of the nineteenth century and by the early part of the twentieth century, its musical structure was formalised by Filipino composers such as Francisco Santiago and Nicanor Abelardo (February 7, 1893-March 21, 1934); they sought poetry for their lyrics, blending verse and music in equal parts.NATIONALISTIC SONG .It is associated with love songs because it is the song form that most traditional Filipino serenades (harana) were in.a genre of traditional Filipino love songs.


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Great Filipino Music Artists (80’s – Present) Essay

a Filipino singer-songwriter, drummer, and guitarist.The radio station also gave emphasis on playing the music of local talent.Jacinto has always tried to put music and business together.More commonly known alternately as Joey Smith and Pepe Smith, he is an icon of original Filipino rock music or “Pinoy Rock”.A Filipino musician who hails from Bunawan, Agusan del Sur, and is known for her use of indigenous instruments and styles.


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Culture & country Essay

retrived May 9, 2006, from Living in the Philippines.Source: Shead, M. T. ed.It is where all social contexts are indexed and all values are reflected.The family is a microcosm of the entire society and the mirror of the entire nation.A closer look will reveal that Filipinos prefer the same type of music and clothing just as the same as any American.


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The Spanish Colonization in the Philippines Essay

And we also give thanks to the Spanish because they converted the Filipino into Catholicism because if the Spain had not succeeded to colonized our country, then our country would have been a Muslim nation now.Even though the Filipino experienced the inhumanity of the Spaniards but still they influenced us the way of their living and until today we still used and make those influences in our daily lives.The Spanish colonization in the Philippines brought such poverty, violence, misery to us Filipino.Also the Spanish introduced to the Filipino to used the stone in building construction so that the bahay kubo was transformed into bahay na bato with balcony and we think that was the style of some houses today.They also encourage the Filipin...


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Identity: Filipino Psychology Essay

Filipino is doing great to our human nature.We gave lights to the whole world and Filipino invented the Fluorescent.Filipino identity now has pride in it, never give up, that’s the true Filipino identity it contributes well in our society.In sports a Filipino holds the record on championship titles in boxing.Young Filipino is known as being late, with the “manyana habbit”, “easy go lucky” but all of the Filipino starve for the best in life.


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Julio Nakpil Essay

The building housing the College of Music in UP Diliman (Abelardo Hall) is named in his honor.He wrote an outstanding and memorable body of works that resonate with the Filipino sense of musicality and which embody an ingenious voice that raises the aesthetic dimensions of contemporary Filipino music.He completed a music degree in piano and cello from the University of Santo Tomas where he also taught for decades until his death in 1988.He was introduced to music when he was five years old, when his father taught him the solfeggio and the banduria.Ernani Joson Cuenco (May 10, 1936) was a Filipino composer,[1] film scorer, musical director and music teacher.


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Juan Tamad

Over the years, it is a characteristic that Filipinos have learned to believe about themselves, and worse, accept with little question.Philippine national hero Jose Rizal, is quick to defend Filipinos in a series of essays published in 1890 called La Indolencia de los Filipinos of The Indolence of the Filipinos, though he admits that such indolence does exist, Rizal wants to challenge Filipinos to realize what is questionable about their own behavior.It has found its way to popular literature, cinema, music, and other forms of expression.It is an oppressive belief, though, when wielded by an outsider looking in, but when it is believed by someone from within the society, it can be devastating and defeatist.The tale of Juan Tamad has beco...


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Addiction to K-Pop

Since music and emotional sentiment cross language barriers, it is not surprising that many Filipinos are able to relate to the melodies of K-Pop songs.The main purpose of the entertainment industry is, well, to entertain.K-Pop, now heard everywhere, has become a genre in itself.And, with the power of the Internet, figuring out what the lyrics mean is just a few clicks away because English and even Filipino translations abound.With imitation said to be the sincerest form of flattery, Korean films and dramas have been remade by many Hollywood and Asian producers for their markets.


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Is the Philippines Truly Free Essay

By doing so, we can boost our country’s economy and awaken the sense of nationalism in each and every Filipino.I will patronize Filipino made products so we can save the dollars of our country.Lastly, I will keep myself informed of the current social and national issues so I can express my views thereon.I will live by the Filipino values like being polite and courteous, using “po”, “opo”, respect my parents, the elders and be fair to all.Not only will our country be appreciated by our fellow Filipinos, but also by foreigners locally and internationally.


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A Good Filipino Citizen Essay

I may not be as influential as Mr. Noel Cabangon, but I can be a good Filipino.It is possible to rediscover Filipino values that may have faded away.This inspired me but it is not so usual to find a Filipino to be all that is described in the song.Lately, I took notice of Noel Cabangon’s music.I hope this may also be your realization.


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Philippine Culture

It is not enough that we know our history.Here we would see how early Filipinos managed to survive during their time and contribute in the formation of what we now own for ourselves: the Filipino culture.The art of Pottery shows the “Filipinos’ ability to respond to the different changing social and physical environment” (Metropolitan Museum) and the uniqueness of every Filipino mind that creates an earthenware unique and distinct from all the other earthenwares created by other Filipinos.Let us use the lessons of the past as a tool and guide for our journey to the future.If the Filipino people before were able to survive and live life to the fullest even before the colonizers of our land contributed to our history and culture, then sure...


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Guitar and Plectrum Instruments Essay

In the early Philippines, certain styles were adopted by the natives, especially guitar and banduria used in the Pandanggo, the Jota, and the Polka.During the Spanish period in the East Indies, the rondalia was brought to the Philippines by the Spaniards.Mandolins, castanets and tambourines were also used and today a full range of instruments can be heard, such as the Mexican vihuela, violins and cellos, marimbas, xylophones, harps, and timbales.The Filipino instruments are made from indigenous Philippine wood and the plectrum, or picks, are made from tortoise-shell.At present, rondalia, in the Philippines, refers to any group of stringed instruments that are played using the plectrum or pick.


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Life Is Beautiful Movie Essay

The music of the movie is so calming and everytime I hear it I feel like I’m in a disco or a dance ball in the 90’s.I focused more on the word ”laughter” because it is really the best medicine.One thing that makes every filipino happy is a karaoke machine,there is no family who doesn’t have one.At first I didn’t expect the film to have a lonely part, in life you don’t know what is going to happen next and what to expect.One funny scene that i love is when Dora is been stung by a wasp and Guido asked her if she is stung in other places.


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Rolando Santos Tinio

[1][2][3] Circa 1976, Tinio also wrote the lyrics for the six hymns of the “Misa ng Alay-Kapwa” the music for which was composed by Fr.The Grandmother describes a senile, cranky grandmother; this poem gives a glimpse into the ways of a typical Filipino household at dusk when the Angelus prayer is announced.He was an active participant in the Filipino movie industry and enjoyed working with Philippine celebrities who he himself had admired in his childhood.[1][2][3][5] In Iowa, Tinio was known as a great writer that used English as the medium of the Filipino writer.If in Rage and Ritual, portrayals of art and the artist that are not closely associated with the Filipino lifestyle are communicated, Sitsit sa Kuliglig clearly portrays the ev...


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Kundiman Filipino Love Songs

BALLAD is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.Madalas ding sinasaliwan ng tugtugin mula sa isang gitara ang kumakantang tinig ng lalaking mangingibig.Many ballads were written and sold as single sheetbroadsides.Ballads derive from the medieval French chanson balladée or ballade, which were originally “dancing songs”.INSTRUMENTAL is a musical composition or recording without lyrics, or singing, although it might include some non-articulate vocal input; the music is primarily or exclusively produced by musical instruments.


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Influences on the Philippines Essay

The language of the Philippines is a melting pot in itself because of the different words derived from other languages.India has influenced the Philippines in all aspects of life, from writing, music, and language to even religion.English is probably the second most spoken language in the Philippines.Last but not least the Americans also left a mark on the Philippines during the wars.An English speaker would not have any problem trying to make their way through the Philippines.


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Education in the Philippines Essay

Depending on the bridging plan adopted, the Filipino and English languages are to be phased in as the language of instruction for other subjects beginning in the third and fourth grades.Though elementary schooling is compulsory, latest official figures show 27.82% of Filipino elementary-aged children either never attend or never complete elementary schooling, usually due to the absence of any school in their area, education being offered in a language that is foreign to them, or financial distress.The first year of high school has five core subjects, Algebra I, Integrated Science, English I, Filipino I, and Philippine History I.Second year has Algebra II, Biology, English II, Filipino II, and Asian History.DECS Bilingual Policy is for th...


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Philippine Education Essay

Filipino is based on Tagalog, so in Tagalog areas (including Manila), Filipino is the foundational language used.Fourth year has Calculus, Advanced Algebra, Physics, Filipino IV, Literature, and Economics.Second year has Algebra II, Biology, English II, Filipino II, and Asian History.Secondary school in the Philippines, more commonly known as “high school” (Filipino: paaralang sekundarya, sometimes mataas na paaralan), consists of four levels largely based on the American schooling system as it was until the advent of the comprehensive high schools in the US in the middle of last century.The first year of high school has five core subjects, Algebra I, Integrated Science, English I, Filipino I, and Philippine History I.


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Technology Case Study

[…] Interestingly, Synovate find out that 47 percent of Filipino respondents think that a cell phone would be harder to replace than a wallet or purse when lost.How the Filipino love affair with the mobile is different compared to developing nations is that, in many cases, a mobile is all people have.Shared Carol Sarthou, Synovate Philippine’s Managing Director, “It’s part of the national psyche to love social connections, music and entertainment.“(It’s) this need to be connected, to know what’s going on and be available to other people.“It’s not so much talking on the phone that’s typically the problem although that can have consequences too,” Merlo said.


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Filipino Cry: The Social Issues in OPM Songs Essay

The paper seeks to prove that these songs have similar theme that Filipino composers integrate in a music/song to convoke the attention of the government officials.Methodology .This will also use marxism as a framework .2. determine how these images portray social issues of the mass to the government; and 3. discuss the implications of the theme to the listener.These songs were selected according to their similarities in terms of the social issues of the Filipino to the government such as poverty, unemployment, corruption and oppression.


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The Evolution of Fashion in the Philippines

With this study, aspiring Filipino designers can get some ideas that they can use to sketch new designs that can be well-known internationally.The history of Filipino fashion is made up of the mixing of cultures and the intentional separation of social classes.Their taste and preferences about fashion, music or even education had changed through some invasions in the Philippines.Filipino imports lost popularity over time, but the materials have recently made a comeback with the popularity of organic fabrics.The source The History of Filipino Fashion by Melanie Mayne discusses that Philippine Fashion was acknowledged in 1500s, but it was just recognized in United States and Europe in 1800s.


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Interpretation of the poem, “Sa Aking mga Kabata“ Essay

Finally, the last stanza implies that we, just like the other nations existing, have its own exceptional characteristics that we can be greatly proud of, those distinct qualities of being a Filipino such that the blood itself that runs through your veins, the culture, and your innate YOU is a certified Filipino that you can never obliterate.They hide and cover their identity for being a Filipino even though it’s very discernible.“For language is the final judge and reference upon the people in the land where it holds and sway.” A Filipino who loves his native tongue will definitely fight for his freedom seemingly like a bird “lumilipad nang pagkataas-taas para sa mas malawak na liliparan”, a person who preserves the marks of its liberty,...


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