Maalaala Mo Kaya (Song)

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Katakataka (Folk Song)

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Kuwerdas sa Aking Gitara

Matt Mannucci and Nikki Hiwatig

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Magsalita Ka (Say Something)

This is a Tagalog cover version by Arron Cadawas of Say Something, the American song made popular by Christina Aguilera and A Great Big World.

Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na. Ako’y lalayo na. Gusto mo ba? Binigay ko na ang lahat. Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na. Ako’y nagtataka. Ano bang ginawa At wala akong alam Hindi mapakali Ako ay nagmahal Bigo bang muli? Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na. Ako’y lalayo na. Gusto mo ba? Binigay ko na ang lahat. Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na. Ika’y minahal nang lubos At ang magandang bagay Lahat nagtatapos Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na. Ako’y lalayo na. Gusto mo ba? Binigay ko na ang lahat Magsalita ka. Ako’y susuko na.

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Kundiman Song

The kundiman is often called the classical Filipino love song. It is actually a musical form (parallel minor and major keys in triple time with verses each consisting of about 12 syllables). It is associated with love songs because it is the song form that most traditional Filipino serenades (harana) were in.

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Harana, the Filipino Serenade

A harana is a traditional Filipino serenade. The man is accompanied by his friends who back him up both vocally and psychologically. At first, the woman’s window is closed. The man calls out to her and if she’s interested, she’ll open her window.

picture of harana

Haranahin mo siya.
Serenade her.

Haharanahin kita.
I will serenade you.

In the mp3 clip above, you can hear Dungawin Mo, Hirang.

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Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin

Ikaw Ang Lahat Sa Akin is a very popular love song in the Philippines. It is also the title of a TV soap opera in the Philippines.

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Bituing Marikit (Love Song)

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