Below is a fantasy variation of Sarung Banggi as rendered by Angelito Agcaoili as composed by Filipino guitarist, Maestro Jose Valdez.
Let's break first the sad tale of poverty. Bobot Malaga of San Roque, Legazpi City renders a version of one of the songs I used to hear over rounds of bottles of gin. The title is "Hilong Pagkamoot" and is uploaded by "Tagatibo" in You Tube.
Just this Saturday, Jessica Soho in her TV program "Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho" featured the other ailing languages of the Philippines -- Bisaya and Kapampangan. According to her, Bisayan and Kapampangan advocates try to revive their language through music. Hence, the BisRock and the Kapampangan Rock. But while BisRock is already filling the airwaves with … Continue reading An tataramon asin musikang Bikolnon
The only times I hear my father sing are during Holy Weeks. Ang kanta niya, 'pasyon'. Su dakul na " ahahaahhhh". Which reminds me of Tarzan. Pero bako po siya si Tarzan. Bako man siya kapamilya ni Barok dahil mestizo siya. Mana kay lolo na maputi, halangkaw ang dungo saka garo may halong Kastila. Anyway, … Continue reading Ang kanta ni Papa