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Dahil sa Iyo

1981

Composer: Velarde, Mike Jr.
Lyricist: Dominador Santiago
Arranger: Ryan Pujante Cayabyab
Performer: Ryan Pujante Cayabyab
Album: One
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Key / Mode: F minor - F major
Genre: Songs of Love and Courtship
Form: Danza
Historical Period: American Period
Date of Composition: 1938
Movie Scoring: Written for the movie "Bituing Marikit" (1937), starring Rogelio de la Rosa
About the Song: This song is full of sophistication, has lightness of sound and portrays the romanticism of the rustic Filipino lover. This conventional music of the Big City in the 1930s was popular among the Filipino movie crowd. It enjoyed a revival in the 1960s. It has also been translated into English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and the local dialects. (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art., vol. 6, p. 233)