About this song



Performer: Philippine Rondalla
Album: Philippine Folk Dances (Philippine Rondalla)
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Key / Mode: A minor
Genre: Songs of Appreciation / Praise / Tribute
Form: Concert Balitaw
About the Song: In the first stanza, the man encounters great difficulties while trying to win the heart of a shy and modest maiden, who eventually yields (in the second stanza) giving great joy to the man. (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, vol. 6, p. 249)
Cultural Community: Tagalog