home
from the editor's laptop
welcome readerpoemsessaysshort storiesportrait of an artistbibliographybooksarchivesindex to issuesabout us / submitcurrent issue

 

Philippine Music: Selected Bibliography 

History and Discourse

Kirial de Baclayon, Año 1826: Hispanic Sacred Music in 19th Century Bohol, PhilippinesAbejo, M Rosalina. Kantahin Pilipino. Manila: Rex Book Store, 1977.

Aldecoa, Ena Maria R., et al. Compendium of the Humanities of the Philippines: Musical Arts. Manila: National Research Council of the Philippines, 1998.

Bailey, Rebecca. “Recovering the music and culture of an Asian nation’s colonial past.Dartmouth College Office of Public Affairs. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Bautista, Magdalena B. Beautiful Philippines in Panorama Music. Manila: Philippine Education Co., 1969.

Buenaventura, Alfredo and Corazon Castro. Anthology of Molina Compositions: Musical Compositions of Maestro Antonio J. Molina.  Manila: Centro Escolar University, 1995.

Buenconsejo, Jose S. A Search in Asia for a New Theory of Music. Quezon City, Philippines: Center for Ethnomusicology, University of the Philippines, 2003.

Cabanban, Evelyn F. and Raul M. Sunico. Kundiman Ni Rizal (An Original Composition of Dr. Jose P. Rizal with Sa Aking mga Kabata, Sa Magandang Silangan, Two Rizal Poems Set to Music). Quezon City, Philippines: Tawid Publications, 1997.

Canave-Dioquino, Corazon. “Philippine Music, A Historical Overview.National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Castro, Christi-Anne. Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation: The New Cultural History of Music Series. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Chua, Maria Alexandra Inigo. Kirial de Baclayon, Año 1826: Hispanic Sacred Music in 19th Century Bohol, Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2010.

Encuentros/Encounters Conference Explores Music of the Philippines.UCR Newsroom. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Enriquez, Salud R. Music to Remember: For Secondary Schools. Manila: Philippine Book Co., 1974.

Filipinas Heritage Library. “The Filipino Music Collection of FHL.Himig. Accessed July 17, 2012.

Grefalda, Reme. “From the Editor’s Laptop.Our Own Voice July 2002. Accessed July 21, 2012.

__________. “From the Editor’s Laptop.Our Own Voice December 2003. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Hila, Antonio C. Music in History, History in Music. Manila: University of Santo Tomas Publishing  House, 2004.

__________. Musika: An Essay on Philippine Music. Manila: Sentrong Pangkultura ng Pilipinas, 1989.

__________. The Musical Arts in the New Society. Manila: Marcos Presidential Center, 2007.

Himig. “Music of Popular Sentiments.Filipinas Heritage Library. Accessed July 21, 2012.

__________. "Sandugong Panaguinip: The First Tagalog Opera." Filipinas Heritage Library. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Ibardaloza, Aileen. “Half Rests.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Tikman ang Langit: An Anthology on the Eraserheads.Irving, D. R. M. Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Mabanglo, Elynia S. Kundiman ng Katipunan – Awit nina Andres at Oryang. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines Press, 2002. 

Maceda, Jose. A Manual of a Field Music Research with Special Reference to Southeast Asia. Quezon City, Philippines: Dept. of Music Research, College of Music, University of the Philippines, 1981.

__________. Gongs and Bamboo: A Panorama of Philippine Music Instruments. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines Press, 2004.

__________, et al. Mga Paminsanang Sulatin sa Pananaliksik sa Musika. Quezon City, Philippines: UP-Kagawaran ng Pananaliksik sa Musika Kolehiyo ng Musika, 1988.

Mirano, Eleanor Rivera. Musika: An Essay on the Spanish Influence on Philippine Music. Manila: Sentrong Pangkultura ng Pilipinas, 1992.

Music Recordings and Publications.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 21, 2012

National Music Council of the Philippines. “The Role of Music in a Changing Society.” Proceedings of the Third National Music Conference, May 9-10, 1970, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila.

Navarro, Raul Casantusan. Kolonyal na Patakaran at ang Nagbabagong Kamalayang Filipino: Musika sa Publikong Paaralan sa Pilipinas, 1898-1935. Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.

Pajaro, Eliseo M. The Filipino Composer and His Role in the New Society. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines, 1976.

Rivadelo, Rosita F. Fundamentals of Music. Manila: National Book Store, 1986.

Romualdez, Norberto. Filipino Musical Instruments and Airs of Long Ago. Manila: Catholic Trade School, 1932.

__________. Philippine Music Horizons. New York: Silver Burdett, 1953.

Salido, Caroline Besana. “The Piano Compositional Style of Lucresia Roces Kasilag.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Santiago, Francisco. The Development of Music in the Philippine Islands. Quezon City: University of the Philippines, 1931.

Santos, Ramon P. Musika: An Essay on the American Colonial and Contemporary Traditions in Philippine Music. Manila: Sentrong Pangkultura ng Pilipinas, 1992.

__________. “Philippine Music Forms/Composition.National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Accessed July 21, 2012.

__________. Tunugan: Four Essays on Filipino Music. Quezon City, Philippines: UP Press, 2005.

Colonial CounterpointSessions and/or Individual Papers: Philippine Studies, Association for Asian Studies/ICAS 2011 Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii 31 March to 3 April 2011. “Music in the mid-19th century Print Culture of the Philippines (Mirano): Adapting the Western ideology of music composition in the last half of 19th century Manila (Buenconsejo), Los Periódicos de Manila : Music Reportage in the Nineteenth Century (Silvestre), The Culture of print music in 19th century Manila, Philippines: The case of the Santa Clara choirbooks (Chua), The University of Santo Tomas Printing Press in the 19th Century, with a focus on the UST Archives and Rare Book Section of the Central Library (Jose), Travel, Music, Books: The Musical Score in 19th Century, Travel Accounts of the Philippines (Mirano).” Accessed July 21, 2012.

Sta. Maria, Felixberto C. The Philippines in Song and Ballad. Manila: Cacho Hermanos, 1976.

Solis, Bernabe Roxas. Selected Songs of the Philippines. New York: Soledy Music Society, 1950.

Sunico, Raul M. Mga Awit ng Himagsikan: Songs of the Philippine Revolution of 1896-1898. Quezon City, Philippines: Tawid Publications, 1997.

Union Catalog on Philippine Culture: Music. Manila. Cultural Center of the Philippines Library. 1989.

Vengua, Jean. “Filipinos in the Midwestern Chautauqua Circuit.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Vista, Isabel Dimaya and Albert Faurot.  Culture Currents of World Music: with Recorded Examples. Quezon City, Philippines: New Day Publishers, 1978.

Yu, Yeung Yeung. A Sociocultural Analysis of Contemporary Filipino Popular Songs. New Jersey: Rutgers University, 1997. 

Biographies

Arriola, Geejay. "Waway Saway: Visitations from a Talaandig Artist." Our Own Voice Issue March 2004 . Accessed August 19, 2012.

Chung, Lilia Hernandez. Jovita Fuentes: A Lifetime of Music. S.l.: Jovita Fuentes Musicultural Society, 1979.

Epistola, Ernesto V. Nicanor Abelardo: The Man and the Artist, A Biography. Manila:  Rex Book Store, 1996.

Evasco, Marjorie. A Life Shaped by Music: Andrea Ofilada Veneracion and the Philippine Madrigal Singers. Makati City, Philippines: Bookmark, 2001.

Kasilag, Lucresia Roces. Lucresia Roces Kasilag: My Story. Manila: The Philippine Women's University Publication, 2000.

Lauron, Jennifer Escano. “Paean to An Artist: Joseph Lauron (1971-2001).Our Own Voice September 2001. Accessed July 31, 2012.

Lee, Ma. Glaiza. “The Poet of Philippine Music.” Manila Bulletin, June 25, 2012. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Martelino, Millie Gonzalez. The Forgotten Maestro: Juan de Sahagun Hernandez. Nokesville, Virginia: Mind and Heart Books, 2010.

Mirano, Eleanor Rivera. The Life & Works of Marcelo Adonay. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines Press, 2009.

Pena, Angel Matias. A Man and His Music: An Autobiography. Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2007.

Myths, Mimesis and Magic in the Music of the T'boli PhilippinesSamson, Helen F. Contemporary Filipino Composers: Biographical Interviews. Manila: Manlapaz Publishing Co., 1976.

The Music of Marcelo Adonay at the CCP Little Theater.Cultural Center of the Philippines. Accessed July 21, 2012.

 

 

Traditional, Indigenous, and Modern Filipino Music

Agkansyonan: Christian Songs in Central Cagayan Agta. Quezon City, Philippines: Overseas Missionary Fellowship, 1993.

Aguilar, Florante. “The Art of Harana.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Alburo, Erlinda K. Cebuano Folksongs. Cebu, Philippines: San Carlos Publications, University of San Carlos, 1978.

Alejo, Albert. “Meme na Mindanaw: A Lullabye for Peace in Mindanao.Our Own Voice April 2011. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Ayala, Joey. “Requiem to Jellyfish (poem).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Ayala, Joey and Vim Nadera. "Palay Bigkas Kanin" an original music concert and CD project sponsored by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts. Accessed August 19, 2012

Baes, Jonas. Nostalgia in a Denuded Rainforest [sound recording]: Iraya-Mangyan Music from Mindoro, Philippines. Manila: Pambansang Komisyon para sa Kultura at mga Sining, 2002.

Balajadia, Oscar. “Quiet Virtuoso: Laurindo Almeida (poem).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Harana: A short storyBrandeis, Hans. “Music and Dance of the Bukidnon of Mindanao: A Short Introduction.Filipino Association of Berlin. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Buenconsejo, Jose Semblante. Songs and Gifts at the Frontier: Person and Exchange in the Agusan Manobo Possession Ritual, Philippines. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Butocan, Aga Mayo. Palabunibunyan: A Repertoire of Musical Pieces for the Maguindanaon Kulintangan. Manila: Philippine Women's University, 1987.

Cabalquinto, Luis. “Musikal (poem).Our Own Voice July 2002. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Cabanban, Evelyn F. Himig: A Collection of Philippine Folk Songs. Quezon City, Philippines: Tawid Publications, 1994.

Cadar, Usopay Hamdag. Context and Style in the Vocal Music of the Muranao in Mindanao, Philippines. Iligan City, Philippines: Coordination Center for Research and Development, 1980.

Caruncho, Eric S. Punks, Poets, Poseurs: Reportage on Pinoy Rock & Roll. Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil Publishing, 1996.

Caruncho, Eric S. and Benedicto Cabrera. Bencab’s Rock Sessions. Pasig City, Philippines: The Crucible Workshop, 1995.

Chan, Jose Mari. Words & Music. Manila: Jose Marie Chan, 2003.

Clewley, John. “Pinoy Rockers.” In World Music: Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia and Pacific, Volume 2, by Simon Broughton, Mark Ellingham, and Richard Trillo. London: Rough Guides Ltd, 2000.

Contemporary Music by Mindanao Artists.Our Own Voice Issue April 2011. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Cruz, Noel. “Mga Lumang Violin (short story).Our Own Voice April 2005. Accessed August 9, 2012.

De Leon, Gerry. “Isang Kundiman.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

De Vera, Ruel. “Moonlight Sonata (poem).” Our Own Voice February 2008. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Eugenio, Damiana L. The Folk Songs. Manila: De La Salle University Press, 1996.

Factora, Miriam B. Musical Folk Games of Manila. S.l.: s.n., 1995.

Folk Music, Dances & Games: Western Mindanao. Zamboanga City, Philippines: Dept. of Education, Culture and Sports, Region IX, Western Mindanao, 1989.

Garcia, Jing. Tikman ang Langit: An Anthology on the Eraserheads. Manila: Visual Print Enterprises, 2006.

Gatela, Mark. “Profile: Pepe Smith.Our Own Voice December 2005. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Pinoise Pop 7: Asian American Music FestivalGonzalvez, Theo. “Filipino Jazz Retrospective: Novemberly Liner Notes.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 21, 2012.

__________. “Novemberly (music CD).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

__________. “This next song is for everybody that loves me: Listening to Juan dela Cruz.” Our Own Voice December 2005. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Grefalda, Reme. “Brightman Before the Endnote (poem).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

__________. “Last One to Know: Music Review.Our Own Voice August 2008. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Gundaya, Asela Hazel T. The Song of Tampopo. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Book Publishing, 2009.

Gutierrez, Chin-Chin. “Uyayi: First Songs (music CD).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Gutierrez, Maria Colina. The Cebuano Balitao and How it Mirrors Visayan Culture and Folklife. Cebu City, Philippines: University of San Carlos, 1961.

Hornedo, Florentino H. Laji: Anu Maddaw ka mu Lipus, An Ivatan Folk Lyric Tradition. Manila: UST Pub. House, 1997.

Igloria, Luisa. “Auit/Song (poem).Our Own Voice August 2006. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Japitana, Norma L. The Superstars of Pop. Manila: Makati Trade Times Publishing Company, 1982.

Kapauan-Gaerlan, Victoria. “Awit sa Mandaragat (poem).” Our Own Voice December 2005.

Kilates, Marne L. “Song of the Lapsed Beachcomber (poem).” Our Own Voice December 2003. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino. Mga awiting-bayan sa Isla ng Panay: Mga Tumandok nga Ambahanon sang Isla sang Panay. Manila: Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 2004.

Kulintang and Kudyapiq [sound recording]: Gong Ensemble and Two-String Lute among the Magindanaon in Mindanao, Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines: UP College of Music, 1989.

Kundiman at Iba pa: A Compilation of Kundiman Pieces, Filipino Classical Love Songs and Songs Promoting Positive Values. Manila: Likhawit Enterprises, 1994.

Lumanug, Edwin. Serenata: A Treasury of Kapampangan Songs: Traditional Songs Contributed by the Common Folk of the Kapampangan Region. Angeles City, Philippines: Juan D. Nepomuceno Center for Kapampangan Studies, Holy Angel University, 2009.

Magdamo, Priscilla V. Folk Songs: Songs of the Visayas, vol. 4. Dumaguete City, Philippines: Silliman Music Foundation, Inc., 1958.

Magwili, Dom. “University ‘Cultural Night’: the new skunk works of Asian American Theatre.Our Own Voice December 2008. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Manuel, E. Arsenio. Harvests of Songs: Constituting the Manuvu' Tuwaang Epic Cycle. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines, 1999.

__________. Toward an Inventory of Philippine Musical Instruments: A Checklist of the Heritage from Twenty-three Ethnolinguistic Groups. Quezon City, Philippines: Asian Studies, 1978.

__________. Tuwaang Attends a Wedding: The Second Song of the Manuvu' Ethnoepic Tuwaang. Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 1975.

Maranan, Diego Silang. “at the piano (poem).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012. .

Maranan, Ed. The Google Song and Other Rhymes for Our Times. Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil Publishing, 2011.

Mebuyan. Mga Kwentong Bata (music CD). Davao City, Philippines: Mebuyan Peace Project, Inc., 2007.

Mercado, Leonardo N. Dancing with the Music: Missionary Spirituality as Experienced with the Indigenous Peoples and Communities in the Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines: Institute of Spirituality in Asia, 2008.

Philip Dominguez Mercurio. Exhibit: Traditional Music of the Southern Philippines: ETHS 545. Accessed August 19, 2012.

Miraflor, Norma. Remembered Songs and Other Stories. Quezon City, Philippines: University of the Philippines Press, 2002.

Mirano, Elena Rivera. Ang mga Tradisyonal na Musikang Pantinig sa Lumang Bauan, Batangas. Manila: National Commission on Culture and the Arts, 1997.

Montreal, Lani. “Sister Outlaw (play).Our Own Voice June 2005. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Mora, Manolete. Myth, Mimesis and Magic in the Music of the T'boli, Philippines. Quezon City, Philippines: Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2005.

Musée d'Ethnographie de Genève. “Audio Clips: Traditional Music of the Philippines.” Accessed July 21, 2012.

Nezhukumatathil, Aimee. “Falling Thirds (poem).Our Own Voice January 2005. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Nolledo, Wilfrido D.  “Harana (story).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Nono, Grace and Bob Aves. Marino: Hanunuo Mangyan Music and Chanted Poetry. Quezon City, Philippines: Tao Music, 1998.

O’ Bajo, Kenth and Albert F. Alejo. Meme na Mindanaw: A Lullaby for Peace. Davao City, Philippines: Mindanawon Initiatives for Cultural Dialogue, 2007.

Ordonez, Sedfrey A. Ang Bayan Ko at Lupa: Awit ng Diwa. Quezon City, Philippines: Megabooks, 2005.

Otto, Steven Walter. The Muranao Kakolintang: An Approach to the Repertoire. Iligan City, Philippines: Coordination Center for Research and Development, MSU-Iligan Institute of Technology, 1985.

Our Own Voice Music Issue, No. 38, August 2012.

Palazo, Enriqueta Dayao. Instrumentong Pangmusika sa Katimugang Pilipinas: Sulu, Maguindanao, Lanao, Tawi-Tawi. Manila: Rex Book Store, 1982.

Pasyon [sound recording]: An Oratorio Based on the Philippine Lenten Chant. Makati City, Philippines: Bookmark Audio, 1996.

Pfeiffer, William R. Indigenious, Folk, Modern Filipino Music. Dumaguete City, Philippines: Silliman Music Foundation, 1975.

Philclassic’s Filipiniana Music Archive.Youtube. Accessed July 21, 2012.

PiNoise Pop 7: Filipino/American Live Music Festival.Bindlestiff Studio. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Prudente, Felicidad A., ed. Palabunibunyan: A Repertoire of Musical Pieces for the Maguindanaon Kulintangan. Manila: Philippine Women’s University, 1987.

Quirino, Richie. Contemporary Jazz in the Philippines: 1970 to the year 2010. Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil Publishing, 2011.

__________. Mabuhay Jazz: Jazz in Postwar Philippines. Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil Publishing, 2008.

Rizal, Jose P. “Kundiman (poem).Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

RocKapampangan [sound recording]: The Birth of Philippine Kapampangan Rock. Angeles City, Philippines: Holy Angel University Center for Kapampangan Studies, 2008.

Romero, Lissa G. “Song of the Babaylan (poem).Our Own Voice August 2010. Accessed August 9, 2012.

Shey, Stephen Y.S. “Bayan Ko, My Country.Our Own Voice December 2010. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Sicat, Sonia S. Chavacano Folk Music-Literary Pieces: A Spanish Progeny. Zamboanga City, Philippines: Western Mindanao State University, 2003.

__________________. Songs of Liberation and Struggle. Interpreted by Rica Nepomuceno and Aries Caces, music by Danny Fabella and Levy Abad, Jr. IBON Foundation, Inc. Compact Disc.

Songs of Love & Struggle [sound recording]: From Andres Bonifacio to Jose Maria Sison. Manila: J. de Lima, 2005.

Stephen Shey: Concert-Cultural Artist.Our Own Voice December 2003. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Stephen Y. S. Shey. Acton, MA and Washington, D.C.: Shey Studio & QBd Ink, Friends of the Performing Artist, 2004.

Tabios, Eileen. “from “ ; SONG IS SUBJECTIVE” ; THE EMBODIMENT OF LANGUAGE  (poem).Our Own Voice December 2005. Accessed July 22, 2012.

__________. “from “ ; SONG IS SUBJECTIVE” ; THIN MUSIC (poem).Our Own Voice December 2005. Accessed July 22, 2012.

__________. “from “ ; SONG IS SUBJECTIVE” ; UNPLAYED PIANO MUSIC (poem).Our Own Voice December 2005. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Tagalian Merriness.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

The Mebuyan Peace Project.Our Own Voice December 2006. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Undersong: a litany of voices from poets in the Filipino Diaspora.Our Own Voice July 2004. Accessed July 22, 2012.

Viesca, Victor Hugo. “With Style: Filipino Americans and the Making of American Urban Culture.Our Own Voice January 2003. Accessed July 21, 2012.

Wein, Clement. Magindanao Folksongs: Songs of Life. Cebu City, Philippines: Folklore Studies Program, University of San Carlos, 1985.

Ylagan, Flora A. Mga Awiting Bayan ng Tagalog. Manila: Bureau of Print, 1939.

back to toptop



powered by
FreeFind
  poems | essays | stories | portrait of an artist | bibliography
from the editor's laptop | welcome reader | books | frontispiece
archives | index to issues | readers | about us
| current issue |