Salidumay (Folk Song)

Salidumay is an indigenous folk song associated with the Igorot and Kalinga natives of the Cordillera Mountains in the northern part of the Philippines.

Continue reading “Salidumay (Folk Song)”

BALITAW, the Visayan folksong

The balitaw is the song traditionally associated with the Visayas region in the same way the kundiman and kumintang are associated with ancient Tagalog music.

Continue reading “BALITAW, the Visayan folksong”

Rosas Pandan (Song)

This popular song is in Cebuano, not Tagalog.

Continue reading “Rosas Pandan (Song)”

Usahay (Song)

Usahay is not a word in Tagalog, but Cebuano, another Philippine language. It means ‘sometimes.’

Here is a Visayan love song titled Usahay.

Continue reading “Usahay (Song)”

Pasayawa Ko Day (Visayan Song)

Please note that this song is in Visayan, not Tagalog.

Continue reading “Pasayawa Ko Day (Visayan Song)”

Dandansoy (Visayan Song)

A popular Visayan folk song is Dandansoy. Note that this is not a Tagalog song. The Visayan language in which Dandansoy is most often sung is Hiligaynon Bisaya, also known as Ilonggo.

Continue reading “Dandansoy (Visayan Song)”

Sarung Banggi (Bicolano Song)

Sarung Bangi Lyrics and Recording

Continue reading “Sarung Banggi (Bicolano Song)”

Dalawidaw (Hiligaynon Song)

Dalawidaw is a song in Ilonggo, the Hiligaynon language. It was penned in the early 20th century by Augurio Abeto, a congressman from the Philippine province of Iloilo.


Continue reading “Dalawidaw (Hiligaynon Song)”