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Ako'y Isang Ibong Sawi

Publisher: Villar Records

Title Details
  • Ako'y Isang Ibong Sawi
  • [Place of publication not identified]Villar Records0
  • 33 1/3 rpm (10 in)
  • Kundiman
  • American Period
  • A – C minor; B - C major
Material Type
  • MU
  • Music
  • Kundiman (Love Song of the Philippines)
Time Period Of Content
  • Time period code - 0
Main Entry
  • Personal name - Silos, Leopoldo
  • Relator term - singer
Title Statement
  • Title - Ako'y Isang Ibong Sawi
  • Statement of responsibility, etc - Leopoldo Silos
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (imprint)
  • Place of publication, distribution, etc - [Place of publication not identified]
  • Name of publisher, distributor, etc - Villar Records
  • Date of publication, distribution, etc - 0
Physical Description
  • Other physical details - 33 1/3 rpm (10 in)
General Note
  • General note - One day, after being asked by a student why he does not have any compositions, Buencamino invited poet Jose Corazon de Jesus to Oliver Music Store in Calle Carriedo.There, they wrote this kundiman about a man who likens himself to a poor bird, wounded and incapable of flying, wanting the love of a woman who can bring satisfaction to his lonely heart.
Local Note - Side/track Note
  • Side Note - B
  • Track Note - 1
Local Note - Composer
  • Composer note - Buencamino, Juan
  • Composer write up note - Juan Buencamino learned harmony and solfeggio from his grandfather, Fortunato. At the age of eight, he moved to Manila where he studied at the Colegio de Tiples at the Cathedral. He studied piano under Maestro Pedro Eloriaga and Dr. Francisco Santiago in
  • Composer place of birth - San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan
Local Note - Lyricist
  • Lyricist's name - De Jesus, Jose Corazon
Index Termgenre/form
  • Genre/form data or focus term - Songs of Love and Courtship
Local Note - Form Name
  • Form Name - Kundiman
Local Note - Historical Period
  • Historical Period - American Period
Local Note - Mode Name
  • Mode Name - A – C minor; B - C major
Personal Name
  • Personal name - Buencamino, Juan
  • Relator term - composer
  • Personal name - De Jesus, Jose Corazon
  • Relator term - lyricist
Uniform Title
  • Uniform title - Kundiman (Love Song of the Philippines)
Host Item Entry
  • Title - Kundiman (Love Song of the Philippines)

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