Php 30 per copy

Bituing Marikit

Publisher: Villar Records

Title Details
  • Bituing Marikit
  • [Place of publication not identified]Villar Records0
  • 33 1/3 rpm
  • Danza
  • Light Classical
  • American Period
  • F minor - F major
Material Type
  • MU
  • Music
  • Immortal Kundiman of the Philippines
Time Period Of Content
  • Time period code - 1926
Main Entry
  • Personal name - Rosal, Conching
  • Relator term - singer
Title Statement
  • Title - Bituing Marikit
  • Statement of responsibility, etc - Conching Rosal
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
General Note
  • General note - In the sweeping rhythm of a danza, the song depicts a passionate lover who compares the beloved to an "unreachable star shining in the night of life," who begs "to be thrown a ray of light, or be allowed to drink from the pure stream of love." Composed by Abelardo for the Tagalog sarswela "Dakilang Punglo" (Magnificent Bullet). (From the CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art., vol. 6, p. 230)
Local Note - Side/track Note
  • Side Note - B
  • Track Note - 2
  • Movie scoring Note - Used in the movie “Bituing Marikit” (1937) by Carlos Tolosa, starring Elsa Oria. Released by Sampaguita Pictures.
Local Note - Composer
  • Composer note - Abelardo, Nicanor Santa Ana
  • Composer write up note - The master and most famous composer of kundimans earned his teacher’s certificate in science and composition from the University of the Philippines Conservatory of Music. He went on to receive his bachelor and master of music degrees from the Chicago Musi
  • Composer date of death - 21/3/1934
  • Composer place of birth - San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan
Local Note - Lyricist
  • Lyricist's name - De los Angeles, Servando
  • Lyricist's date of death - 1972
Index Termgenre/form
  • Genre/form data or focus term - Songs of Love and Courtship
Local Note - Form Name
  • Form Name - Danza
Local Note - Style Name
  • Style Name - Light Classical
Local Note - Historical Period
  • Historical Period - American Period
Local Note - Mode Name
  • Mode Name - F minor - F major
Personal Name
  • Personal name - Abelardo, Nicanor Santa Ana
  • Relator term - composer
  • Personal name - De los Angeles, Servando
  • Relator term - lyricist
Uniform Title
  • Uniform title - Immortal Kundiman of the Philippines
Host Item Entry
  • Title - Immortal Kundiman of the Philippines

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