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Word: kundiman

Source of Term: Filipino Heritage vol. 8

Language: Tagalog

Category: Repertoire/form

Description: A typical love song. It reflects the extremely sentimental nature of the people.

The word “kundiman”, like the “madrigal” was at first applied only to the verse and then to
the music itself. Kundiman as a form is usually written in ¾ meter, slow in tempo and in a minor key.
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