Kundiman is the term used to refer to the uber sweet Tagalog love songs. Kundiman songs are characterized with slow tempo, sweet Tagalog lyrics and the topic is about love. It is used to woo Filipinas in an event called harana. Usually, the crooner in a kundiman song is accompanied by an acoustic guitar. Some of the famous kundiman's sang since time immemorial are:
Kundiman songs are classic. Until now, there are being sung-- in their original version or as a revival. Many Filipino plays use kundiman in the songs that they sing. Kundiman songs are indeed the Filipino's treasure.
We will be featuring a lot of kundiman songs here at http://www.tagalogsongs.org. Use the search function to find them. Indulge and witness the how genius the Filipinos are in music writing.
Filipinos are always known to be artistic, musically and visually. Their craft can be seen all over the world. Filipino voices have been heard all over the world through various artists like Charice Pempenco, Bruno Mars, Arnel Pineda and many more. Tagalog songs are also famous. They are sung by various singers all over the world to show Filipino pride or simply just for fun.
Tagalog the major dialect in the Philippines. It was once the national language of the Philippines until it was changed to Filipino, a lingua franca or a conglomeration of the different dialects in the Philippines. Although Tagalog is no longer the national Language of the Filipinos, it still composes the majority of the words in the Filipino language.
Tagalog formerly being the national language, not to mention being widely spoken, many Filipino songwriters wrote their musical masterpieces in Tagalog. Kundiman is the name of traditional Filipino love songs. Before, there are not much genres in Tagalog music. But now, there are as many genres in Tagalog songs as there are in songs in any other dialect.
Here in http://www.tagalogsongs.org, you can listen, download, sing along, know the lyrics of Tagalog songs you always loved. Happy listening and "mabuhay ang musikang Filipino!"