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Below are past recordings of the Foundation for Filipino Artists, Inc., Rondalla on CD: Mga Katutubong Himig (Native Airs) and Great Philippine-American Artists in New York.

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Mga Katutubong Himig (Native Airs), recorded and released in 1998, commemorates the 100 years of Philippine Independence with its variety of rondalla pieces. The CD Mga Katutubong Himig (Native Airs), recorded and released in 1998, commemorates the 100 years of Philippine Independence with its variety of rondalla pieces.
  1. Pistahan (Festivity) - Traditional
  2. Naraniag A Bulan (The Moon is Beautiful) - Ilocano Folk Song
  3. O Ilaw (Oh Brightness) - Tagalog Serenade
  4. Leron-Leron Sinta (Have Fun, My Love) - Traditional
  5. Sampaguita (National Flower) - Dolores Paterno
  6. Kung Nagsasayaw Kita (When We Dance) - S. S. Suarez
  7. Maalaala Mo Kaya (Will You Remember?) - C. DeGuzman
  8. Pandanggo Ni Neneng (Neneng's Pandanggo Dance) - S. S. Suarez
  9. Sa Dalampasigan (By the Shore) - Traditional
  10. Ilocana Nasudi (Charming Ilocana Girl) - Ilocano Folk Song
  11. Awit Ni Maria Clara (Song of Maria Clara - Felipe Buencamino
  12. Sa Sariling Bayan (In One's Native Land) - P. Tolentino
  13. Mabuhay (Long Live!) - Traditional
  14. Pilipinas (Philippines) - F. P. de Leon

Great Philippine-American Artists in New York CD (2000) The Great Philippine-American Artists in New York CD (2000) showcases the Foundation for Filipino Artists Rondalla's wide range of repertoire from standard classical to old-time favorites. The guest singers are coloratura soprano Lani Misenas and tenor Edwin Santayana. Also joining this musical effort are Heather Manalili (violin), Raquel Poblete (flute), Asa Patrick Mendoza (violin), and Marc Tagle (cello and guitar).
  1. Lead Me Lord, Robert Delgado
  2. Rocka Mah Soul, Wallace Heaton
  3. Sonata No. 2 Op. 121, Schumann
    with Heather Manalili
  4. Morceau de Concours, Gabriel Faure
  5. Ballade Pour Flute et Piano, Frank Martin
    with Raquel Ploblete
  6. O va la jeume Indoue (Indian Bell Song) from "Lakm", Delibes
  7. Ah, fors' lui che l'anima from "La Traviata," Verdi
    with Lani Misenas, Coloratura Soprano
    and Edwin Santayana, Tenor
  8. Meditation on Thais, Massenet
    with Asa Patrick Mendoza
  9. Suite No.5 in C minor - Gigue, Bach
    with Marc Tagle, Cello
  10. La Grima, Francisco Tarrega
  11. Romanza d'Amour, Anonymous
    with Marc Tagle, Guitar
  12. Besame Mucho, Consuelo Velazquez
  13. Somewhere My Love, Maurice Jarre
  14. Spanish Eyes, Charles Singleton
  15. Quando m'en vo from "La Boheme," Giacomo Puccini
  16. Italian Street Song, Victor Hervert
    with Lani Misenas, Coloratura Soprano


National Anthems

Philippine National Anthem (Tagalog)
Julian Felipe

flag of the Philippines

Bayang magiliw
Perlas ng silanganan
Alab ng puso
Sa dibdib mo'y buhay.

Lupang hinirang,
Duyan ka ng magiting
Sa manlulupig
Di ka pasisiil.

Sa dagat at bundok,
Sa simoy at sa langit mong bughaw
May dilag ang tula
At awit sa paglayang minamahal.
Ang kislap ng watawa't mo'y
Tagumpay na nagniningning
Ang bituin at araw niya
Kailan pa ma'y di magdidilim.

Lupa ng araw ng luwalhati't pagsinta
Buhay ay langit sa piling mo
Aming ligaya na pag may mang-aapi
Ang mamatay ng dahil sa iyo.


Philippine National Anthem (English)

flag of the Philippines

Land of the morning,
Child of the sun returning,
With fervor burning,
Thee do our souls adore.

Land dear and holy,
Cradle of noble heroes,
Ne'er shall invaders
Trample thy sacred shores.

Ever within the skies
And through thy clouds and o'er the hills and sea,
Do we behold the radiance,
Feel the throb of glorious liberty.

Thy banner, dear to all our hearts,
It's sun and stars alight,
O never shall its shining field
Be dimmed by tyrants' night!

Beautiful land of love, O land of light,
In thine embrace, 'tis rapture to lie,
But it is glory ever, when thou art wronged,
For us thy sons to suffer and die.


The Star Spangled Banner
American National Anthem
Francis Scott Key

flag of the United States of America

O say! can you see, by the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight
O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming.

And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that the flag was still there
O say! does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.



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