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INSTRUMENTAL

MUSIC OF LUZON
P R E PA R E D B Y :
T R I C I A V I D U YA C AVA N E S
SAKURA
 A traditional Japanese folk song
portraying spring – the season of
cherry blossoms.
It representative Japanese song often
performed in international settings.
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC OF
LUZON

The instrumental music in the Philippines has significant


functions to the different activities of the Filipinos. There were
different groups or ensembles that existed since the nineteenth
century. They were grouped according to the type of materials
used for the instruments.
The creativity of the Filipinos is recognized in the creation of the
instrumental ensemble. Bamboos, wood, metal, copper and
brass are some of the materials used in the instruments; each
produced a unique and distinguished sound quality.
ANTONIO J. MOLINA
(DECEMBER 26, 1894- JANUARY 29, 1980)

He was an educator, composer, and musician.


Proclaimed a National Artist in Music in 1973.
He was known as the “Claude Debussy of the
Philippines.”
Due to his use of impressionism in music.
RONDALLA
One of the prominent forms of music
accompaniment is the instrumental music
performed by a brass band or a native-
stringed band, the Rondalla.
Otherwise, the Rondalla, known as
comparsa.
INSTRUMENTS OF THE
RONDALLA

The Rondalla instruments have commonalities in terms of


physical appearance.
The Banduria, Laud, and Octavina have the same number of
strings. They consist of six sets of strings with a total of fourteen.
Each with one, two or three string/s tuned in interval of fourths.
The purpose of the doubling or tripling of strings is to produce
better sound and to increase tone volume.
The guitar and bajo de unas have the different number of
strings.
INSTRUMENTS OF THE
RONDALLA
BANDURIA
•It is a pear-shaped plucked
instrument with a round sound
hole at the center.
•It plays the melody as well as
ornamental passages
LAUD
• It is a plectrum-plucked instrument.
• It plays the second voice and is tuned an
octave lower than to the Banduria.
• The design it has is similar to the
banduria, but it has a larger neck and two
f-holes.
OCTAVINA
• It is like a small guitar with a shorter neck.
• It supplements the rondalla music by
giving passages or counterpoint for
harmonic effects
• The octavina and laud have the same
tuning. It is also one octave lower than the
banduria.
GUITAR
• It has six strings with a long fretted neck.
• It has a flat back and is curved at the sides.
• The fingerboard has from eighteen to twenty
frets separated by metal transverse strips.
• The frets function is for the finger placemensts
of the player.
BAJO DE UÑAS
• It is also called “double bass/bassviol/
contrabass.”
• The largest rondalla instrument.
• Its shape is similar to the violin with f-sound
holes.
• Produces the fundamental ground tones to the
music.
• It had has four strings.
EPIFANIO DE LOS SANTOS
(APRIL 7, 1871-APRIL 18,1928)

• One of the three great Filipino guitarists.


• Along with him was Fernando Canon, a
revolutionary hero and Guillermo Estrella
Tolentino, National Artist for Sculpture in
1973.
• The EDSA was named after him.
BAND
• Either brass or marching band
• Composed of three sections namely, the
woodwind, the brasswind and the
percussion.
• It was popularized during the twentieth
century.
BAND
• The world-famous Philippine Constabulary
Band founded by Walter H. Loving on 1902
had an initial membership of thirty
selected musicians.
• It was later renamed the Philippine Army
Band.
MUSIKONG BUMBONG

•A group of musicians who


played different musical
instruments made mostly
from bamboos.
ANGKLUNG ENSEMBLE

•A bamboo instrument originating


from Indonesia. It consists of two
or more bamboo tubes tuned in
octaves and hung from a frame
above a slotted resonator tube.
PANGKAT KAWAYAN

•A bamboo orchestra
popularly known as the
“Singing Bamboos of the
Philippines.”
TIPLES

•Young chorus boy soprano who


are trained and sustained by
important parishes such as the
Las Piñas and Sto.Domingo
churches.
MARCELO ADONAY
(FEBRUARY 6, 1848-FEBRUARY 8,1928)

•He was a Filipino composer,


organist, conductor and music
teacher.
•Also known as the “Prince of
Philippine Church Music”. And the
“Palestrina of the Philippines.”