Plenty — omnipresence, singability, quotability — but what makes a Filipino love song remarkable amongst all other love songs is hugot. Bear with me. Hugot: to yank out, to pull from deep within. Before the word was appropriated to mean watery slam poetry and Twitter tautology, hugot was the core of the Filipino love song. Lack is its animating, fundamental constituent. The beloved object is far from you, and so you pull the feeling from within yourself with even greater force. Hugot, as a process and not yet the product, is violent.
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Ray is a certified music lover. He was in a choir during his elementary and joined various singing competitions during high school. According to surveys, the Philippines is one of the countries where love and companionship are prominent. Filipinos are the type of people who would always look for songs that relate to their lives. They are obsessed with a certain romantic feeling, which occupies the whole entertainment and media industries in the Philippines. Most of the movies, series, and songs made in the Philippines are about love. Usually, official soundtracks from movies and TV series are the ones that are most popular.
The compositions are often a mixture of different Asian, Spanish , Latin American , American, and indigenous influences. Notable folk song composers include the National Artist for Music Lucio San Pedro , who composed the famous " Sa Ugoy ng Duyan " that recalls about the loving touch of mother to her child. Another composer, the National Artist for Music Antonino Buenaventura , is notable for notating folk songs and dances. Buenaventura composed the music for " Pandanggo sa Ilaw ". Kulintang refers to a racked gong chime instrument played in the southern islands of the Philippines, along with its varied accompanying ensembles.