Composers(Foriegn & Filipino)


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  • On the occasion of the 60th Founding Anniversary of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, the YES Program under the leadership of the Provincial Governor, Atty. Rolando E. Yebes, will sponsor the 1st ZaNorte Pop Music Festival, Cebuano and English Song Writing Contest with the theme: Beautiful ZaNorte: A Must go tourist destination and a place to be called home.

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Composers(Foriegn & Filipino)

  1. 1. <ul><li>Famous Filipino Composers </li></ul>
  2. 2. Fredie Aguilar -Ferdinand Pascual Aguilar -February 5, 1953 (age 55)  -Singer-songwriter -Watawat Band -Electrical Engineering at De Guzman Institute of Technology -known works: “anak”, “Bulag, Pipi at Bingi,” “Magdalena”, “Olongapo,” “Trabaho,” and “Estudyante Blues.” -“Bayan Ko” (theme song of anti-Marcos protesters ) -awards: Cecil Awards for Folk Vocal Performance, Asia Star Award from the Korea
  3. 3. Joey Ayala <ul><li>-a contemporary pop music artist </li></ul><ul><li>-Songwriter and columnist </li></ul><ul><li>-an Economics graduate of the Ateneo de Davao University </li></ul><ul><li>-combines the sounds of Filipino ethnic instruments with modern pop music. </li></ul><ul><li>-uses indigenous string instruments and modern instruments like electric guitar, bass guitar and drums </li></ul><ul><li>-known works: “tabi po”, &quot;Walang Hanggang Paalam&quot; , &quot;Wala Nang Tao Sa Santa Filomena.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>-Awards:Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Award for Social Artistry, Datu Bago Award,TOYM </li></ul>
  4. 4. Apo Hiking Society  <ul><li>-Apolinario Mabini Hiking Society </li></ul><ul><li>-famous group was organized in 1969 </li></ul><ul><li>-originaly composed of 13 members </li></ul><ul><li>-ateneo de manila highschool </li></ul><ul><li>-Daniel “Danny” Javier, 57, Jaime Ramon “Jim” Paredes, 53; and Jose “Boboy” Garovillo, 53. -distinct Filipino culture and style </li></ul><ul><li>-known works:“Mahirap Magmahal ng Syota ng Iba,” “Pumapatak ang Ulan,” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Nakapagtataka”, “doobidoo” </li></ul><ul><li>-awards:The Best Group “cited by the Awit Awards” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ely Buendia <ul><li>-Eleandre Basiño Buendía </li></ul><ul><li>-born November 2, 1970- </li></ul><ul><li>-University of the Philippines, Diliman </li></ul><ul><li>-writer and musician who gained fame as guitarist, songwriter, and lead vocalist in the popular Pinoy rock band </li></ul><ul><li>-Eraserheads, The Mongols, Pupil, </li></ul><ul><li>-known works: “Pare ko”, “Ang huling El Bimbo”, “Ligaya” </li></ul><ul><li>-&quot;The Beatles of the Philippines&quot; </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gary Granada <ul><li>-born in 1960 in Maco Davao (Compostela Valley) </li></ul><ul><li>-finished valedictorian at Maco Heights and Maryknoll schools. </li></ul><ul><li>-Metallurgical Engineering, University of the Philippines (kicked out of U.P. and has no college diploma) </li></ul><ul><li>-known works: “Dam”, “Bahay”, “Mabuti pa sila” </li></ul><ul><li>-works as voice and on-cam talent for PCIJ, DED,ABS-CBN, PROCESS, GMA Network and Ad Agencies </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>World renowned Foreign Composers </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart <ul><li>-Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart </li></ul><ul><li>-27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791 </li></ul><ul><li>-Salzburg, Austria </li></ul><ul><li>-prolific and influential Austrian composer of the Classical era </li></ul><ul><li>-more than 600 composition </li></ul><ul><li>-known works: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K. 491, the Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ludwig van Beethoven <ul><li>-16 December 1770 – 26 March 1827 </li></ul><ul><li>-born in Bonn, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>-a German composer and pianist. </li></ul><ul><li>-was a crucial figure in the transitional period between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western classical music. </li></ul><ul><li>-remains one of the most respected and influential composers of all time. </li></ul><ul><li>-hearing gradually deteriorated, </li></ul><ul><li>-attracted to the ideals of the Enlightenment and by the growing Romanticism in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>-famous work: “the Moonlight Sonata” &quot;Missa Solemnis&quot; </li></ul>
  10. 10. George Frideric Handel <ul><li>-23 February 1685 -14 April 1759 </li></ul><ul><li>-German-born Baroque composer </li></ul><ul><li>-famous for his operas, oratorios and concerti grossi. </li></ul><ul><li>-spent most of his adult life in England </li></ul><ul><li>-skilful performer on the harpsichord and pipe organ </li></ul><ul><li>-at nine he began to compose music. </li></ul><ul><li>-42 operas, 120 cantatas, trios and duets , 29 oratorios </li></ul><ul><li>-famous work: the Messiah oratorio , &quot;The Cuckoo and the Nightingale&quot; </li></ul>
  11. 11. Johann Sebastian Bach <ul><li>-31 March 1685 - July 1750 </li></ul><ul><li>-born in Eisenach, Saxe-Eisenach, Germany </li></ul><ul><li>-German composer and organist </li></ul><ul><li>-St. Michael's School in Lüneburg, </li></ul><ul><li>-legacy: to emerge the classical style </li></ul><ul><li>-famous work: Brandenburg concertos ; the Goldberg Variations ; </li></ul><ul><li>-considered to be one of the greatest composers in the Western tradition. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Johannes Brahms <ul><li>-(May 7, 1833 – April 3, 1897 </li></ul><ul><li>-German composer of the Romantic period </li></ul><ul><li>- born in Hamburg , Germany </li></ul><ul><li>-often considered among the greatest and most influential composers of all time. </li></ul><ul><li>-mostly playing the horn and double bass </li></ul><ul><li>-studied piano from the age of seven </li></ul><ul><li>-became a proficient choral and orchestral conductor. </li></ul><ul><li>-famous works: Piano Concerto No. 1 & 2 </li></ul><ul><li>-maintained a Classical sense of form and order in his works </li></ul>
  13. 13. Frédéric Chopin <ul><li>-1 March 1810 – 17 October 1849 </li></ul><ul><li>-Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of the Romantic period </li></ul><ul><li>-born in Warsaw, Poland </li></ul><ul><li>-widely regarded as the greatest Polish composer </li></ul><ul><li>-ranks as one of music's greatest tone poets </li></ul><ul><li>-regarded as a child-prodigy pianist </li></ul><ul><li>-All Chopin's works involve the piano </li></ul><ul><li>-famous work: Étude Op. 10, No. 12, Valse in D-flat major, Minute Waltz , Op. 64, No. 1 </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Thank you for listening </li></ul>