Christi-Anne Castro

in Musical Renderings of the Philippine Nation

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199746408
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199894758 | DOI:

Series: The New Cultural History of Music Series


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This chapter integrates material from the previous chapters, as the diverse nationalist history of the Philippines is celebrated and retold in music during the 1998 Centennial of Philippine independence from Spain. The Philippine Madrigal Singers are revisited, along with several recordings produced with support from the government through the Centennial Commission.

Keywords: centennial; Philippine Madrigal Singers; nationalism; Miss Universe; Mabuhay

Chapter.  3550 words. 

Subjects: Musicology and Music History

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