Music is a great way to learn vocabulary in a new language. Lyrics can be poetic , forlorn , romantic , inspirational or funny. Listening to songs dating back across different time periods helps you understand the origins of some of the new music on the market. Why practise a language through music? Music makes things more memorable ; you probably remember learning the alphabet by singing the ABC song! If you speak French on an intermediate or advanced level , these songs are ideal to make you practise your listening skills! A step further would be to try singing these songs yourself!
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Music is something everyone can enjoy. However, because of culture and other elements, some songs can become incredibly popular in one part of the world but would be called noise pollution in another. This is definitely true for the Philippines, where I live. I grew up during a time when radio stations would blare out incredibly popular songs from all over the world. Okay, this is partially true because some foreign songs that became smash hits in the country never became popular anywhere else. With that in mind, here are just five oh yes, there are more songs that became hugely successful in the Philippines….
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 ".