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Mainstreaming Original Pilipino Music
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There exists a difference between international Original Pilipino Music (OPM) concerts that cater exclusively to an OFW audience, and those that engage with listeners beyond the Filipino diaspora, where consumer markets are defined not so much by a ...



Bituing Walang Ningning: the differences between the musical and the movie
BusinessWorld Online Edition
A welcomed difference between film and stage was the decision to abandon the movie's English songs and going full OPM (Original Pilipino Music) through the compositions of Willy Cruz. A composer who scored over 100 films, the FAMAS Hall of Famer ...

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Inquirer.net

'La Boheme' recast as Baguio tragedy draws warm applause
Inquirer.net
The group earlier received a standing ovation for a special performance called “The Evolution of Original Pilipino Music” at University of Baguio, which has put up its Conservatory of Music.) Although this Baguio version of “La Boheme” was sung in the ...

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People & Events
Visayan Daily Star (press release)
The musical version of the classic drama features some of the most love Original Pilipino Music hits penned by Willy Cruz, and brings together award-winning stage performs Michael Stuart Williams, Jon Santos and the First lady of Philippine Musical ...

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Yahoo Philippines News

Would you vote for an Original Pilipino Music party list?
Yahoo Philippines News
Yahoo Southeast Asia Newsroom/European Pressphoto Agency) - Noel Cabangon, President of FILSCAP (Filipino Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Inc.) (Ritchie Dongo/European Pressphoto Agency). Does “Congressman Noel Cabangon” ...



A new day for Original Pilipino Music
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RACHEL WITH DAD HAJJI and Ryan Cayabyab at the rehearsals for the PhilPOP finals night on July 14. Photo courtesy of Alynna Velasquez. MANILA, Philippines - The year was 1978. I woke up with a start in my Lolo Eddie's arms as he started jumping up ...

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Philippine Star

One big leap for OPM
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - The cause of Original Pilipino Music (OPM) as well as the country's leading musicians will make one big leap for global recognition when they share one stage at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds on Jan. 30 at 8 p.m.. Called the ...



Washington Post (blog)

Charted: Which music genre has the most loyal fans?
Washington Post (blog)
Do you know what deep orgcore sounds like? How about doomcore, deep Christmas, atmospheric post metal, vegan straight edge, Polynesian pop or Swedish reggae? All of these musical genres are thriving on the Internet, where online streaming services ...



Philippine Star

30 years of The CompanY
Philippine Star
MANILA, Philippines - The country's premier vocal group The CompanY is celebrating 30 glorious years in the music and entertainment arena, and will be staging a major concert at the Solaire's Theatre on June 13. Joining them are industry colleagues ...

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GMA News

Man On The Side: The best of Pinoy indie on vinyl
GMA News
In the inaugural issue of Forbes Philippines magazine, I wrote about how we are in the midst of a major shift in how music is distributed and consumed. Depending on who you ask, the industry is either on its deathbed or is poised for a major resurgence.


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