2. NATIONAL ARTIST
• is an honorary title issued by some states as a
highest recognition of artists for their significant
contributions to the cultural heritage of the nation.
An equivalent title, People's Artist, has been known
in countries of the former Eastern Bloc and is also
commonly translated as "National Artist".
3. NATIONAL ARTIST
• The pinnacle of artistic achievement in the
Philippines is when you are named a National
Artist. This is the reward given to the best and
brightest of the nation’s artists—those who have
truly given their lives to their art across decades
and, in so doing, have kept our arts dynamic and
true to the soul of our people.
4. NATIONAL ARTIST
• This honor is bestowed by the President of the Philippines
upon the recommendations of the National Commission
for Culture and Arts (NCCA) and the Cultural Center of
the Philippines (CCP). The National Artist award was
created through the Presidential Proclamation No. 1001,
signed by then President Ferdinand E. Marcos on April
5. CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IN
• According to the Department of Education’s K to 12
material Horizons Grade 10 Learner’s Materials –
Music and Arts Appreciation for Young Filipinos
• refers to compositions that have adopted ideas and
elements from 20th century art music in the west, as
well as the latest trends and musical styles in the
6. IS CONTEMPORARY MUSIC LESS FILIPINO?
•Filipinos are a melting pot of cultures and
genetics that include Spanish, American,
Indon, Malay and Chinese, as well as
8. 1989 NATIONAL ARTIST FOR MUSIC
LUCRECIA R. KASILAG
• a music educator and new music composer
who was named National Artist for Music
1989. Her sample works are Toccata for
Winds, Divertissement and Concertante—
works that integrate indigenous Filipino
musical instruments into their composition.
10. ANTONIO J. MOLINA
(1894 – 1980)
• a music educator and 20th century traditional
composer. He was the first National Artist for
Music, date conferred in 1973. His sample
works were Misa Antoniana Grand Festival
Mass and Ang Batingaw.
22. LEVI CELERIO
• , a prolific lyricist and 20th century song composer who
was named National Artist for Music and Literature in
1997. His sample works are O Maliwanag na
Buwan (Iloko), Ako ay May Singsing (Pampango)
and Alibangbang (Visayan). He is notable as the only
person to make music using just a leaf, a feat recorded in
the Guinness Book of World Records.
26. ERNANI J. CUENCO
•a 20th century song composer who was
named National Artist for Music
posthumously in 1999. His sample works
are Nahan, Kahit na Magtiis and Diligin
Mo ng Hamog ang Uhaw na Lupa.