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Nicanor Abelardo

Nicanor Santa Ana Abelardo (February 7, 1893 – March 21, 1934) was a Filipino composer known for his kundiman songs, especially before the Second World War.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1893 (San Miguel), Died March 21st, 1934

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26947 10-in. 10/10/1922 Amorosa Orquesta Internacional Orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-53891 10-in. 6/28/1929 Mutya ñg Pasig Nati de Arellano Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-55122 10-in. 7/12/1929 Nasaan ka irog? Nati de Arellano Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-63822 10-in. 8/26/1930 Halika ... magandang mestiza Pacita De Tavera Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63823 10-in. 8/26/1930 Sa guintong panaguinip Pacita De Tavera Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63824 10-in. 8/26/1930 Umago Pacita De Tavera Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63826 10-in. 8/26/1930 Pagibig na walang hangan Horacio Morelos ; Enriqueta Villar Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63838 10-in. 8/27/1930 Sa pugad ng pag-giliw Florentino Ballecer ; Leonora Reyes Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63842 10-in. 8/27/1930 Ayo kong ayo ko Florentino Ballecer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63853 10-in. 8/28/1930 Walang palad sa paggiliw Estrella Ferrer ; Horacio Morelos Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63854 10-in. 8/28/1930 Ang puso koy nalulumbay María Llamas ; Horacio Morelos Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63887 10-in. 8/30/1930 Anong sarap mong umibig Leonora Reyes ; Florentino Tapia Dramatic dialogue, with instrumental ensemble author  
Victor BVE-63888 10-in. 8/30/1930 Hoy hoy Germán San José Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63906 10-in. 9/1/1930 Ayaw sa pusa Florentino Ballecer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63907 10-in. 9/1/1930 Ang babae kung pangit Florentino Ballecer Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-63923 10-in. 9/2/1930 Taong bayang Florentino Ballecer ; Dionisia Del Rosario Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-63924 10-in. 9/2/1930 Ako po ay may manika Florentino Ballecer ; Dionisia Del Rosario Female-male vocal duet, with dialogue and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-022604 10-in. 4/20/1938 Ang mutya ñg pasig Jovita Fuentes Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W147763 10-in. 1/9/1929 Nasaan ka irog? Ernesto Vallejo Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W95185 10-in. 1926 or 1927 Kundiman ng luha Jose Mossegeld Santiago Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Abelardo, Nicanor," accessed September 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106475.

Abelardo, Nicanor. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106475.

"Abelardo, Nicanor." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106475

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