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What kind of song is “Manang Biday”?
Manang Biday is a folk song. It is an Ilocano courtship song.
What is the tempo? Is it fast, moderate, or slow?
The tempo of the song is moderate (lively).
What is the message of the song?
It is a traditional Filipino courtship serenade called "Harana." The man is asking the lady called Biday to look outside the window and listen to how he sings his heart out for her. This is to show respect and/or interest, the woman opens the window and listen to the serenade.
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