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Mutya ng Pasig

Language: Tagalog

Kung gabing ang buwan 
sa langit ay nakadungaw; 
Tila ginigising ng habagat 
sa kanyang pagtulog sa tubig; 
Ang isang larawang puti at busilak, 
Nalugay ang buhok na animo’y agos; 
Ito ang Mutya ng Pasig, 
Ito ang Mutya ng Pasig. 

Sa kanyang pagsiklot 
sa maputing bula, 
Kasabay ang awit, 
kasabay ang tula: 

Dati akong paraluman 
Sa kaharian ng pag-ibig, 
Ang pag-ibig ng mamatay, 
Naglaho rin ang kaharian. 

Ang lakas ko ay nalipat, 
Sa puso’t dibdib ng lahat; 
Kung nais ninyong ako’y mabuhay, 
Pag-ibig ko’y inyong ibigay

Translation(s): ENG


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Katrina Navarro) , "Pearl of Pasig", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-09-03.

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