Nobody can give a better musical description of Philippine womanhood than Ruben Tagalog, veteran purveyor of stories with music. Everyone who hears the popular balladeer's exuberant chanting will know why. Ruben is at his powerful best on this Philippine offering that's earmarked for lovers of Filipiniana music everywhere. The Philippine Balitaw, which is a lovely courtship dance popularized in the Tagalog and Visayan regions, is a unique native tempo rarely heard in foreign countries. It is warm and gentle...a lively delight to one's knowledgeable taste for good and enduring music. The twelve balitaws in this well-balanced program, especially the title melody, 'Dalagang Pilipina,' warmly warbled by the smooth-toned Ruben Tagalog. Backed up by the same style instrumentation of fabulous strings which helped put him at the top of popularity charts. Your enthusiasm will run high over this album 'Dalagang Pilipina' - which you will cherish and treasure among your collection of Philippine songs through the years.