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Pagsambang Wagas Album Out Today!

The long wait for Musikatha's Pagsambang Wagas album is over as the live recorded praise and worship album hits the market today.

"Every first is not easy. In fact, the very effort to produce this 48-multi-track live recording was in itself a staggering idea to some of our friends in the Christian music recording ministry. Yet Musikatha won't stop at anything short of giving God the best that we could ever give Him. While we admittedly had challenging moments in the post-production of the praise and worship video, I can say that every prayer and hardwork and sacrifice that we put into it was well worth it all. For what we have now is a humble offering of praise unto God that is borne out of our wholehearted love for Him," says Musikatha managing director and lead worshiper Edith Mendoza.

Edith shares that, for the most part, it was the album's post-production that the Musikatha Creative Team found exceptionally challenging.

"We spent a great deal of time in the editing of the video because we earnestly wanted to capture on film the very intimate worship encounter that we had with God during the actual live recording. In our heart of hearts, we pray that people will experience the same glorious encounter when they get to watch it," she muses.

The Pagsambang Wagas album carries 13 all original Tagalog praise and worship songs that are written and interpreted by Musikatha's homegrown songwriters, arrangers, lyricists, and artists.

Songs like Pagsambang Wagas, Sukdulang Biyaya, Sambahin Ka, Salamat Panginoon, and Pinagdiriwang are already being sung in worship services in various churches nationwide.

"Musikatha hopes to play a significant part in our blessed calling as a worshiping nation of the Living God. The best way for us to do this is by producing more praise and worship albums that will bless God and His people. But we are confronted with the reality of piracy, free downloads, free rips, and free online sharing. Thus I want to take this chance to appeal to our brethren to please make sure that you get the original copy of all Christian albums, not just Musikatha's. It goes without saying that your buying the original means our producing more albums, for God's glory and His Kingdom's expansion," she explains.

The Pagsambang Wagas album comes in an audio CD that sells at P250 and a CD-DVD that sells at P399.

For more info, album orders, concert invitations, and music skills training, call Musikatha at (+632) 637.5410, log on to, or like Musikatha (Official Page) on Facebook.

Pagsambang Wagas Album Demo

Isa sa mga awitin na dumaloy bago matapos ang 2010. Salamat sa Diyos na mabuti kahit kailan. Salamat din kay Joanne Amparo-Oliveros na kumanta sa demo na 'to.

Salamat Panginoon
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Musikatha gets Awit Awards nod

Continuing with what is already becoming a tradition, Musikatha makes it to Awit Awards once more!

This year, four of Musikatha songs are nominated in two categories of the prestigious longest-running music award-giving body that is noted as the Philippines' Grammy Awards.

Panatang Makabayani, composed by veteran songwriter Jungee Marcelo and interpreted by artist Jingle Buena, is nominated for the Best World Recording category. Panatang Makabayani is the carrier single of the Musikatha album with the same title.

For the Best Inspirational/Religious Recording category, three of Musikatha's songs made it to the list. These are maestro N. Arnel De Pano's Pilipino, Kaya Mong Gawin, and Musikatha's homegrown multi-talented composer-musician Paul Armesin's May Pag-asa Pa and Dinadalangin Ko. All from Panatang Makabayani Album, the songs are interpreted by Boboy Gracela, Reuben Laurente, and Joanne Rose Amparo-Oliveros respectively.

Ascribing back all the glory to the God who is the Theme of its praise, Musikatha deems its inclusion in the elite list of the Awit Awards nominees as a testament to its passionate commitment to music, art, and life which difference is in its message.

Musikatha, as long-time member of the Philippine Association of the Record Industry, Inc. (PARI), has always been supportive of Awit Awards in its efforts to recognize exceptional works of music and the people working behind it; promote the Philippine music industry, artistry, and legacy; champion music making and production, at par with global trends and excellence; showcase talents in an event dedicated to music; and reinforce the fight against piracy.

Awarding of the 24th Awit Awards winners is yet to be announced.



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