Four Sound Murals: Banwa, Aguyoy, InAYTA, Patangis-Buwaya: Jonas Baes

Performed by the musicians from the UP College of Music, Jonas Baes’ "Four Sound Murals: Banwa, Aguyoy, InAYTA, Patangis-Buwaya" can be heard and witnessed on 2015 February 12, 19, 26, and March 5 from 4pm to 5pm at the Jorge Vargas Museum. In these performances, Baes invites audience members to be a part of the music he composed by giving them each a "Peace" chime for their instrument. The title of the pieces can be roughly translated into English as Imagined Community (Banwa), Killed or Murdered (InAYTA), Gentle Wind (Aguygoy), and The Crocodile Weeps (Patangis-Buwaya).
Jonas Baes is a ethnomusicologist, writer, composer who actively researches and extensively writes about Filipino music which was published in Australian, German, Japanese, South Korean, Filipino, and American publications. He also has been honored several awards and recognition some of which are CCP-LFC Composition Prize (1980, for Awit ng Ibon), Hall of Fame Award for best research at the University of the Philippines, Gawad Chancellor para sa Pinakamahusay na Mananaliksik (2001–03), and Nippon Foundation Senior Fellowship for Asian Public Intellectuals (2008–09)