Williams, Grace - My Last Duchess: The Songs of Grace Williams - CD


 

£13.25

LNT140
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Welsh singer Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) with Paula Fan (piano/harpsichord) & Rachel Kay Green (harp) in original songs & folksong arrangements by the great Welsh composer Grace Williams (1906-1977). Lontano Records, 2017. BBC Music Magazine 4-star review, Feb.2018.

Williams, Grace - My Last Duchess (1974)

Two 9th Century Welsh Poems (1964): Dref Wen, Y (White Town, The) & Eryr Pengwern (Eagle of Pengwern)

Tarantella (1930)

Thou Art the One Truth (1935)

Red Sun Rises, The [Dark Island, The]

Four Medieval Welsh Poems (1962): Stafell Gynddylan (Cynddylan’s Hall), Hwiangerdd (Lullaby), Boddi Maes Gwynddo (Drowning of Gwynddo’s Plain) & Claddu’r Bardd (Bard’s Burial)

Two Welsh Folk Songs: Jim Cro & Hwian hwi, Fy Mhlentyn Tlws (Hushaby my Pretty One)

Six Welsh Oxen Songs (1937): Llanilltud Fawr (Llantwit Major), Aberhonddu (Brecon), Margam, Ogwr (Ogmore), Merthyr & Saint Athan

Folksong arrangements:

Margoton va t’à l’eau (Belinda Went to the Well) (1949)

Morfa Rhuddlan (The Red Marsh)

Hun Gwenllian (The Little Princess)

Bugeilio’r Gwenith Gwyn (Watching the Wheat)

Dafydd y Garreg Wen (David of the White Rock)

Bore Glas, Y (Early Dawn)

Eneth Ffein Ddu, Yr (Lovely Dark Maid)

Cariad Cyntaf (First Love)

Hiraeth (Longing)

Gwydd, Y (Loom, The)