Taliesin's Songbook / Caneuon Taliesin - CD


 

£10.30

TCR031
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An exploration of Welsh song of the 20th and 21st Centuries, featuring performances of songs by a range of prominent Welsh artists written / arranged by Dilys Elwyn-Edwards (1918-2012), Alun Hoddinott (1929-2008), Arwel Hughes (1909-88), E.T.Davies (1878-1969), Grace Williams (1906-77), William Mathias (1934-92), Morfydd Owen (1891-1918) & Meirion Williams (1901-76) & contemporary composers Dafydd Bullock, Mark Bowden, Rhian Samuel, Gareth Glyn & Huw Watkins. Recorded at Tŷ Cerdd Studios Cardiff, May-December 2019.

Elwyn-Edwards, Dilys - Caneuon Natur (Y Mynydd, Delian & Nos o Haf) & Cloths of Heaven, The {Gwisg Nefoedd} - Rebecca Evans (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Hoddinott, Alun, arr. - Pedoli, Pedoli & Cysga di, fy Mhlentyn Tlws [Four Welsh Songs op. 38: nos. 3 & 2] - Rebecca Evans (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Hoddinott, Alun, arr. - Medieval Carol {Y Gelynnen / The Holly} [Four Welsh Songs op. 38: no. 2] - Gareth Brynmor John (baritone) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Hughes, Arwel - Nid oes un foment & Mae ‘mron yn dyner [Menna] – Susan Bullock (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Bullock, Dafydd - Crib Goch [Caneuon y Mynyddoedd] - Susan Bullock (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Davies, E.T. - Ynys y Plant - Susan Bullock (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Bowden, Mark - The Soul Candle (One day, feeling hungry, Drought & Spring) - Gareth Brynmor John (baritone) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Samuel, Rhian - Yr Alarch - Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano)

Glyn, Gareth - Hymn to the Virgin - Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) + Catrin Finch (harp)

Williams, Grace - The Loom {Y Gwydd} - Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Watkins, Huw - Eyes look into the well [Three Auden Songs] - Elgan Llŷr Thomas (tenor) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Mathias, William - Pan Oeddwn Fachgen op. 49 - Elgan Llŷr Thomas (tenor) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Owen, Morfydd - Slumber Song of the Madonna & Gweddi y Pechadur - Natalya Romaniw (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)

Williams, Meirion – Gwynfyd - Natalya Romaniw (soprano) + Andrew Matthews-Owen (piano)