Category: Welsh

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Kilvert's Diary
Timothy Davies

Readings from the fascinating and illuminating diary of the Rev. Francis Kilvert
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Children's Singing Games

A wealth of skipping, ball-bouncing, dipping, line and ring games from England, Ireland, Scotland & Wales recorded by Fr Damian Webb in the 1960s whilst the traditions continued in play-ground and street. Dozens of intriguing examples.
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Farewell To Lough Neaghe
Bonnie Shaljean, harp and clarsachs

Traditional harp music of Britain & Ireland from Bonnie Shaljean
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Traditional Songs of Wales (Caneuon Traddodiadol Cymru)

Beautiful and lyrical songs moulded to the poetic nature of the Welsh language. Siwsann George is renowned for her deeply moving performances and is accompanied by Welsh triple harp, bagpipe, Welsh crwth, accordion, hurdy gurdy, clogging, etc.
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Harp Music of Wales (Cerddoriaeth Telyn Cymru)

The glorious sound of the Welsh triple harp in the hands of Robin Huw Bowen, the world's leading exponent. Where beautiful slow airs are contrasted with lively dances.
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A Celtic Christmas

Song and dance, both exuberant and reflective, to celebrate Christmas from the Celtic traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man, Britanny and Cornwall with the typical harps, bagpipes and other instruments of each area. Most of the songs are in the original gaelic tongues (with translations in the notes). The singers include Colin MacAllister (Ireland), Arthur Cormack (Scotland), Emma Christian (Isle of Man), Julie Murphy (Wales) and Dave Townsend.
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The Celtic Harp
Robin Huw Bowen, Bonnie Shaljean, Eileen Monger

Ancient airs and dances from the Celtic traditions of Scotland, Ireland and Wales played on Welsh triple harp, clarsach (Celtic harp), and pedal harp in solos and ensembles.
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Pleasures and Treasures

The Music Includes world music, traditional British music, early classical music on original instruments, novelty numbers, jazz, music hall, musical boxes, guitar quartets, saxophone quartet, brass group, viol consorts, choral music and chant, handbells and church bells, poetry and readings - from mediaeval times to the present day. This double album forms part of Saydisc’s 50th Anniversary celebration releases and is drawn from recordings made over the years from mono open reel recording to high quality stereo digital.
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Traditional Dance Music of Britain & Ireland
This is a collection of exceedingly diverse recordings all, as the title says, of tunes for dancing, and all from the Saydisc archives. There is a total of 51 tracks on the two CDs that comprise the collection which is drawn from the playing of some 15 musicians and bands. There are notes on each of the performers. Hardly any tracks are of a length to actually dance to – but that is not the point!
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Traditional Songs of Britain & Ireland
Traditional Songs of Britain and Ireland brings beautiful and lyrical songs moulded to the poetic nature of the Welsh language, wonderful Irish song with such classic performers as the McPeake family and a rare chance to hear the great lady of traditional Scots song Ray Fisher accompanied by some of the top names of British folk music.