From the Valleys: The Best of the Welsh Choirs

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/15/2008
  • Label: Abc Classics
  • UPC: 028948009329
  • Catalog Number: 4800932
  • Sales rank: 399,838

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Hen wlad fy nhadau (Land of My Fathers, Welsh National Anthem) (2:07)
  2. 2 Calon lân (A pure heart) (2:35)
  3. 3 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (Tune: Cwm Rhonda) (3:42)
  4. 4 Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night), folk song (3:15)
  5. 5 Myfanwy (3:45)
  6. 6 We'll Keep a Welcome (2:15)
  7. 7 Hyfrydol, hymn tune (3:33)
  8. 8 Abide with me (Tune: Eventide) (3:33)
  9. 9 Ti a Dy Ddoniau, for chorus (2:27)
  10. 10 Ai am fod haul yn machlud? (Is It Because the Sun Is Setting?), for cho (4:18)
  11. 11 Pan fyddo'r nos yn hir, for chorus (3:25)
  12. 12 Take Me Home, for men's chorus (3:42)
  13. 13 Arwelfa ("Arglweydd gad im dawel orffwys"), hymn (3:46)
  14. 14 World in Union (After Gustav Holst and Richard Wagner) (4:07)
  15. 15 Suo Gân (Lullaby), song (4:36)
  16. 16 Nant y Mynydd (Mountain Stream), for men's chorus (after Friedrich Silc (2:40)
  17. 17 Nos da (Goodnight), song (2:09)
  18. 18 Jerusalem ("And did those feet in ancient time"), for chorus & organ (o (2:44)
  19. 19 Y Darlun (The Picture) (2:41)
  20. 20 Gwahoddiad (I Hear Thy Welcome Voice), song (3:08)
  21. 21 Malfinas, for chorus (2:49)
  22. 22 Y Dein Aur (The Gold Harp) (5:23)
  23. 23 Cân Crwtyn y Gwartheg, folk song (2:07)
Disc 2
  1. 1 God Bless the Prince of Wales (3:31)
  2. 2 Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night), folk song (2:33)
  3. 3 Aberystwyth (3:00)
  4. 4 Tydi A Roddaist for chorus & orchestra (4:09)
  5. 5 Cysga di fy mhlentyn tlws, folk song (2:19)
  6. 6 Sunset Poem (Eli Jenkins' Prayer) (2:43)
  7. 7 Ymdaith Gwyr Harlech (The Men of Harlech) (2:47)
  8. 8 Pan ddaw'r nos (When Night Comes), song (3:25)
  9. 9 Safwn yny bwlch, for men's chorus (4:10)
  10. 10 You Raise Me Up, song (3:39)
  11. 11 Shenandoah, folk song (4:28)
  12. 12 Cwyn y Gwynt (The Wind's Complaint), song (4:11)
  13. 13 Y deryn pur, folk song (3:05)
  14. 14 Yr Asyn a Fu Farw, folk song (3:40)
  15. 15 Nadolig pwy a wyr, for chorus (2:50)
  16. 16 This Land Is Your Land (3:09)
  17. 17 Hyfrydol, hymn tune (3:39)
  18. 18 Calon lân (A pure heart) (3:15)
  19. 19 Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night), folk song (2:44)
  20. 20 Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (Tune: Cwm Rhonda) (2:41)
  21. 21 Love Divine, All Loves Excelling (Tune: Blaenwern) (3:12)
  22. 22 Myfanwy (2:41)
  23. 23 Hen wlad fy nhadau (Land of My Fathers, Welsh National Anthem) (4:14)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Noel Davies Conductor
Aled Jones Baritone (Vocal)
Ann Atkinson Soloist
Bryn Terfel Baritone (Vocal)
Mark Warman Conductor
Robert Prizeman Keyboards
The Treorchy Male Voice Choir Choir, Chorus
Haydn James Conductor
Libera Ensemble
Catrin Finch Harp
Morriston Orpheus Choir Choir, Chorus
Carys Hughes Organ
Bryan Davies Organ
Llanelli Male Choir Choir, Chorus
Meibion Llywarch Choir, Chorus
Pendyrus Male Choir Choir, Chorus
Welsh National Opera Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir Choir, Chorus
Czech Film Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Elder John Thomas Soloist
Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir Choir, Chorus
North Wales Association of Male Voice Choirs Choir, Chorus
Arthur Reese Soloist
Ivor E. Sims Conductor
Black Mountain Chorus Choir, Chorus
T. Arwyn Walters Conductor
John H. Davies Conductor
D. Roland Morris Conductor
Glynne Jones Conductor
Dan Puw Conductor
Sian Elin Jones Piano
Duvant Male Choir Choir, Chorus
Gareth Jones Conductor
Timothy Stuart Organ
City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Alan S. Rees Organ
Elizabeth Ellis Accompaniment
John Eifion Jones Conductor
Pontarddulais Male Choir Choir, Chorus
D. Hugh Jones Organ
Clive Phillips Organ, Piano
United Male Voice Choirs Festival 1988 Choir, Chorus
The Risca Choir Choir, Chorus
D. Eifion Thomas Conductor, Soloist
Technical Credits
Charlie Skarbek Text
William Blake Text
Dylan Thomas Text
Dafydd Iwan Text
Robert Bryan Text
Noel Davies Arranger
M. Thomas Arranger
Ann Atkinson Director
Simon Hale Arranger
Charles Wesley Text
Jim Richardson Cover Photo
Robert Prizeman Arranger, Director
Chris Hazell Arranger
Robert Patterson Executive Producer
Henry Francis Lyte Text
Albert Zychowski Mastering
Jon Cohen Arranger
Morriston Orpheus Choir Choir Production
Brendan Graham Text
Martin Buzacott Executive Producer
Aled Lewis Evans Text
Lyn Joshua Text
Mansel Thomas Arranger
Hugh Robertson Arranger
Thomas Rowland Hughes Text
James Harper Text
Ieuan Davies Text
William Ambrose Text
Alwyn Humphries Arranger
Eirian Owen Arranger
John H. Davies Arranger
David Pughe Evans Arranger
Ieuan Gwyllt Text
John Ceiriog Hughes Text
Dan Puw Arranger
Glyn Roberts Text
Richard Davis Text
Arwel Hughes Arranger
William Williams Text
J. Morris Jones Text
Skarbek Arranger
Roger Hand Text
T.R. Evans Arranger
Evan James Text
Daniel James Text
Rod Edwards Text
John Tudor Davies Arranger
Ann Griffiths Text
Harold Boulton Text
Ryan Davies Text
John Oxenford Text
D. Eifion Thomas Arranger, Text
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