(038) Tenor Solo for those aged 25 and over

Entry Deadline
 1 May 2017

Competitors must choose one song from Section A and one from Section B

Section A:
Opera:

‘Il mio tesoro intanto’ (‘Dos at anwylyd fy nghalon’), Don Giovanni, Mozart, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS81099]
Welsh words by Thomas Parry

‘De’ miei bollenti spiriti’ (‘Angerdd a nwyd ieuenctid ffôl’), La Traviata, Verdi, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS81099]
Welsh words by John Stoddart

Oratorio/Mass:   
‘Ye foes of man’ (‘Elynion balch a’ch arswyd ofer’), Christmas Oratorio, Bach [Novello NOV072500]
Welsh words by Mererid Hopwood

‘Then shall the righteous shine forth’ (‘Fry, fry bydd i’r cyfiawn hoen’), Elijah, Mendelssohn, Oratorio Anthology Tenor [Hal Leonard 00747060]
Welsh words by TH Parry-Williams

Section B:

Hen Ganiadau (Welsh songs by a composer born before 1900)

In any published key.

 ‘Yr Ornest’, William Davies [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod] Key: G neu Bb

‘Brad Dynrafon’, D Pughe Evans [Snell a’i Feibion]

‘Yr Ynys Wen’, MW Griffith [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod (Hughes a’i Fab)]

‘Arglwydd arwain trwy’r anialwch’, J Pryce Hughes [Snell a’i Feibion]

‘Arafa Don’, RS Hughes [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod (Hughes a’i Fab)]

‘Y Tair Mordaith’, RS Hughes [Snell a’i Feibion]

‘Pwy fel fy Mam’, T Amos Jones [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod]

‘Baner ein Gwlad’, Joseph Parry [Snell a’i Feibion]

‘Gwraig y Morwr’, Joseph Parry [Snell a’i Feibion] 

Welsh Song

Any song from the volume I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad] or Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]


40. David Ellis Memorial Prize – Blue Ribband

The adjudication panel will choose four competitors across the categories in competitions 36-39 to compete on the pavilion stage.

(a) Solo from Section A

(b) Solo from Section B

Prize:

David Elis Memorial Medal and £200 (Teulu Ysbylltir er cof am Aeron Gwyn)

The winner will accept a special invitation to perform in Australia during the St David’s Day celebrations at the Melbourne Welsh Church

Prizes
  1. £150 (Valerie Ellis, Bangor a’r teulu er cof am Tecwyn Ellis)
  2. £100 (Valerie Ellis, Bangor a’r teulu er cof am Tecwyn Ellis)
  3. £50 (Valerie Ellis, Bangor a’r teulu er cof am Tecwyn Ellis)

Rehearse with Accompaniment

This year, we’re offering a brand new service for competitors, to help you prepare and rehearse for your competition. We are very grateful to Annette Bryn Parri for preparing piano accompaniment files for all our test pieces.

Annette Bryn Parri is one of Wales’ leading and most experienced accompanists and musicians. Read more about her here.

Click ‘play’ on the file below or download a copy to your computer to rehearse for your competition.

Please note that this resource is for rehearsal purposes only, and we hope it will help you when choosing suitable pieces for your voice type. The tempo of the pieces has been set to help rehearsals, and there can be different to performance speed. It is your responsibility to set your own tempo during the competition performance.

This is a pilot project and we are keen to receive your feedback. Please email gwyb@eisteddfod.org.uk with any comments.

‘Il mio tesoro intanto’ (‘Dos at anwylyd fy nghalon’), Don Giovanni, Mozart, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS81099]
Download MP3 (4.36 MB)
‘De’ miei bollenti spiriti’ (‘Angerdd a nwyd ieuenctid ffôl’), La Traviata, Verdi, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS81099]
Download MP3 (4.38 MB)
‘Ye foes of man’ (‘Elynion balch a’ch arswyd ofer’), Christmas Oratorio, Bach [Novello NOV072500]
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‘Then shall the righteous shine forth’ (‘Fry, fry bydd i’r cyfiawn hoen’), Elijah, Mendelssohn, Oratorio Anthology Tenor [Hal Le
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‘Yr Ornest’, William Davies [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod] Key Bb
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‘Yr Ornest’, William Davies [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod] Key G
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‘Brad Dynrafon’, D Pughe Evans [Snell a’i Feibion]
Download MP3 (5.17 MB)
‘Yr Ynys Wen’, MW Griffith [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod (Hughes a’i Fab)]
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‘Arafa Don’, RS Hughes [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod (Hughes a’i Fab)]
Download MP3 (3.92 MB)
‘Arglwydd arwain trwy’r anialwch’, J Pryce Hughes [Snell a’i Feibion]
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‘Pwy fel fy Mam’, T Amos Jones [Swyddfa’r Eisteddfod]
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‘Y Tair Mordaith’, RS Hughes [Snell a’i Feibion]
Download MP3 (5.75 MB)
‘Baner ein Gwlad’, Joseph Parry [Snell a’i Feibion]
Download MP3 (3.44 MB)
‘Gwraig y Morwr’, Joseph Parry [Snell a’i Feibion]
Download MP3 (5.69 MB)
‘Eirlysiau’ I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Golgotha’ (slow) I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Golgotha’ (fast) I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Sialens’ I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Y Gwanwyn’ (slow) I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Y Gwanwyn’ (fast) I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Y Pair’ I Wefr Dadeni, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Araf y Tipia’r Cloc’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Cân Herod’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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Crafangau’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Meibion y Rhyfel’ (slow) Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Meibion y Rhyfel’ (fast) Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Llanrwst’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Seithug’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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‘Y Cofio’ Llanrwst, Gareth Glyn [Curiad]
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