(052) Baritone / Bass Solo for those aged 19 and under 25

Entry Deadline
 1 May 2019

Choose one song from Section A and one from Section B

Section A:

Opera:

‘Bella siccome un angelo’ (‘Teced ag yw angyles dlos’), Don Pasquale, Donizetti, Arias for Baritone [Schirmer GS81100] Welsh words by Bruce Griffiths

‘Come Paride vezzosso’ (‘Fel y bu i Baris landeg’), L’elisir d’amore, Donizetti, Arias for Baritone [Schirmer GS81100] Welsh words by John Stoddart

‘Vi ravviso’(‘Braf eich gweled, ardaloedd mebyd’), La Sonnambula, Bellini, Arias for Bass [Schirmer GS81101] Welsh words by Dyfnallt Morgan a John Stoddart

Oratorio/Mass:

‘At last the bounteous sun’ / ‘With joy th’ impatient husbandman’ (‘O'r diwedd daeth yr haul’ / ‘Yn eiddgar dacw’r arddwr llon’), The Seasons, Haydn, Oratorio Anthology Baritone/Bass [Hal Leonard 00747061] Welsh words by John Stoddart (Adroddgan) a Cynan (Aria)

‘And God said, Let the waters’ / ‘Rolling in foaming billows’ (‘A meddai Duw, Doed y dyfroedd’ / ‘Corddi mewn tonnau ewynnog’), The Creation, Haydn, Oratorio Anthology Baritone/Bass [Hal Leonard 00747061] Welsh words by Gerallt Jones

Section B:

List of the Welsh songs) for those aged 19 and under 25 To be performed in the original key only

‘Aderyn Crist’, Dilys Elwyn Edwards [Tŷ Cerdd (Hughes a’i Fab)]

‘Nos o Haf’, Dilys Elwyn Edwards, Caneuon Natur [Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru 80036]

‘Araf y Tipia’r Cloc’, Gareth Glyn, Llanrwst a chaneuon eraill [Curiad 9019]

‘Llanrwst’, Gareth Glyn, Llanrwst a chaneuon eraill [Curiad 9019]

‘Ceisiaid’, Leigh Henry [Gwynn 5020]

‘Y Bardd’, Mansel Thomas [Gwynn 5038]

‘Llanfihangel Bachellaeth’, W Matthews Williams [Gwynn 5022]

Osborne Roberts Memorial Prize – The Blue Riband The adjudication panel will choose four competitors across the categories in competitions 49-52 to compete on the pavilion stage. (a) Solo from Section A (b) Own choice of a solo by a Welsh composer excluding the Section B solos for those over 19 and under 25 in the List of Competitions.

Prizes
  1. £100 Tom Evans and the family from Hafod Denbigh
  2. £60 In memory of Dafydd and Nesta Roberts, Pennant, Ysbyty Ifan
  3. £40 In memory of Dafydd and Nesta Roberts, Pennant, Ysbyty Ifan

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.

Teced ag yw angyles dlos
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Fel y bu i Baris Landeg
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Braf eich gweled, ardaloedd mebyd
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O'r diwedd daeth yr haul / Yn eiddgar dacw'r arddwr llon
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A meddai Duw, Doed y dyfroedd / Corddi mewn tonnau ewynnog
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Aderyn Crist
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Nos o Haf
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Araf y Tipia'r Cloc
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Llanrwst
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Ceisiad
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Y Bardd
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Llanfihangel Bachellaeth
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