Choose one song from Section A and one from Section B
‘Vainement, ma bien-animée’, (‘Ofer yw fy ngwangalonni’), Le Roi d'Ys, Lalo Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS810999] Welsh words by Heini Gruffydd
‘Je crois entende encore’ (‘Mi gredaf imi glywed’), Les Pêcheurs de perles, Bizet, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS810999] Welsh words by John Stoddart
‘Gentle airs, melodious strains’ (‘Fwyn alawon, seiniau cu’), Athalia, Handel, Oratorio Anthology Tenor [Hal Leonard 00747060] Welsh words by John Stoddart
‘The trav’ler stands perplexed’ (‘Yn awr y crwydryn saif’), The Seasons, Haydn, Oratorio Anthology Tenor [Hal Leonard 00747060] Welsh words by Sian Meinir
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments.
|Ofer yw fy ngwangalonni|
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|Mi gredaf imi glywed|
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|Fwyn alawon, siniau cu|
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|Yn awr y crwydryn saif|
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|Nos o Haf|
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|Araf y Tipia'r Cloc|
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