(042) Tenor Solo for those aged 25 and over

Competition complete

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

Section A:


‘La fleur que tu m’avais jetée’ (‘Gwêl y blodeuyn ’deflaist ymaith’), Carmen, Bizet, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS810999] Welsh words by Stephen J Williams

‘Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön’ (‘O decaf un o hydol bryd!), Die Zauberflöte, Mozart, Arias for Tenor [Schirmer GS810999] Welsh words by J Gwynn Griffiths


‘For this our truest int’rest’, (‘Mor fuddiol yw in roi ein bryd’), O praise the Lord with one consent, Chandos Anthem 9, Handel [Novello NOV070141 neu NOV072511 Welsh words by Stephen J Williams

Section B:

List of Welsh songs for the vocal categories for those aged 25 and over;

‘Cân Osian’, W Bradwen Jones, Dwy gân i denor [Snell a’i feibion]

‘Mab y Môr’, W Bradwen Jones [Snell a’i feibion]

‘Mawredd Duw’, W Bradwen Jones [Snell a’i feibion]

‘Yr Ehedydd’, W Bradwen Jones [Snell a’i feibion]

‘Cathl i’r Eos’, J Morgan Lloyd [Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru 80046]

‘Min y Môr’, Osborne Roberts [Snell a’i feibion]

‘Angharad’, Robert Smith [Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru 80010]

‘Berwyn’, D Vaughan Thomas, Dwy gân i fariton, [Snell]

‘Llais yr Adar’, D Vaughan Thomas [Oriana]


David Ellis Memorial Prize – Blue Riband The adjudication panel will choose four competitors across the categories in competitions 40-43 to compete on the pavilion stage. (a) Solo (Section A) (b) Own choice of a solo by a Welsh composer excluding the Section B choices for those aged 25 and over in the List of Competitions

  1. £150 ( In memory of William Morris Jones, Hafod y Geunan, Nebo from Gwyneth and family
  2. £100 In memory of John Berwyn Parry from Katie Parry, Llanrwst
  3. £50 In memory of Arthur Williams, Nant Erw from his wife Mair and family

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.

Gwêl y blodeuyn deflaist ymaith
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O decaf un o hydol bryd
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Mor fuddiol yw in roi ein bryd
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Cân Osian
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Mab y Môr
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Mawredd Duw
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Yr Ehedydd
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Cathyl i'r Eos
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Min y Môr
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Llais yr Adar
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