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Experimental workshops comparing the musical performance of vernacular poetry in medieval Wales, Ireland and Scotland

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1 Dafydd ap Gwilym (fl.1330–50): Trafferth mewn Tafarn
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 1/35 Dafydd ap Gwilym (fl.1330–50): 'Trafferth mewn Tafarn' ('Trouble at an Inn') Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwilym Morus © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 Ieuan ap Rhydderch (c.1390–1470): Cywydd y Fost (‘Vaunting Cywydd’), part 1
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 2/35 Ieuan ap Rhydderch (c.1390–1470): Cywydd y Fost, rhan 1 [‘Vaunting Cywydd’, part 1] Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwilym Morus © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

3 Ieuan ap Rhydderch (c.1390–1470): Cywydd y Fost (‘Vaunting Cywydd’), part 2
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 3/35 Ieuan ap Rhydderch (c.1390–1470): Cywydd y Fost, rhan 2 (‘Vaunting Cywydd’, part 2) Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwilym Morus & Peter Greenhill © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

4 Owain Gwynedd: Task cywydd to be sung forwards and backwards (1567)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 4/35 Owain Gwynedd (fl.1545–1601: Cywydd gorchestol i’w ganu wyneb a gwrthwyneb (1567) (Task cywydd to be sung forwards and backwards). Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwilym Morus & Gareth Siôn. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

5 Guto’r Glyn: Marwnad Llywelyn ab y Moel (1440)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 5/35 Guto’r Glyn (c.1435–c.1493): Marwnad Llywelyn ab y Moel (1440) (Elegy for Llywelyn ab y Moel). Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gareth Siôn. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

6 Gutun Owain (fl.1450–98): Awdl-gywydd to Dafydd, Abbot of Valle Crucis
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 6/35 Gutun Owain (fl.1450–98): Awdl-gywydd i Ddafydd Abad Glynn Egwestl (Awdl-gywydd to Dafydd, Abbot of Valle Crucis). Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Peter Greenhill. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

7 Twm Morys (b.1961): 'My first love was a plover': a modern cywydd in English
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 7/35 Twm Morys (b.1961): 'My first love was a plover': a modern cywydd in English' Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Twm Morys. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

8 Dafydd Llwyd o Fathafarn (c.1395–c.1486): Awdl to St David ( excerpt)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 8/35 Dafydd Llwyd o Fathafarn (c.1395–c.1486): Awdl i Ddewi: dyfyniad [Awdl to St David: excerpt]. Tref./arr. Peter Greenhill. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Twm Morys, Gwilym Morus, Gareth Siôn, Peter Greenhill, Gorwel Roberts. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Dafydd ap Gwilym (fl.1330–50): 'Edifeirwch' [Repentance]
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 9/35 Dafydd ap Gwilym (fl.1330–50): 'Edifeirwch' [Repentance] music / cerddoriaeth Pwyll ap Siôn (b.1968) Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwenan Gibbard © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): 'Brogynin' (setting I)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 10/35 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): 'Brogynin' (I) Music / cerddoriaeth Pwyll ap Siôn (b.1968) Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwenan Gibbard © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

3 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): Brogynin (setting II)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 11/35 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): Brogynin (setting II) Music / cerddoriaeth Pwyll ap Siôn (b.1968) Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Gwenan Gibbard © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

4 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): 'Ffrio' ['Frying']
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 12/35 Eurig Salisbury (b.1983): 'Ffrio' ['Frying'] Music / cerddoriaeth Pwyll ap Siôn (b.1968) Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Eurig Salisbury & Gwenan Gibbard © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387): To a Harp (setting 1)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 14/35 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387): To a Harp (‘A chláirseach Chnuic Uí Choscaire’): setting I. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Virginia Blankenhorn. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

3 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387) To a Harp (setting II)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 15/35 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387): To a Harp (‘A chláirseach Chnuic Uí Choscaire’): setting II. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Virginia Blankenhorn & Paul Dooley. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

4 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387): To a Harp (setting III)
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 16/35 Gofraidh Fionn Ó Dálaigh (d.1387): To a Harp (‘A chláirseach Chnuic Uí Choscaire’): setting III. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Virginia Blankenhorn & Paul Dooley. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Muireadhach Albanach (s.xiii): A Palmer’s Greeting
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 13/35 Muireadhach Albanach (s.xiii): A Palmer’s Greeting (‘Tomhais cia mise’). Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Virginia Blankenhorn & Paul Dooley. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

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5 Tuar guil, a cholaim, do cheol
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 17/35 Tuar guil, a cholaim, do cheol. Performed by / Perfformiwyd gan Virginia Blankenhorn & Patsy Seddon. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Laoi na Seilge
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 18/35 VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 18/35 Laoi na Seilge (melody adapted from ‘Laoi na Mná Móire’ by Seamus O hIighne). Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

2 Lon Diore An Chairn
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 19/35 Lon Diore An Chairn (melody adapted from Am Brón Binn and Duan na Mulilgheartaich). Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire. © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

3 Guth Gadhair um Chnoc na Rí
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 20/35 Guth Gadhair um Chnoc na Rí (melody adapted from Laoidh Fhraoich) Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

4 Codail beagán beagán beag
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 21/35 Codail beagán beagán beag (melody adapted from Latha Dhan Fhinn i mBeinn Iongnaidh) Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

5 Annocht Sgaolild
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 22/35 Annocht Sgaolild (melody adapted from Latha Dhan Fhinn) Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

6 M'anam do sgar riomsa a raoir
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 23/35 M'anam do sgar riomsa a raoir (melody adapted from Sciathlúireach Mhuire) Performed by Lillis Ó Laoire © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Marbhna ar Dhonnchadh Bhaile Aodh Mac Cárthaigh
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 24/35 Marbhna ar Dhonnchadh Bhaile Aodh Mac árthaigh, verse 1 Performed by Breandán Ó’Madagáin © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 Marbhna Mhic Fhinghin Duibh
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 25/35 Marbhna Mhic Fhinghin Duibh, verse 1 Performed by Breandán Ó’Madagáin © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

3 Marbhna Úna Bhán
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 26/35 Marbhna Úna Bhán, verse 1 Performed by Breandán Ó’Madagáin © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text.

 

4 Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 27/35 Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoghaire, verse 1 with the vocable ‘Och ochón’ Performed by Breandán Ó’Madagáin © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Am Brón Binn, version I
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 28/35 Am Brón Binn, version I (trad.) Performed by Catriona Garbutt © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 Am Brón Binn, version II
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 29/35 Am Brón Binn, version II (trad.) Performed by Catriona Garbutt © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

3 Am Brón Binn, version III
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 30/35 Am Brón Binn, version III (trad.) Performed by Margaret Callan © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

4 Judgement Day poem from Uist
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 31/35 Judgement Day poem from Uist Performed by Catriona Garbutt © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

5 Bruadar Dheirdre
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 32/35 Bruadar Dheirdre (ballad from the Isle of Barra) Performed by Margaret Callan © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

1 Port Priest
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 33/35 Port Priest (Robert Gordon Lutebook) Performed by Simon Chadwick © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

2 The Burns March
© VOICING THE VERSE : Y GERDD AR GÂN 34/35 The Burns March Performed by Simon Chadwick © Copyright Bangor University and Beyond Text

 

 

 

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