Welsh Language Solo Information

Shwmae' competitors!

If you are reading this page on the Welsh Language Solo competition, then you must be interested in entering this competition. This page will give you some additional information and advice on how to go about learning the Welsh songs in this competition, what verses to sing and how to obtain the sheet music that is required.

Please make sure that you have already downloaded/read through the Eisteddfod Competition Packet which has the Eisteddfod Entry Fees, Guidelines and Rules and the Special Conditions for Music. (This packet is available in the "Eisteddfod Competition Packet" tab and in the Madog Center.)

M5. Welsh Language Solo
Additional information.

*Please review the Eisteddfod Guidelines and Rules, and Special Conditions for Music before and after entering this competition.
*If an Eisteddfod accompanist is needed, then you are required to SEND 1 copy of the original music with your entry form.
*If you are bringing your own accompanist, make sure he/she has a copy before and on the day of competition. (No need to send a copy.)
*You must BRING one copy of the original music to the competition. This copy will be used during adjudication and will be returned to the competitor at the close of competition.
*Please review how many copies of the original music are needed in total for this competition.
*Sheet music in a smart black binder will be permitted on stage for this competition.
*It is suggested to buy in one large bulk shipment, if you know of any other competitors who wish to compete in this section.
*Estimate 5-9 working days to have the music delivered, as the site providing the music is located in Wales.
*Please be aware of what verses to sing.
*We advise you to download the Welsh Phonetic Alphabet and listen to the You Tube video provided in order to prepare for this competition. These songs are very well know on the internet, so do your homework and research!


If you have any further questions regarding this competition, contact Lisa Jones 740-245-7112.

Have fun and good luck!

Download Welsh Phonetic Alphabet: /madog/documents/YrWyddorGymraeg.docx


Divisions

 

Elementary School (6-10yrs)
Prizes: $35, $25, $15

Song: Dacw Mam yn Dwad / See My Mother Coming - arr. Mansel Thomas Ref: dacwmam
http://www.cerddystwyth.co.uk/music-shop/acatalog/Online_Shop_Vocal_Solos_211.html
Select voice: High (key of A), Med/Low (key of G)



Watch You Tube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c0UOiATDhQ
NOTE: Learn/Sing 1st verse ONLY. (Finnish at bottom of page 3, bar 36.)
 

 

Middle School (11-14yrs)
Prizes: $35, $25, $15

Song: Ar Lan y Mor / On the Sea-shore - arr. Mansel Thomas Ref: arlanMT
http://www.cerddystwyth.co.uk/music-shop/acatalog/Online_Shop_Vocal_Solos_211.html
Select voice: High (key of A), Med/Low (key of G)

Watch You Tube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTZa4HAxtD0
NOTE: Learn/Sing 1st and 3rd verses ONLY.
 

 

High School (15-17yrs)
Prizes $50, $35, $25

Song: Lisa Lan / Fair Lisa - arr. Mansel Thomas Ref: lisalan
http://www.cerddystwyth.co.uk/music-shop/acatalog/Online_Shop_Vocal_Solos_211.html
Select voice: High (key of F), Med/Low (key of E flat)

Watch You Tube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UIv2VQELGo
NOTE: Learn/Sing 1st, 2nd and 3rd verses ONLY.
 

 

Adult (18 and over)
Prizes: $75, $50, $35

Song: Dafydd y Garreg Wen / David of the White Rock - arr. Mansel Thomas Ref: ygarreg
http://www.cerddystwyth.co.uk/music-shop/acatalog/Online_Shop_Vocal_Solos_211.html
Select voice: High (key of E minor), Med/Low (key of D minor)

Watch You Tube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZwun_rPcTs
NOTE: Learn/Sing ALL VERSES.