This unique record features Welsh singing in its glorious variety - choirs, hymn singing, folk, pop, and traditional harp-accompanied penillion singing. The words in English and Welsh are provided inside.
Land Of My Fathers — The National Anthem of Wales — sung by the crowd at Cardiff Arms Park in the unique atmosphere preceding an international rugby match.
Nant Y Mynydd — The best known lyric in the Welsh language, describing an exile's yearning for the countryside of his youth, sung by one of North Wales' finest male choirs.
Rachie — The Gymanfa Ganu, a festival of Hymn singing, is still a vigorous Welsh institution, and when as here, 4,000 voices get together, the. power of the singing provides a memorable and thrilling experience.
Deio'r Glyn — The purity and clarity of Leah Owen's voice is typical of the female Celtic voice at its best. She sings a haunting traditional love song.
Farewell To The Rhondda — A modern folk song expressing the sadness — and latent anger — accompanying the decline of the most famous coal-mining valley in the world.
All Through The Night — A beautiful male-voice arrangement of this famous song.
Men Of Harlech — Rousing songs such as this inspired the Welsh warriors to the defence of their homeland against the invader.
Cwm Rhondda — Probably the most famous of all Welsh hymns. The words are by Ann Griffiths, a Montgomeryshire girl who, in her short life, composed some of our finest hymns.
Pantyfedwen — A recently composed hymn. It has become a great favourite throughout Wales.
Cymylau — The recent upsurge in Welsh cultural activity has seen the emergence of several folk-pop singing groups. One of the most notable is the harmonious girls' group featured here.
We'll Keep A Welcome — Known the world over, this song needs no introduction.
Y Doethion — Penillion Singing is a uniquely Welsh form, where a poem is set to music and sung to harp accompaniment. The harp, however, plays a completely different melody — usually a traditional air.
Ddoi Di Gyda Ml? — Welsh "pop" music puts the emphasis on tunefulness and harmony — qualities which, along with their fine singing, account for the immense popularity of this group from Llanberis.
Myfanwy — The rich harmonies of this well-known romantic male voice favourite rounds off this picture of Wales in music.