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Arranged by W. S. GWYNN Williams
Sung by MEGAN THOMAS (Soprano) mHESE songs are from a collection, recently
J- issued by Mr. W. S. Gwynn Williams , of some of the oldest folk songs in Wales.
Y Gwydd (The Loom) is an evening meditation of a weaver to whom comes the thought Is this the last time I shall ever work at the loom ?
Can y Melinydd (The Miller's Song) is a tune still often sung. It illustrates, says the collector, the type of song once so popular when friends and neighbours gathered round the farmhouse kitchen fire for song and chat.
The melody of Blodau ' Y Cwm (Flowers of the Valley) is taken from leuan Ddu's Cambrian Minstrel of 1845. The verses set to the next song-Hiraeth
(Longing) are traditional.
The last song is a Lullaby (Suo Gdn).


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