1—' Ednyfed Fychan' gan
Meuryn Chwedl am Arglwydd Tregarnedd ,
2-Y Porthmyn gan E. Tegla Davies
Chwedl am borthmyn Llandegla
Y Cyfarwyddo gan
T. Rowland Hughes
(Old Tales— ' Ednyfed ' and 'The Drovers')
Famous Songs from Famous Films
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Leader, Frank Thomas
Conducted by Mansel Thomas
Devised by Mai Jones
Produced and presented by Glyn Jones
This programme will consist of medleys of popular tunes by Welsh composers alternating with American medleys. Among the numbers to be played are 'Let's have a happy ending ', 'Smile when you say
Goodbye \ and ' My Lucky Day by Harry Parr-Davies , the gifted Neath boy who became Gracie Fields s accompanist. Some of Ivor Novello 's s songs will also be heard, most of hem tunes from Glamorous Night.
Ivor Novello is known to Welshmen as the son of Madame Clara Novello -
Davies who was born and bred in Cardiff. It may be remembered that a Welshman conducted Vienna,
Citv of mv Dreams' in Tauber's film Heart's Desire. He was
Idns Lewis , who was at that time at the B.I.P. studios at Elstree, and is now music director for the Welsh Region.
This song will also be heard this evening.
Conductor, T. J. Lewis
Maldwyn Thomas (tenor) from Bethania Congregational
Chapel, Mountain Ash
The Cwm Cynon Party was formed under the conductorship ot 1.
J. Lewis in 1930 to compete in the Works Competition at LIanelly
National Eisteddfod, In 1934 the combination competed at Neath
National Eisteddfod, and in 1936 at Fishguard. This year the Party won the first prize at Machynlleth. Apart from the National competitions the Party has competed at various other eisteddfodau on twenty-six occasions, and has been placed first sixteen times.
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