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Cerdd Dant 2016 - A message from Bryn

 
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2016 8:17 am    Post subject: Cerdd Dant 2016 - A message from Bryn Reply with quote

A message in Welsh from Bryn (if you have an UK IP address)

https://twitter.com/GwylCerddDant/status/797606462755368960

Nice hat!


http://golwg360.cymru/newyddion/cymru/245328-rhybudd-bryn-terfel-ir-wyl-cerdd-dant

For the non-Welsh speakers, we have to rely on Google Translate:
Cerdd Dant Festival must be open to change and modernization, while respecting the old rules of trade. That's the message the opera singer Bryn Terfel, to an audience of over 300 people Saturday night at Pwllheli
Bass-baritone warned the also- with his tongue in cheek - that he himself returned to sing to the accompaniment of the harp, now that he had a harp in his home 'in Penarth. He was referring to his relationship with his partner, Hannah Stone, former harpist Prince of Wales.

But in a recorded video message on Penarth Pier and broadcast on a big screen on the stage of the Festival at Plas Heli, Pwllheli, he referred also to the importance of Bryn Terfel musical tastes, and paid tribute to those trained the field - Nan Ellis and David G Jones (Selyf) of Garndolbenmaen.

"Rules are important," said Bryn Terfel, "and pronounce words is something I learned when singing music tastes, and he's one of the things I still do, and take him with me to the world's great halls.

"And who knows? Ella I'll return to the art, too, now that I have a harp in the house! "

change

However, when referring to the opera in which the process of re-learning at present, there are Bryn Terfel says that the Cerdd Dant Festival welcoming new voices and styles in moving forward.

There von Nurnberg by Wagner Die Meistrsinger tells the story of the annual singing competition in the city of Nurenberg in the mid 16th century, where poets and singers are regarded as craftsmen, and they have their own set of hard and fast rules when creating their works.

In the comedy drama, a Walther tries to learn the rules of competition in order to win the hand of Eva, but is confronted with heavy criticism and prejudice and some snobbery his fellow singers. But, by the end of the performance of four and a half hours, he managed to win the competition ... and win the girl too.

"There are rules, there is style, but there is room for change," said Bryn Terfel, and he addressed the first festival 'is a musical duo tooth former partner, John Eifion, the Organiser.



https://twitter.com/GwylCerddDant



Gwyl Cerdd Dant Llyn ac Eifionydd 2016
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Nia Roberts, Trystan Ellis-Morris and Morgan Jones guide us through the competitions at the 2016 Cerdd Dant Festival in Pwllheli.


http://www.s4c.cymru/clic/e_level2.shtml?series_id=537528224

http://www.s4c.cymru/clic/e_level2.shtml?series_id=537528224

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