Darnau Eisteddfod / Eisteddfod Pieces 2023

William Davies - Yr Ornest (The Tournament)

William Davies - Yr Ornest (The Tournament)

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Originally published in 1886, this song by William Davies (1859-1907) was one of the most popular performance pieces for bartione singers at the end of the nineteeth century. Setting the words of Morwyllt (Edward Edwards), it sold thousands of copies in Davies's lifetime, it was one of many 'hits' that he composed - otherse including O! Na Byddai'n Haf o Hyd (O That Summer Smil'd for Aye) and Llwybr yr Wyddfa.

This version is for Baritone, and is in the key of G - a tenor edition is available here.

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