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Cymanfa Ganu: Dethioliadau, Rhaglenni (1896-1953)
1 folder containing around 50 rhaglenni (programmes) and detholiadau (selections/programme) for cymanfa ganu - singing festivals. Majority of songs are hymns. Cymanfa ganu (singing festivals) are concerts of hymns and songs led by soloists and a conductor, with the audience are participants. Many of these festivals take place in chapels. The collection includes a programmes for a cymanfa ganu held in Westminster Chapel, London. Also included are programmes for cymanfa ysgiliod (school singing festivals).

Venues include: Llyfrfa'r Methodistiaid Calforiaidd, Camarthen; Llyfrfa'r Eglwys Fethodistiaid, Bangor; Salem Chapel, Porth Cawl; Horeb E.B. Chapel, Treorchy; Bethel Chapel, Talybont.
Conductors and artists include: D. Cynon James; Arthur Davies; Gwilym Jones; John Phillips;
Date range of collection
1896 - 1953
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Welsh Music Information Centre
15 Mount Stuart Square,Ty Cerdd Cardiff CF10 5DP United Kingdom
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The Welsh Music Information Centre, funded by the Arts Council of Wales, was re-established in 2000 under the auspices of Ty Cerdd. The Centre seeks to fulfil its role in promoting all genres of Welsh music through archiving, publishing and performance; development of international links through IAMIC, the consortium of 40 Music Information Centres worldwide; provision of information on Welsh composers and their music, in association with the Welsh Music Guild and Cyfansoddwyr Cymru/Composers of Wales. The centre holds a collection of scores by Welsh composers and misc. music of Welsh interest.
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Cardif University (Prifysgol Caerdydd)Royal College of Music LondonMuseums, Libraries and Archives Council