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Suo gân

First line:
Hunan blentyn, ar fy mynwes
composer
traditional Welsh
arranger
author of text

 
Suo Gân is a traditional Welsh lullaby, its title literally meaning lulling song or lullaby. Its tune (anonymous) first appeared in print in about 1800, while the words were written down by the folklorist Robert Bryan (1858-1920). George Guest’s arrangement was published as part of Two Advent Carols and a Lullaby. The song featured prominently in Spielberg’s 1987 film Empire of the Sun.

from notes by Phillip Borg-Wheeler © 2016

Recordings

Adeste fideles
Studio Master: SIGCD460Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Emilia
SIGCD141Download only
Greensleeves
Studio Master: SIGCD447Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Postcards
Studio Master: SIGCD393Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
The last rose of summer
Studio Master: SIGCD598Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Details

Track 10 on SIGCD141 [4'41] Download only
Track 18 on SIGCD393 [3'47] Download only
Track 7 on SIGCD447 [3'11] Download only
Track 11 on SIGCD460 [3'08] Download only
Track 21 on SIGCD598 [5'06] Download only

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