Wales, our land (Cymru, ein gwlad)

Wales, our land (Cymru, ein gwlad) : Vocal score

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for SATB and flute, with optional piano Wales, Our Land was composed during late summer 2002 in response to a commission from the Welsh Heritage Program at Green Mountain College, Vermont. This lilting, beautiful choral work sets text by an unknown Welsh-American slate quarryman which speaks of the poet's love of his country of origin, perhaps, even, his longing to return. It is this sense of longing for the homeland (in Welsh, hiraeth) which infuses the composition. The work is sung in English but the words "Wales, our land," may be substituted for the three recurring Welsh words, "Cymru, ein gwlad."show more

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  • Sheet music | 20 pages
  • 229 x 305 x 2mm | 61g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 0193867451
  • 9780193867451

About Hilary Tann

Welsh-born composer, Hilary Tann, lives near the Hudson River in upstate New York where she is the John Howard Payne Professor of Music at Union College. Her music is influenced by her childhood in the coal-mining valleys of South Wales, her strong identification with the natural world, and a deep interest in the traditional music of more