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Y Delyn Aur The Golden Harp
Choral Part for four part choir (SATB) accompanied by harp
Ann Griffiths
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Cover image Work: Single work for SATB Choir & Harp
Catalogue No: Adlais 153 (choral part)
ISMN: 979-0-57032-133-9 (choral part)
Edition: August 2008, A5 stapled
Suitable for: Grade 5-6 Pedal Harp & SATB Choir
Price:: £1.25  Go to shop
See Also: Harpist will need score Adlais 022: Y Delyn Aur
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Y Delyn Aur

Although obviously of much greater antiquity, the hymn-tune Y DELYN AUR (The Golden Harp) was first published only in 1879. The tune is inextricably linked with the words of William Williams, Pantycelyn's hymn bearing the same title. In this arrangement Y Delyn Aur is interwoven with the ancient plainsong melody Te lucis ante terminum, the office hymn for Compline.

This choral arrangement was made at the request of harpist Brynmor Williams and is dedicated to the Auckland Welsh Choir and its conductor Diana Rhodes. The harpist uses the score Adlais 022, the choir use Adlais 153.

The cover engraving is by Liliane Schaefer-Minerbe (1934-2003).

Front cover of the score

Sample of the music