FTX-053 - HARPS AND HORNPIPES

NANSI RICHARDS & GYPSY WOODS

 

Nansi RICHARDS (1888-1979) - who learned from the Welsh gypsies - plays the triple-harp for Hywel Wood to clog-dance and tells how she met them - Hywel has a conversation, in Welsh Romany, with his brother, Manfri (explained after in English) - then Nansi plays some more dance-tunes and airs - Manfri tells fishing and poaching stories and seeks answers to his riddles - Hywel sings in both Welsh & English - recorded by Peter Kennedy & Emrys Cleaver at Penybontfawr, Oswestry in 1954
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CLOG HORNPIPES - NOS GALEN - FAIRY REEL - MOEL YR WYDDFA - MEN OF HARLECH - WAS YOU EVER SEE? - WREXHAM HORNPIPE - Y LYFANT A MEDIODD - GYPSY HORNPIPE - Y FERCH O BLEWY PENDERYN - NAPOLEON'S GRAND MARCH - BARGAINING SONG - TAVERN IN THE TOWN - THREE MEN WENT A-HUNTING - RISING OF THE LARK - I WAS IN THE HAYSHED WITH MY FATHER - RHYF WYTH (Welsh Hornpipe)

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