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Playlist of Morriston Orpheus Choir

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir - Myfanwy

    3:26

    Morriston Orpheus sing one of the all-time favourites - Myfanwy

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir

    5:16

    Annual Concert June 2008 Slide Show 1

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  • Calon Lan

    3:07

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    Calon Lan · Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Welsh Choral Memories

    ℗ 2011 Orange Leisure

    Released on: 2011-07-18

    Music Publisher: Cyhoeddiadau Sain

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  • The Morriston Orpheus Choir - You Raise Me Up

    4:23

    O'r Albwm 'A Thrilling Combination'
    From the Album ' A Thrilling Combination'

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  • Amazing Grace - Morriston Orpheus Choir

    2:44

    Amazing Grace sung by the famous Morriston Orpheus Choir in Alwyn Humphrey's special arrangement.

  • Land Of My Fathers

    2:27

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    Land Of My Fathers · Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Welsh Choral Memories

    ℗ 2011 Orange Leisure

    Released on: 2011-07-18

    Music Publisher: Cornerways Music
    Music Publisher: Cornerways Music.

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  • How Great Thou Art

    3:45

    Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UK

    How Great Thou Art · The Morriston Orpheus Choir

    60 Years Of Song

    ℗ 1994 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

    Composer: Stuart Hine

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  • Cwm Rhondda - Côr OrpheusTreforys/ Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:01

    Cwm Rhondda (Guide me, O though great Jehovah)

    Composed by John Hughes (1873-1932)
    Words by William Williams (1716-1791)

    Guide me, O though great Jehovah!
    Pilgrim through this barren land,
    I am weak, but Thou art mighty,
    Hold me with Thy powerful hand;
    Bread of heaven, bread of heaven,
    Feed me now and evermore.
    Feed me now and evermore.

    Open now the crystal fountain
    whence the healing stream doth flow.
    Let the fiery cloudy pillar
    lead me all my journey through:
    Strong deliverer! strong deliverer!
    Be Thou still my strength and shield.
    Be thou still my strength and shield.

    When I tread the verge of Jordan,
    bid my anxious fears subside.
    Bear me through the swelling torrent,
    land me safe on Canaan's side:
    Songs of praises. Songs of praises.
    I will ever give to Thee.
    I will ever give to Thee.

    O! am aros. O! am aros.

    Yn Ei gariad ddyddiau f'oes
    Yn Ei gariad ddyddiau f'oes

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir

    9:19

    Annual Concert 2008 Slide Show 2

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:36

    Images from Joy Amman Davies' first concert as Musical Director. Venue: All Saints Church Mumbles Swansea

  • myfanwy morriston orpheus choir

    3:45

    Colin Davies was known by many people in Wales and beyond for his love of God and encouragement of young and old alike. He was also renowned for his faithful preaching of the gospel and huge role in looking after and equipping Christian camps for young people in Wales.

    Born the only child of farming parents in Llanbedr, his mother tells of an early desire to be a minister, but it was under the ministry of Rev. Jim Webber from the age of 20 that he came to a gradual understanding of salvation.

    By 22, he professed saving faith in Christ and was baptised. He fully participated in the life of his church, taking young people to meetings around the county piled in his Land Rover.

    Later, following the Lord's calling, he entered the Presbyterian College in Aberystwyth, after which in 1974 he was ordained as a minister.
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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir

    5:16

    A musical journey of Joy Amman Davies' first year as Musical Director with the Orpheus

  • Morriston Orpheus Male Voice Choir ~ Myfanwy

    2:43

    Beautiful Old Welsh Love Song

  • Welsh National Anthem - Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

    2:39

    Performed by Morriston Orpheus Choir and The Band of the Household Cavalry

    On December 8th, 2017, the 80 strong Welsh Choir, The Morriston Orpheus Choir made the journey from Swansea to Ely, Cambridgeshire to perform alongside The Band of The Household Cavalry.

    The first song of the evening was Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, more commonly recognised as the Welsh National Anthem.

    The sound filled the cathedral and voices reverberated all the way along the Nave.

    The evening raised funds for The Household Cavalry Foundation

  • Côr OrpheusTreforys

    2:03

  • The Old Rugged Cross

    4:53

    Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UK

    The Old Rugged Cross · The Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Myfanwy

    ℗ 1984 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

    Composer: Rev Geo Bennard Arr. Humphreys

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  • Llanfair Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:07

    Another classic performance by the Morriston Orpheus Choir. The music is the famous Welsh hymn Llanfair, and sung in Welsh. Composed by Robert Williams in the early 19th century.

  • The Morriston Orpheus Choir

    4:22

    The Morriston Orpheus Choir, one of the premier choirs of Wales.

  • Gwahoddiad

    3:19

    Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UK

    Gwahoddiad · The Morriston Orpheus Choir

    60 Years Of Song

    ℗ 1994 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

    Composer: Derek Taylor
    Composer: Gwyllt
    Composer: John Tudor Davies
    Composer: L Hartsough

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir -Balm in Gilead

    3:34

    A live performance of Dr Alwyn Humphreys heart-felt arrangement of this lovely negro spiritual. It was recorded live at the 2008 Annual Concert in Swansea's Brangwyn Hall. A really beautiful a cappella performance by the Orpheus directed by Joy Amman Davies

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir at CERN

    2:50

    First Minister of the Welsh Assembly Government,Rhodri Morgan and the Large Hadron Collider project director Dr Lyn Evans join the Morriston Orpheus Choir's performance at the control room of the Big Bang research facility in Geneva, Switzerland, October 12th 2008

  • The Rhythm of Life - Morriston Orpheus & Cory conducted by Robert Childs

    2:36

    Morriston Orpheus perform The Rhythm of Life conducted by Robert Childs, joined by Wycliffe Gordon, the Robin Dewhurst Trio and Cory Band in St David's Hall Cardiff on 20th June 2009. The complete performance and much more from Morriston Orpheus, Wycliffe Gordon and the Cory Band can be seen and heard on the World of Brass DVD celebrating 125 years of the Cory Band, 'BRASS & VOICES...and all that jazz' available from

  • Cwm Rhondda

    3:23

    Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises

    Cwm Rhondda · Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Bread Of Heaven - Wales Forever

    ℗ 2006 PCR / Grownup-Records

    Released on: 2006-01-01

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  • A Merry Christmas from Morriston Orpheus Choir

    2:14

    A Merry Christmas from Morriston Orpheus Choir

  • Eli Jenkins Prayer

    2:16

    Provided to YouTube by Parlophone UK

    Eli Jenkin's Prayer · The Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Myfanwy

    ℗ 1986 Parlophone Records Ltd, a Warner Music Group Company

    Composer: Alwyn Humphreys
    Composer: Arthur Henry Dyke Troyte
    Composer: Dylan Thomas

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir at Cern.2

    1:46

    Men of Harlech sung by the Morriston Orpheus. Photos from the historic performance at CERN, the European Centre for Nuclear Research on the Swiss/French border in the control room of the Large Hadron Collider - the world's largest scientific experiment, at the invitation of Dr.Lyn Evans the project director

  • Stars - Rhydian + Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:29

    Rhydian & Morriston Orpheus Choir performing 'Sêr' a Welsh version of 'Stars' from Les Miserables. An Avanti TV Production for S4C

  • Côr Orpheus Treforys - Mor Fawr Wyt Ti

    4:06

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir - Hiraeth - tribute to the late Ken Williams

    2:53

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    from the 1976 EMI album
    The Very Best of Welsh Choirs
    EMC 3099

    Solo tenor: Ken Williams
    Conductor: Eurfryn John, ARCO, LRAM, ATCL
    Accompanist: Jennie Sims, LRAM


    Dwedwch fawrion o wybodaeth
    O ba beth a gwnaethpwyd hiraeth
    A pha ddefnydd a roedd ynddo
    Na ddarfyddo wrth ei wisgo ?

    Derfydd aur a derfydd arian
    Derfydd melfed derfydd sidan
    Derfydd pob dilledyn helaeth
    Eto er hyn ni dderfydd hiraeth

    Hiraeth mawr a hiraeth creulon
    Hiraeth sydd yn torri 'nghalon
    Pan fwyf dryma'r nos yn cysgu
    Fe ddaw hiraeth ac a'm deffry

    (Hiraeth hiraeth cilia cilia
    Paid a phwyso mor drwm arna'
    Nesa dipyn at y erchwyn
    Gad i mi gael cysgu gronyn)


    English lyrics:

    Tell me oh wise ones
    Of what stuff is hiraeth made?
    And what substance is put into it
    That it never fades from being worn

    Gold fades and silver fades
    Velvet fades silk fades
    Every sort of clothing fades
    And yet hiraeth doesn't fade

    Great Hiraeth cruel hiraeth
    Hiraeth tears at my heart
    When I'm sleeping deeply at night
    Hiraeth comes and wakes me

    (Hiraeth hiraeth away away
    Don't weigh so heavily on me
    Go a little nearer to the edge
    Let me have a little bit of sleep)

  • Morriston Orpheus Male Choir - Myfanwy

    3:19

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  • Morriston Orpheus Choir - The Rose

    3:42

    A lovely performance of The Rose recorded live in June 2008. Musical Director- Joy Amman Davies. Accompanist Michael Williams

  • Rhydian & Morriston Orpheus Choir - Bui Doi

    4:58

    Brangwyn Hall April 2012

  • Rhydian & Morriston Orpheus Choir - Youll Never Walk Alone

    3:23

    At Brangwyn Hall for the MOC Gala Concert on 14th April 2012

  • Gwahoddiad - Côr OrpheusTreforys/ Morriston Orpheus Choir

    1:46

    Gwahoddiad (Arglwydd Dyma Fi) (english lyrics below welsh)
    Geiriau:

    Mi glywaf dyner lais,
    Yn galw arnaf fi,
    I ddod a golchi meiau gyd.
    Yn afon Calfari.
    Arglwydd, dyma fi
    ar dy alwad di,
    Golch fi'n burlan yn y gwaed
    a gaed ar Galfari.

    Gogoniant byth am drefn,
    Y cymod a'r glanhad;
    Derbyniaf Iesu fel yr wyf,
    A chanaf am y gwaed.

    Arglwydd, dyma fi
    ar dy alwad di,
    Golch fi'n burlan yn y gwaed
    a gaed ar Galfari.

    ENGLISH translation:

    I hear thy gentle voice
    Calling to me
    To come and wash all my sins
    In the river of Calvary.

    Chorus:

    Lord, here I am
    At thy call,
    Bleach my soul in the blood
    Which flowed on Calvary.

    Glory ever for ordering
    The reconciliation and the expurgation;
    I will receive Jesus as I am
    And sing about the blood.

    Chorus:

    Lord, here I am
    At thy call,
    Bleach my soul in the blood
    Which flowed on Calvary.

    Gwahoddiad was originally a hymn from the US called I hear thy welcome voice, the words and tune of which were written in 1872 by the American Methodist minister and hymn writer Lewis Hartsough (1828-1919), during a re­viv­al meet­ing at Epworth, Iowa where Hartsough was Pastor. Hartsough was music editor of The Revivalist, first published in Troy, New York in 1868 and revised in 1872.

    The Welsh version Gwahoddiad, written by Calvinistic Methodist minister and musician Rev. John Roberts (Ieuan Gwyllt), has become so well-known in translation that many people believe it to be a traditional Welsh hymn.

  • Gwahoddiad, in Welsh, with Morriston Orpheus

    2:43

    Singing Gwahoddiad, in Welsh, in South Wales with the fantastic Morriston Orpheus MVC. 13th July, 2019.

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir - Mansions of the Lord

    3:13

    A beautiful and moving performance

  • Aberystwyth - Côr Orpheus Treforys/ Morriston Orpheus Choir

    2:59

    Aberystwyth (Jesus, lover of my soul! - Iesu, cyfaill f'enaid i!) - Côr OrpheusTreforys/ Morriston Orpheus Choir

    Geiriau/ Lyrics:

    Jesus, lover of my soul,
    Let me to thy bosom fly,
    While the gathering waters roll,
    While the tempest still is high;
    Hide me, O my Saviour, hide,
    Till the storm of life is past;
    Safe into the haven guide,
    O receive my soul at last!

    Noddfa arall nid oes un
    Wrthyt glyn fy enaid gwan:
    Paid am gadael, bydd dy Hun
    Imi'n gysur ac yn rhan:
    Ti yw Gwrthrych mawr fy ffydd,
    Ti yw 'nghymorth, neb ond Ti;
    Cudd fy mhen digysgod, cudd
    Odan nawdd dy adain Di.

    Plenteous grace with thee is found,
    Grace to cleanse from every sin;
    Let the healing streams abound,
    Make and keep me pure within.
    Thou of life the fountain art;
    Freely let me take of thee;
    Spring thou up within my heart,
    Rise to all eternity.

  • Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau / Morriston Orpheus Male Choir 1969

    2:06

    #vinyl #recording #choir

  • The Morriston Orpheus Choir - Myfanwy

    3:19

    Myfanwy (← annwyl, beloved) is a popular Welsh song, composed by Joseph Parry and first published in 1875. Parry wrote the music to lyrics written by Richard Davies ('Mynyddog'; 1833-77). Some sources say it was written with Parry's childhood sweetheart, Myfanwy Llywellyn, in mind, although the lyrics were probably inspired by the fourteenth-century love-story of Myfanwy Fychan of Dinas Brân, Llangollen and the poet Hywel ab Einion. That story was also the subject of the popular poem, 'Myfanwy Fychan' (1858), by John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-87).

    Lyrics (Welsh):

    Paham mae dicter, O Myfanwy,
    Yn llenwi'th lygaid duon di?
    A'th ruddiau tirion, O Myfanwy,
    Heb wrido wrth fy ngweled i?
    Pa le mae'r wên oedd ar dy wefus
    Fu'n cynnau 'nghariad ffyddlon ffôl?
    Pa le mae sain dy eiriau melys,
    Fu'n denu'n nghalon ar dy ôl?

    Pa beth a wneuthum, O Myfanwy
    I haeddu gwg dy ddwyrudd hardd?
    Ai chwarae oeddit, O Myfanwy
    Â thanau euraidd serch dy fardd?
    Wyt eiddo im drwy gywir amod
    Ai gormod cadw'th air i mi?
    Ni cheisiaf fyth mo'th law, Myfanwy,
    Heb gael dy galon gyda hi.

    Myfanwy boed yr holl o'th fywyd
    Dan heulwen ddisglair canol dydd.
    A boed i rosyn gwridog iechyd
    I ddawnsio ganmlwydd ar dy rudd.
    Anghofia'r oll o'th addewidion
    A wnest i rywun, 'ngeneth ddel,
    A dyro'th law, Myfanwy dirion
    I ddim ond dweud y gair Ffarwél.

    Lyrics (English):

    Why is it anger, O Myfanwy,
    That fills your eyes so dark and clear?
    Your gentle cheeks, O sweet Myfanwy,
    Why blush they not when I draw near?
    Where is the smile that once most tender
    Kindled my love so fond, so true?
    Where is the sound of your sweet words,
    That drew my heart to follow you?

    What have I done, O my Myfanwy,
    To earn your frown? What is my blame?
    Was it just play, my sweet Myfanwy,
    To set your poet's love aflame?
    You truly once to me were promised,
    Is it too much to keep your part?
    I wish no more your hand, Myfanwy,
    If I no longer have your heart.

    Myfanwy, may you spend your lifetime
    Beneath the midday sunshine's glow,
    And on your cheeks O may the roses
    Dance for a hundred years or so.
    Forget now all the words of promise
    You made to one who loved you well,
    Give me your hand, my sweet Myfanwy,
    But one last time, to say farewell.

  • Kula Serenade Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:53

    Another classic recording by the Morriston Orpheus Choir, this time featuring the lyrical tenor voice of Wyn Ashton in Lyn Harry's special arrangement of the Kula Serenade

  • Gwahoddiad

    3:10

    Gwahoddiad sung by The Morriston Orpheus Choir at the Princess Diana Memorial Service Roman Catholic Cathedral Liverpool on BBC Songs Of Praise 1997

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir_Geneva_part1

    4:25

    The famous Morriston Orpheus Choir visited Geneva and CERN in October 08. This video by Alan Lewis shows the outward journey and features interviews from the Tour Manager and Concert Organiser.

  • Geneva Concert Morriston Orpheus

    3:36

    A video slide show of Stewart Rhodes official photos of the Morriston Orpheus Choir concert at the BFM Concert Hall in Geneva, October '08 for the ECLAT charity working with disabled people. The music is What Would I Do Without My Music.

  • Now is the hour - Côr OrpheusTreforys/ Morriston Orpheus Choir

    3:03

    This version's lyrics below
    Sung with respect by the Morriston Orpheus Choir, Abertawe.

    Geiriau/ lyrics:

    Sunset glow fades in the west.
    Night o'er the valley is creeping.
    Birds cuddle down in their nest
    Soon all the world will be sleeping.

    And now is the hour
    When we must say goodbye.
    Soon you'll be sailing
    Far across the sea.

    While you're away
    Oh, please, remember me.
    When you return
    You'll find me waiting here.

    While you're away
    Oh, please, remember me.
    When you return
    You'll find me waiting here.

    When you return
    You'll find me waiting here.

    Now Is the Hour is a popular song, though often described as a traditional Māori song, the english lyrics are by Clement Scott, an Australian. It is usually credited to Clement Scott, Maewa Kaihau & Dorothy Stewart.

  • Youll Never Walk Alone - Rhydian + Morriston Orpheus Choir

    2:47

    'Ni Cherddi'n Unig Fyth' a Welsh version of 'You'll Never Walk Alone' - Rhydian + Morriston Orpheus Choir. An Avanti TV Production for S4C

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir - Swansea Town

    4:16

    A recording from 1977 of John Davies' modern folk song 'Swansea Town' with the lovely tenor voice of Wyn Ashton and the rich voices of the Morriston Orpheus. The majority of the photos are used by kind permission of Alex Thomas

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir impromptu performance 13 11 09

    2:51

    Morriston Orpheus Choir supported Howard Jones on 13.11.09 at St David's Hall Cardiff. At the after show party they performed some impromptu sing songs - this is one of them.

  • Y Delyn Aur - Morriston Orpheus Choir

    5:06

    1950s Columbia label 78 playing on an Ultra 6018.

  • Morriston Orpheus Choir Annual Concert 09

    3:44

    Morriston Orpheus Choir's Annual Concert in Swansea's Brangwyn Hall, 2009 presented as a video slide-show. The music can be heard in full on the latest CD 'Nella Fantasia' on the Sain label.

  • Tydi A Roddaist / Morriston Orpheus Male Choir 1969

    4:16

    #vinyl #recording #choir

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