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Hymns and Arias free pdf In this collection of essays, a group of musical enthusiasts assess the international careers of great Welsh soloists in the context of the national musical tradition. These individual careers are examined against the background of wider local traditions such as the Eisteddfod, religious festivals and male voice choirs. The emphasis of the book will be on the classical and operatic but the sheer variety and perpetually evolving nature of popular music in Wales is reflected in both general essays and in studies of two of the country's most successful entertainers. The book includes detailed chapters of Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey and Bryn Terfel, alongside contemporary music phenomenons such as The Stereophonics, Catatonia and the Manic Street Preachers.

About Trevor Herbert

Peter Stead is currently a free-lance author and broadcaster, and former senior lecturer in history at University of Wales, Swansea. Trevor Herbert is a Professor of music at the Open University of Wales, and is an authority on British music history and a former professional musician. Hywel Teifi Edwards (former professor of Welsh at Swansea) Kenneth Bowen (professional singer and teacher at RCM) John Hugh Thomas (Swansea Bach Choir and former lecturer, Department of Adult and Continuing Education, Swansea) Patrick Harman (broadcaster and author) Robert Bideleux (Politics Department, Swansea) Rhian Evans (Western Mail) Phil George (former Head of Arts, BBC Wales) Barrie Morgan (King's College, London) Frank Lincoln (broadcaster, actor) Geraint Lewis (former lecturer Bangor, composer, Nimbus records) Gareth Williams (professor of history, Aberystwyth) Dai Smith (former professor, Cardiff, then BBC Wales, now University of Glamorgan) Dewi Griffiths (former BBC Wales) Dai Griffiths (head of music, Oxford Brookes University)

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Author : Trevor Herbert
Publisher : University of Wales Press
Data Published : 28 September 2001
ISBN : 0708316999
EAN : 9780708316993
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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