Hymns and Arias

Great Voices of Wales

Edited by Trevor Herbert and Peter Stead

Hymns and Arias

Edited by Trevor Herbert and Peter Stead

Distributed for University of Wales Press

248 pages | 9 3/10 x 6 1/10
Cloth $5.00 ISBN: 9780708316993 Published September 2001 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
Introduction Trevor Herbert and Peter Stead

Robert Rees (Eos Morlais) Hywel Teifi Edwards

The Welsh Tenors Kenneth Bowen

Geraint Evans Patrick Hannan

Gwyneth Jones Robert Bideleux

Margaret Price Rian Evans

Stuart Burrows Phil George

Gwynne Howell Barrie Morgan

Dennis O’Neil Frank Lincoln

Kelly, Cerys and James Dean Bradfield Dai Griffiths

Bryn Terfel Geraint Lewis

The Choir Gareth Williams

Tom Jones Trevor Herbert

Shirley Bassey Dai Smith

Light Entertainment Teleri Bevan

Robert Tear Peter Stead
Review Quotes
Western Mail Magazine

“ . . . the most impressive publication of the year.” –Western Mail Magazine

Dean Powell | Western Mail

“A classic tribute to Wales’ image as the Land of Song and undoubtedly the best book of the year.” –Dean Powell, Literary Editor, Western Mail


“This collection of essays is a celebration of Welsh singing. All the great names are here, including Geraint Evans, Margaret Price, Tom Jones, Dafydd Iwan and Cerys Matthews, but even to mention some of them gives no idea of the book’s coverage; over two hundred Welsh singers are listed in the index. Some of the essays deal with individual singers while others cover broader topics; each one is well researched and is written by a contributor who has an intimate knowledge of the subject . . . ‘Praise the Lord!’ said the Rev. Eli Jenkins, ‘We are a musical nation’. Anyone who doubts this has only to read this collection of essays which will give pleasure to anyone who enjoys Welsh singing, past and present, solo and choral, classical and popular.” –www.gwales.com

New Welsh Review

“. . . this excellent symposium on Welsh singers.” –New Welsh Review

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