Music and Dance

A collection of Welsh music and dance links.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
View the orchestra's 2001 concert and broadcast schedule. Listen to broadcasts via embedded Radio 3 links.

Independent Ballet Wales
Based in Newport, South Wales, this touring classical ballet company is known for its challenging choreography and colorful costumes. Some parts of the site are missing content, but most essential details are present.

North American Welsh Choir
Comprising 150 Americans and Canadians, ages 18 to 80, the choir coordinates rehearsals and performances via the Internet.

Traditional Welsh Music
A collection of MIDI files. Among them: "Land of My Fathers," "Lord Caernarfon's Jig," "The Maid from the Parish of Penderyn," "Llanover Welsh Reel," and "Men of Harlech."

Welsh Folk Dance History
The Welsh Folk Dance Society outlines the history of Welsh folk dancing. The society organizes dance courses, produces folk music, and maintains a dance collection at the National Folk Museum.

Welsh Folksongs
From A to Z, this site lists Welsh ballads, ditties, folksongs, and hymns.

Welsh Harps
Located in Llandysul, Ceredigion, the Harp Centre of Wales sells and rents traditional handcrafted harps. Learn harp history and basics such as tuning and caring for harps. The site includes FAQs and video tutorials of traditional Welsh harp techniques and simple songs like Happy Birthday.

Welsh Choirs
An alphabetical listing of Welsh choirs provided by British Choirs on the Net.

The Welsh National Opera
An award-winning opera company that promotes opera as an inclusive art form.

Welsh Tunes
A collection of Welsh songs from Taylor's Traditional Tunebook available in MIDI format. Lyrics accompany most songs.

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