Songs Everlasting

Episodes

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20070902

Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

1/3. Myfanwy

Composed by the prolific Joseph Parry, Myfanwy is one of the best known of all Welsh love songs and the one most favoured by male voice choirs. But who was the real Myfanwy and why has the song endured for so long?

Followed by News.

20070909

Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

2/3. Cwm Rhondda

The hymn tune sung to the words Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah has been described as Wales' second National Anthem. Better known as Bread of Heaven to rugby and football fans, the song epitomises the Welsh love of homeland and culture.

Followed by News.

20070916

Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

3/3. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn

This 18th-century folk song describes the tragic love affair between Wil Hopcyn and Ann Thomas, the Maid of Cefn Ydfa. But is there any truth in the story and what is it about the haunting melody that has made the song so widely popular?

Followed by News.

20080105

"Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

1/3. Myfanwy

Composed by the prolific Joseph Parry, Myfanwy is one of the best known of all Welsh love songs and the one most favoured by male voice choirs. But who was the real Myfanwy and why has the song endured for so long?"

20080112

Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

2/3. Cwm Rhondda

The hymn tune sung to the words Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah has been described as Wales' second National Anthem. Better known as Bread of Heaven to rugby and football fans, the song epitomises the Welsh love of homeland and culture.

20080119

"Bryn Terfel explores iconic Welsh songs.

3/3. Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn

This 18th-century folk song describes the tragic love affair between Wil Hopcyn and Ann Thomas, the Maid of Cefn Ydfa. But is there any truth in the story and what is it about the haunting melody that has made the song so widely popular?"

01Myfanwy2007090220080105

Composed by the prolific Joseph Parry, Myfanwy is one of the best known of all Welsh love songs and the one most favoured by male voice choirs. But who was the real Myfanwy and why has the song endured for so long?

02Cwm Rhondda2007090920080112

The hymn tune sung to the words Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah has been described as Wales' second National Anthem. Better known as Bread of Heaven to rugby and football fans, the song epitomises the Welsh love of homeland and culture.

03 LASTBugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn2007091620080119

This 18th-century folk song describes the tragic love affair between Wil Hopcyn and Ann Thomas, the Maid of Cefn Ydfa. But is there any truth in the story and what is it about the haunting melody that has made the song so widely popular?

0101Myfanwy2007090220080105

Composed by the prolific Joseph Parry, Myfanwy is one of the best known of all Welsh love songs and the one most favoured by male voice choirs. But who was the real Myfanwy and why has the song endured for so long?

0102Cwm Rhondda2007090920080112

The hymn tune sung to the words Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah has been described as Wales' second National Anthem. Better known as Bread of Heaven to rugby and football fans, the song epitomises the Welsh love of homeland and culture.

0103 LASTBugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn2007091620080119

This 18th-century folk song describes the tragic love affair between Wil Hopcyn and Ann Thomas, the Maid of Cefn Ydfa. But is there any truth in the story and what is it about the haunting melody that has made the song so widely popular?

0201Unto Us A Child Is Born20081222

Featuring an interview with the archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.

In the first of a new series examining classic Christmas songs, Bryn Terfel tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Featuring interviews with the archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and composer John Rutter.

0201Unto Us A Child Is Born *20081222

Featuring an interview with the archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.

In the first of a new series examining classic Christmas songs, Bryn Terfel tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Featuring interviews with the archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and composer John Rutter.

0202Deck The Halls2008122320081228

Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls.

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls: how it evolved from an ancient Welsh dance tune, the origination of the words, its association with New Year and why it has become a favourite for recording artists of all persuasions.

0202Deck The Halls20081228

Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls.

0202Deck The Halls *20081223

Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls.

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls: how it evolved from an ancient Welsh dance tune, the origination of the words, its association with New Year and why it has become a favourite for recording artists of all persuasions.

0203Ave Maria20081225

Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians, including the composer John Rutter and director of music at Kings College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury.

0203Ave Maria2008122520081228

Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians, including the composer John Rutter and director of music at Kings College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury.

0203Ave Maria20081228

Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians

0204 LASTFantasia On Christmas Carols20081226

Bryn explores Ralph Vaughan Williams's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams by examining the composer's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

0204 LASTFantasia On Christmas Carols2008122620081229

Bryn explores Ralph Vaughan Williams's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

Bryn Terfel explores classic Christmas songs and tries to find out what it is that makes some of them them so popular.

Bryn marks the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ralph Vaughan Williams by examining the composer's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

0204 LASTFantasia On Christmas Carols20081229

Bryn explores Ralph Vaughan Williams's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

21Unto Us a Child Is Born20081222

. Featuring an interview with the archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams.

22Deck the Halls20081223

. Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls.

22Deck the Halls20081228

. Bryn speaks to composers and scholars about the carol Deck the Halls.

23Ave Maria20081225

. Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians

23Ave Maria20081228

. Bryn explores various settings of the Ave Maria with the help of musicians and theologians

24 LASTFantasia on Christmas Carols20081226

. Bryn explores Ralph Vaughan Williams's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.

24 LASTFantasia on Christmas Carols20081229

. Bryn explores Ralph Vaughan Williams's 1912 work Fantasia on Christmas Carols.