Telynor Cymru 2016 ends this year
Telynor Cymru 2016 has the aim of teaching the gypsy way of playing our traditional tunes. It sets out to establsh a group of players to perform these tunes across Wales in 2016 to celebrate the birth of the nationally-acclaimed Welsh gypsy harpist, John Roberts, Telynor Cymru in 1816.
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Clera's 2016 Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday, March 19th in Plas Caerdeon Residential Centre, Bontddu, near Barmouth, Gwynedd during the Clerorfa residential weekend course.
Clera is a partner again this year in Tŷ Gwerin in the National Eisteddfod which is being held in Abergavenny from Saturday, July 30th to Saturday August 6th.
There will be workshop/sessions each day as well as the folk instrumental and folk group competitions during the week. Further information on the www.sesiwn.com or www.eisteddfod.wales websites.
The final date for competition entries for this year's competitions is May 1st.
We have two interesting articles on the crwth to this website:
The last days of the crwth in Montgomeryshire
by Stephen Jones, Montgomeryshire
A new discovery with an old instrument
by Emyr Davies and Emma Lile, Saint Fagans National History Museum
Go to the www.sesiwn.com website to see session and tune clubs running in Wales
and to our website www.alawoncymru.com for a collections of tunes.
Y Glerorfa is the Welsh Traditional Music Orchestra.
Please contact us if you wish to arrange a Clerorfa performance or concert.