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Gareth Glyn,
Frogwy Fawr,
Llangwyllog,
LLANGEFNI
Ynys Môn
LL77 7PX

Phone: +44 (0) 1248 750418
Mobile: 0777 6344 250
Email: post@garethglyn.info

"nostalgic, tender and delicate"

(Abeille-Musique, France)

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Main Compositions


A Night at the Opera       Character piece for orchestra 1997
A Snowdon Overture     Orchestral overture 1986
Addolwn Ef (brass band)           sequence of Welsh carols    1997
Anglesey Seascapes (also known as 
"Anglesey Sketches")
Suite for string orchestra or ensemble                       2001
Cadernid Gwynedd    Concert (or test) piece for brass band      1990
Canu'n Iach (A Parting Song) variations for instrumental groups, bands and orchestras  1996
Cariad Welsh folksongs on the theme of love, for symphony orchestra  2008
Dirion Dir Overture  Overture for brass band      2006
Enduring City      Orchestral tone-poem with optional narration      2009
Eryri Symphonic Poem   1980
Eryri (brass band)      Arrangement for brass band of the original orchestral overture    1998
Fresco Orchestral overture   1986
Gwylmabsant (brass band)      short version for brass band of the original for organ and orchestra 2006
Legend of the Lake    orchestral suite  1984
Little Suite for Strings   Suite for string orchestra 2011
Stag's Leap    Orchestral overture                 2010
Symphony Symphony 1991
Afon Alaw (The River Alaw)        contralto solo with brass band (or piano)  

2006

All Together Now!          Suite for symphony orchestra and flute, violin and trumpet learners

2007

Brodyr Maeth Hywel (Hywel's Foster-Brothers)  tenor solo with brass band (or piano)      

2006

Brwydr Tâl Moelfre (The Battle of Tâl Moelfre)    setting for SATB choir with brass band (or piano)

2006

Bryn Celli Ddu      baritone solo with brass band (or piano)

2006

Cadwyn (Cycle)        choral folk-song settings with piano or orchestra

1983

Caneuon Cariad      Sequence of Welsh love-folksongs for 2-part choir and orchestra (or piano)

2003

Cathy Randall's Cottage       setting for SA or SSAA and brass band (or piano)

2005

Cello Concerto       concerto for cello and orchestra     

1987

Christ the King (SATB/unison/SA -
all versions on one copy)       
Carol for soloists and/or choir, with piano or brass band

1997

Christ the King (solo/duet)       carol; available in several versions from solo with piano to massed soloists, choirs and brass band

1990

Classy Classics        setting of classical melodies for children with symphony orchestra

1998

Cockney Medley/Cockney Songs                        Arrangements of London-themed music hall songs for multi-ability brass orchestra

2009

Concerto for Trumpet and Band        Trumpet concerto (with symphonic wind orchestra)

2008

EGAD!    Variations on an original theme for concert  violinists, symphony orchestra and string learners

2005

EGAD! (version with additional instruments)     Variations on an original theme for concert violinists, symphony orchestra and violin learners

2008

Er Nad yw 'Nghnawd Ond Gwellt (Though My   cantata for mixed choir and orchestra       

1979

Flesh Be But Grass) (SATB)Four Welsh Nursery Songs    choral setting for unison voices and orchestra (or piano)

1995

Gentle Land           Cantata for massed choirs (SATB, TTBB, SSA, children), SATB soloists and brass band

2006

Gwylmabsant         Festive overture for organ and orchestra

1994

Gwylmabsant (children's choir)     choral setting (children) with brass band (or piano)  

2006

Henffych Well (Fôn, Dirion Dir)   setting for vocal soloists, choirs and brass band

2006

Llanrwst   Solo for tenor and piano (also available with orchestral, or ensemble, accompaniment)

1988

Llyn Cerrig Bach (Cerrig Bach Lake)     Duet for SA with brass band (or piano)   

2006

Llys Aberffraw (Aberffraw Court)               tenor solo with brass band (or piano)          

2006

Microncerto  mini-concerto for double bass and orchestra     

2004

Moto Concert piece for horn & orchestra  

1996

Music Makers Sing!     Song-cycle for school choirs and symphony orchestra

2007

Plas Penmynydd (Penmynydd House)    choral setting for TTBB with brass band (or piano)

2006

Project: MusicMakers          Dramatic work for actors, symphony orchestra and audience participation

2002

Psalm 150    setting for male choir and orchestra (or with piano)  

1988

Rhen Sir Fôn     setting for SATB soloists and male choir, brass band (or piano)

2006

Royal Charter            baritone solo with SATB choir and brass band (or piano)

2006

Seiriol and Cybi       choral setting (children) with brass band (or piano)         

2006

Tân yn y Tiwb (Fire in the Tube)      setting for vocal soloists, choirs and brass band (or piano)

2006

The Harp   Concert piece for male choir, concertante harp and orchestra OR TTBB, piano and harp OR TTBB and piano

2007

The Mission of SPM-1    Dramatic work for actors, symphony orchestra and  audience participation

2000

Three Songs from "Dirion Dir" 
("Gentle Land")   
Three movements from "Dirion Dir" ("Gentle Land") for children's choir, arranged as an unbroken medley (choir and brass band, or piano)

2006

Trumpet Concerto       Concerto for trumpet and orchestra       

2008

Ultraduck monodrama for narrator and chamber orchestra - a  sequence to 'Peter and the Wolf'

2006

Ultraduck Monodrama for narrator and chamber orchestra - a  sequel to 'Peter and the Wolf'

2003

Welsh Incident    duodrama for narrator, concertante double bass and orchestra

1989

Ymosodiad Swetoniws (Suetonius' Attack)   Setting for SATB choir with brass band (or piano)

2006

Zit Monodrama for narrator and chamber orchestra 

2005

Addolwn Ef (original)     sequence of Welsh carols     1992
Attacca!    Chamber piece for young players      1993
Breichled Folk-song cycle for voice, harp and flute  1990
Bro Madog   Fanfare 1987
Chwarae Plant    Suite of 4 pieces for harp 1993
Chwyrnas (Whizzer)     moto perpetuo for harp  1990
Crow piece for piano (left hand)        1997
Cwlwm Cân     chain of folk-song settings for 6 harps 1983
Dolbadarn (brass band)      extended fanfare        2008
Dolbadarn (brass ensemble)   extended fanfare        2005
Dolbadarn (symphonic wind orchestra)  extended fanfare        2004
Dolwyddelan 1  Fanfare 1985
Dolwyddelan 2   Extended fanfare 1985
Dramadog flourish for brass             1987
Dyfal Donc (ensemble)      Character piece for guitars      2004
Dyfal Donc (version for guitar duo)  Duet for guitars        1993
Erddigan harp solo     1985
Geiriau Gerallt (The Words of Giraldus)   suite for harp and quartet of strings        1988
Gimme Five Elementary piece for guitar   2006
Guitar Sonata  guitar sonata       1994
Hengerdd cello suite       1984
Ice Afire   harp piece   1997
In Memoriam Cruciatorum Infantum (In Memory of Tortured Children) - chamber  version concert piece for concertante viola and piano quartet  2002
In Memoriam Cruciatorum Infantum (In Memory of Tortured Children) - viola and piano version concert piece for viola and piano 2005
Knell piano variations  1980
Mabinogi chamber suite 1983
o yr wyf yn eu cofio meddaf wrthych piano quintet   1979
O'r Pren Braf!  (What a Fine Tree!)   suite for four harps, oboe and bassoon 1986
Penrhiw Organ solo       2009
Pianimals 3 unusual pieces for piano     1997
Ploryn Drama i lefarydd a cherddorfa siambr 2005
Polar Bear       piano piece   1997
Prelude and Toccata     harp solo    1982
Sad Song Elementary piece for guitar     2006
Sonatina (for three instruments)      chamber sonatina 1971
Sonatina for cello and piano     easy sonatina for cello and piano    1995
Song and Dance    piece for violin and piano  1998
Spring Lambs   Easy variations for harp duet or ensemble    2009
Star Turn    Suite for brass instrument & piano (published in various versions)   1995
Taro Heibio    study for four percussionists       1983
The Gander and the Lark     duodrama 1971
The Harpist of Tregaron  harp solo  1996
Three Minutes          3 mvts. for horn and cello          1996
Three Psalms for Organ        organ suite      1982
To Towyn with a Harp   Variations for a quintet of harps   1991
Triban (original version, for harp)   harp suite       1977
Triban (version for two guitars)      suite for two guitars           2000
Welsh Incident (DB/pf)      duodrama for narrator, double bass and piano         1989
Wonky Donkey       Elementary piece for guitar        2006
Zebra Piece for young pianists          1994
Zit Monodrama for narrator and chamber orchestra     2005
Afon Alaw (The River Alaw)    contralto solo with brass band (or piano)   

2006

All the Hours We Saw  song-cycle for baritone, soprano and piano  

1988

Brodyr Maeth Hywel (Hywel's Foster-Brothers) tenor solo with brass band (or piano)     

2006

Bryn Celli Ddu      baritone solo with brass band (or piano)    

2006

Challenge tenor solo with piano   

1995

Deuwch Ataf   hymn for tenor and piano  

1988

Feeding the Birds            Song for high voice and piano     

2001

Fida song for baritone and harp; version also for soprano and harp

1989

Futile solo for bass and piano   

1988

Golgotha tenor solo with piano          

1995

Have You a Dog?  song or choral setting for SA or TB and piano 

1985

Herod's Song           Dramatic concert aria for baritone and chamber  ensemble

1994

Hymn to the Virgin         song for baritone and harp; version also for soprano and harp

1989

January Song for high voice and piano    

2001

January Songs     Trilogy of songs for high voice and piano 

2001

Life Reborn song-cycle for tenor and piano on the subject of rebirth

1995

Llanrwst Solo for tenor and piano (also available with orchestral, or ensemble, accompaniment)

1988

Llanw Môn (The Tides of Anglesey)  unaccompanied setting for SATB    

2006

Llyn Cerrig Bach (Cerrig Bach Lake)     Duet for SA with brass band (or piano) 

2006

Llys Aberffraw (Aberffraw Court)       tenor solo with brass band (or piano)   

2006

Recalling solo for low voice and piano (originally for soprano)   

1988

Rhen Sir Fôn   setting for SATB soloists and male choir, brass band (or piano)

2006

Royal Charter baritone solo with SATB choir and brass band (or piano)

2006

Slowly the Ticking Clock song with piano accompaniment      

1968

Snowdrops (Cynan)          song for tenor and piano      

1995

Snowdrops (Waldo Williams)    Song for high voice and piano 

2001

Songs of the Marches     song-cycle for baritone and harp (version also for soprano and harp)

1989

Sons of the War       solo for baritone or bass and piano

1988

Spring tenor solo with piano   

1995

Talons solo for high voice and piano  

1969

The Cauldron     tenor solo with piano 

1995

The Collar  song for baritone and harp; version also for soprano and harp

1989

The Shrew   song for baritone and harp; version also for soprano and harp

1989

The Star Carol (solo singer)     carol for solo voice or duo and piano (with optional  SATB chorus)

1985

The Swan Carol (solo voice)       song

1998

The Thought    song for baritone and harp; version also for soprano and harp

1989

The Welsh Assembly       vocal solo with harp accompaniment     

1999

Brwydr Tâl Moelfre (The Battle of Tâl Moelfre) setting for SATB choir with brass band (or piano) 2006
Cadwyn  (Cycle) choral folk-song settings with piano or orchestra 1983
Cantate Domino (Sing to Jehovah) setting for SATB and piano          1987
Canu'r Wenallt Setting of songs from "Under Milk Wood" for female choir and piano 2010
Cathy Randall's Cottage setting for SA or SSAA and brass band (or piano)         2005
Celebration A pair of contrasting choral settings on the theme of celebration, for SATB and optional harp - the two settings are published separately by Gwynn Publishing: The Nativity and Sixth Birthday 2005
Christ the King (SATB/unison/SA - all versions on one copy) Carol for soloists and/or choir, with piano or brass band         1997
Classy Classics setting of classical melodies for children with symphony orchestra 1998
Clychau'r Gog (Bluebells) choral setting for male choir and piano 1984
Come to the Feast children's song with piano accompaniment 1988
Cymru setting for SATB and piano 1983
Deryn Du yr Hendre (The Hendre Blackbird) choral setting for male choir and piano 2010
Down by the Shore folk-song setting for male choir 1993
Dwylo'n Cyfarch (Greeting Hands) children's song 2004
Dyma'r Dydd (Now This Day) setting for unaccompanied SATB choir 1987
Eifionydd setting for male choir and piano 1997
El Noi de la Mare (arrangement) choral arrangement of a Catalan carol 1997
Er Nad yw 'Nghnawd Ond Gwellt (Though My Flesh Be But Grass) (SATB) cantata for mixed choir and orchestra   1979
Er Nad yw 'Nghnawd Ond Gwellt (Though My Flesh Be But Grass) (TTBB) Cantata for TTBB and piano        1979
Faithful True Love Sequence of Welsh love folksongs for unaccompanied SATB 2009
Feet (SA) setting for female choir and piano 1989
Ffrindiau (Friends) song from children's opera (with piano) 1985
Fluff (SATB) setting for unaccompanied SATB choir 2008
Fluff (SSAA) choral setting for unaccompanied female choir 2002
Four Welsh Nursery Songs choral setting for unison voices and orchestra (or piano) 1980
Fy Ngwlad (My Country) setting for SATB and piano 1980
Gentle Land Cantata for massed choirs (SATB, TTBB, SSA, children), SATB soloists and brass band 2006
Goldenhair setting for SA and harp (or piano) 2002
Gotta Grey Horse choral setting for 3-voice choir (TTB or SSA) and piano             1980
Gwinllan a Roddwyd (A Vineyard was Given) setting for SATB and piano 1999
Gwylmabsant (children's choir) choral setting (children) with brass band (or piano) 2006
Gyfrinferch Santaidd (Blessed Mystic) setting for female choir and piano 1997
Hail, Potatoes! setting for unaccompanied SATB choir 1987
Hail, Potatoes! TTBB Hymn for children and piano 2004
Haleliwia Byth I'r Iesu Hymn for children and piano 1998
Henffych Well (Fôn, Dirion Dir) setting for vocal soloists, choirs and brass band 2006
Lali Tali Arrangement of Welsh folksongs for women's voices and piano 1984
Machynlleth Fair choral setting for SATB and piano 2002
Men Went to Catraeth setting for unaccompanied male choir 1993
Never Was Dawn so Bright choral setting for SATB and piano or brass ensemble 1991
Plas Penmynydd (Penmynydd House) choral setting for TTBB with brass band (or piano) 2006
Psalm 150 setting for male choir and orchestra (or with piano) 1988
Seiriol and Cybi choral setting (children) with brass band (or piano) 2006
Sixth Birthday Choral setting for unaccompanied SATB 2005
Tân yn y Tiwb (Fire in the Tube) setting for vocal soloists, choirs and brass band (or piano) 2006
The Car choral setting for TB or SA and piano 1985
The Future's Beginning Today setting for male chorus and piano (or organ) 1998
The Harp Concert piece for male choir, concertante harp and orchestra OR TTBB, piano and harp OR TTBB and piano 2007
The Nativity Choral setting for SATB and optional harp 2005
The Shawl Dance setting for TTBB and piano 1995
The Star Carol (SATB) carol for mixed choir and piano 1997
The Star Carol (TTBB) Carol for male choir and piano 1997
The Swan Carol (SATB) choral setting for mixed choir and harp (or piano) 1990
The Swan Carol (TTBB) choral setting for male choir and harp (or piano)          1990
Three Songs from "Dirion Dir" ("Gentle Land")           Three movements from "Dirion Dir" ("Gentle Land") for  children's choir, arranged as an unbroken medley (choir and brass band, or piano) 2006
Y Bryniau Melynion (The Yellow Hills) choral setting for male choir and piano 1988
Y Dryw Bach Drwg (The Naughty Little Wren) (original) choral setting for children and ensemble   1998
Y Dryw Bach Drwg (The Naughty Little Wren, short version) setting of a poem for children and chamber group    2000
Y Gymraeg choral setting for SATB 1985
Ymosodiad Swetoniws (Suetonius' Attack) Setting for SATB choir with brass band (or piano) 2006

 

Ffaliffolion Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 2007
Y Castell Coll (The Lost Castle) Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 2005
Grêt Lyricist: Hywel Gwynfryn 2003
Branwen Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 2001
Ail-Liwio'r Byd (Re-Colouring the World) Lyricist: Paul Griffiths 1999
Streic Lyricist: Aled Lloyd Davies 1995
Nid Eiddo Merch Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1994
Fferm yr Anifail (Animal Farm) Lyricist: Cefin Roberts (after Orwell) 1993
Y Gwyndy (The Coachhouse) Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 1993
Magdalen Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1992
Siarad efo'r Wal Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1990

3-2-1

Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1990
Diwedd y Gân (End of the Song) Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1988
Salem ar Sêl Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1988
Y Garrog Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 1988
Hirddydd Haf Lyricist: Mei Jones et al. 1986
Bara Llwyd Lyricist: Gareth Ff. Williams 1986
Paradwys Ffwl Lyricist: Cefin Roberts 1985
Hei-di-Ho! (musical) Lyricist: Aled Lloyd Davies 1985
Dan Oed (musical) Lyricist: Cefin Roberts/Mei Jones 1985
Cinio am Ddau (Lunch at Three) Lyricist: Gareth Ff. Williams 1984
Huw Cymunod Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan 1982
A New Star Lyricist: Eleri Cwyfan & Gareth Glyn 1981
Y Cobler Coch Lyricist: Aled Lloyd Davies 1972

 

 

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