Daffyd y Garreg Wen

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David is old and dying on the white rock. He asks for his harp one last time, and composes this song, which he requests be performed at his funeral. This tune is Welsh traditional, and is sung in Welsh.

lyrics

"Cariwch," medd Dafydd,
"fy nhelyn i mi,

Ceisiaf cyn marw
roi tôn arni hi.

Codwch fy nwylaw
i gyrhaedd y tant;

Duw a'ch bendithio
fy ngweddw a'm plant!"

"Neithiwr mi glywais
lais angel fel hyn:
'
Dafydd, tyrd adref,
a chwarae trwy'r glyn!'

Delyn fy mebyd,
ffarwel i dy dant!

Duw a'ch bendithio
fy ngweddw a'm plant!"

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from Lullabies for Hazel, track released December 11, 2017
Colleen Kitchen, vocals
Laura Zaerr, folk harp
Carl Dornfeld, fiddle

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Colleen Kitchen Portland, Oregon

Colleen has been called "versatile". She plays every manner of keyboard, sings, and adds some wind too. Enjoy some of her parodies and some of her lullabies, and expect some originals soon.

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