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I Like to Rise When the Sun She Rises
Trad. Arranged, Dave Newell (after The Watersons)

Reading 1: People of the Black Mountains (1)
by Raymond Williams

Lark
Isaac Watts (1674-1748) / James Nuttall (1745-1806)
Transcribed/edited by Jean Seymour (1996)

Reading 2: Sheep Stealing – January 1841
From The Brecon & Merthyr Silurian

The Sheep Stealer
Trad. Arranged, Dave Newell (after Dave Townsend)

Reading 3: Caution to Constables! – January 1838
From The Brecon & Merthyr Silurian

Adieu Adieu
Trad. Arranged, Dave Newell (after The Watersons)

Reading 4: The Annual Outing
From A Story by Dylan Thomas

Bring Us a Barrel
Keith Marsden, harmonised by Dave Newell

Reading 5: Sin Eating
From Precious Bane by Mary Webb

Winterbourne Tune
Henry Price / William Knapp. Published in 1762

Reading 6: Telling the Rooks
From Precious Bane by Mary Webb

Morning
Words by Isaac Watts (1709); music by Amos Pilsbury (1799)

Reading 7: From Rebecca's Daughters
by Dylan Thomas

Waterseid Tune
Words by Azariah Shadrach (1774-1844)
Music edited by Sheila and Edwin Macadam

Reading 8: Iolo Milk calls for Morfyth
from Rape of the Fair Country by Alexander Cordell

Wrestling Jacob
Charles Wesley (1707-1788); music, Southern Harmony (1854)
Adapted to SATB by Dave Newell

Reading 9: Abergavenny - Duelling Extraordinary – May 1838
from The Brecon & Merthyr Silurian

Owen Sound
Words by Isaac Watts (Psalm 23); music by Don Jamison (2004)

Reading 10: Iolos’s Bed
From Rape of the Fair Country by Alexander Cordell

I Gave Her Cakes
Words and Music by Henry Purcell (1659-1695)

Reading 11: People of the Black Mountains (2)
by Raymond Williams

Lark - reprise