:: Title :: In Excelsis Gloria
:: Genre :: Christmas song, hymn, religious song
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Edwards, John Llewellyn [vocal]
Goodridge, David John [vocal]
Jones, David Harris [vocal]
Price, Harry [vocal]
Price, Thomas John [vocal]
Thomas, William
:: Group Name :: Treorchy Male Choir
:: Setting :: Rehearsal of the Treorchy Male Choir
:: Location :: Treorchy (Glamorganshire), South (Wales)
:: Language :: Latin
:: Culture :: Wales
:: Session :: Treorchy I 12/53
:: Date :: 12/8/1953
:: Reference Information :: T3352.0, Track 1 (00:01:53)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - Hymns and local songs performed by the Treorchy Male Choir. [Source: Editor]
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Starts twice. Famous Welsh counting song -- only it is not a counting song, but a goat of a different color: Oes gafr eto, oes heb ei godro? Ar y creigiau geirwon Mae'r hen afr yn crwydro. |: Gafr wen, wen, wen, Ie fin wen, fin wen, fin wen, Foel gynffon wen, foel gynffon wen, Ystlys wen a chynffon, Wen, wen, wen. :| 2. |: Gafr ddu, ddu, ddu, Ie fin ddu, fin ddu, fin ddu, Foel gynffon ddu, foel gynffon ddu, Ystlys ddu a chynffon, Ddu, ddu, ddu. :| 3. |: Gafr goch, goch, goch, Ie fin goch, fin goch, fin goch, Foel gynffon goch, foel gynffon goch, Ystlys goch a chynffon, Goch, goch, goch. :| 4. |: Gafr las, las, las, Ie fin las, fin las, fin las, Foel gynffon las, foel gynffon las, Ystlys las a chynffon, Las, las, las. :| Translation: Where is the goat? It's time for milking Off among the craggy rocks The old goat is wand'ring. |: Goat white, white, white With her lip white, lip white, lip white With her tail white, with her tail white With her tail and flank white, White, white, white. :| (On repeat increase speed of melody AND follow with all preceding colors). 2. Goat black, black, black With her lip black, lip black, lip black With her tail black, with her tail black With her tail and flank black, Black, black, black. :| 3. Goat red, red, red With her lip red, lip red, lip red With her tail red, with her tail red With her tail and flank red, Red, red, red. 4. Goat blue, blue, blue With her lip blue, lip blue, lip blue With her tail blue, with her tail blue With her tail and flank blue, Blue, blue, blue.
:: Collection :: England 1951-1958



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