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Thread #78666   Message #1420747
Posted By: sian, west wales
25-Feb-05 - 11:47 AM
Thread Name: seeking online translator - Welsh / English
Subject: RE: Tech: On line translation - Welsh / English
Interesting - I posted, twice, and it didn't appear. Anyway ...

I was just saying that this might be the case but I'll have to find out more about the song. I thought it was one of the J Glyn Davies ones but it isn't in his collections as far as I can see. A lot of Welsh 'sea songs' aren't very old and were written 'for the market' and set to well-known sea tunes 'from away' like A-Roving and Miss Tickletoby Kept a School (how good a title is that???) J Glyn Davies also used a number of Scandanavian tunes.

If I find out more, I'll post.

Assuming the 'Cat will let me ...