The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #45769 Message #937557
Posted By: GUEST,leeneia
22-Apr-03 - 12:29 AM
Thread Name: Origins: All Through The Night / Ar Hyd Y Nos
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: All Through The Night (another version)
Sorry about the blank post. This computer has a hair trigger some times.
Sian, so you know John Albert too. That was a mistake about Welsh music. My fingers typed it on their own.
f#dim7: I don't know any shanties, but a friend and I did have a successful music session with the local Welsh society. I downloaded the words for the lovely tune "Huna blentyn" and asked Welsh Mudcatters to render them phonetically. After they got done making jokes about eastern North Welsh dialect versus western North Wales dialect, I averaged the contributions. I gave members a copy of the song with the true Welsh words, the phonetic syllables, and English words. We sang them all, and it went well.
Some may say that singing the phonetic syllables is a feeble pastime,but hey, it beats watching television.