Clwt Y Ddawns: A Collection of Tunes for Welsh Folk Dances

By Band y Gŵylwyr, Band y Betws

  1. Ceiliog Y Rhedyn
    Torth O Fara
  2. Pont Caerodor
    Difyrrwch Gwŷr Dyfi
    Cerrig Yr Afon
    Cainc Dafydd Ap Gwilym
  3. Jig Syr Watcyn
  4. Rhif Wyth
    Y Gelynnen
  5. Ymdaith Y Cymry
    Welch March
    Ymdaith Yr Hen Gymry
  6. Ali Grogan A’r ‘O’ Gron
    Ali Grogan
    Chwi Fechgyn Glân Fri
    Pedwar Post Y Gwely
  7. Dawns Forris
    Dance Morris
  8. Abergenni
  9. Waltsiau
    Waltsiau
    Waltsiau
  10. Ap Siencyn
    Llancesau Trefaldwyn
  11. Robin Ddiog
    Cân Y Melinydd
    Dacw Fuwch
  12. Y Ddafad Gorniog
    Y Ceiliog Gwyn
  13. Ffair Caerffili
    Hyd Y Frwynen
    Dewi Sant
  14. Pêr Alaw
    Richard’s Wife
  15. Dawns Flodau Nantgarw
    Nos Galan
    Glanbargoed
    Llwytcoed
  16. Talpiau Pwdin Llangadfan
    Lumps Of Pudding
    Mince Pies
  17. Hoffedd Miss Williams
    Gorymdaith Gwŷr Cyfarthfa
  18. Gŵyl Ifan
    Hela’r Ysgyfarnog
    Nans O’r Felin
  19. Y Gelynnen
    Ble’r Wyt Ti’n Myned
    Migildi Magildi
  20. Hen Llanofer
    Llanofer Fach
    Dacw ‘Nghariad, Dawns Y Clustog
    Deio I Dywyn
    Twll Yn Y Tô
  21. Aberdaugleddau
    Milford Haven
  22. Nyth Y Gôg
    Nyth Y Gwcw
    Baledwyr Nefyn
  23. Pwt Ar Y Bys
    Processional Morris
  24. Y Delyn
    Swyn Strade
  25. Abaty Llanthony
    Siop Ab Ifan
  26. Sawdl Y Fuwch
  27. Welsh Rabbit
    Difyrrwch Gwŷr Trecynon
  28. Hoffedd Ap Hywel
    Breuddwyd Y Wrach
  29. Tŷ Coch Caerdydd
    Ymdaith Craig Y Ddinas
  30. Cofi O’r Dre
    Coleg Y Brifysgol
    Rachel Dafydd Ifan
  31. Carlam Nant Pengwern
    Cerrig Yr Afon
    O Pwy A’m Prioda I
  32. Dawns Y Pistill
    Caerdroea
    Dewis Meinwen
  33. Morus Morgan
    Spanish Minuet – Gogledd
    Spanish Minuet - De
  34. Hela’r Seithfed
    Nans O’r Felin
    Difyrrwch Bleddyn Ap Cynfyn
  35. Ffansi Ffarmwr
    Glandyfi
    Difyrrwch Y Crythor
  36. Y Delyn Newydd
    Winster Gallop
    Twm Barlwm
  37. Jig Y Ffermwyr
    Snowdon
    Tregwydd
  38. Rhyd-y-Meirch
    Brynmeillion
  39. Y Jig Gymreig
    Mopsi Dôn
    Bop Beca
  40. Jig Arglwydd Caernarfon
    Pant Corlan Yr Ŵyn
    Llwchwr
  41. Saith O Ryfeddodau
    Coed Efa
  42. Argaeau Cwm Elan
    Pibddawns Gwŷr Wrecsam
    Pibddawns Sant Finsent
    Pibddawns Y Saer
  43. Hoffedd Ferch Rhisiart
    Ffidl Ffadl
    Ffidl Swynas
  44. Cadwyn Catrin
    Malltraeth
    Y Stwffwl
  45. Bwmba
    Cwmafon Llwyd
  46. Y Ddeilen
    Nyth Y Gôg
    Maes-Y-Crugiau

Five comments

Band y Gŵylwyr & Band y Betws - the musicians involved:

Band y Gŵylwyr
"Clwy y Ddawns 1" - 1975, tracks 1 - 12 / "Clwy y Ddawns 2" - 1978, tracks 13 - 22


Pat Shaw – accordion, guitar, winds, voice
Margaret Rees – harp
Michael Watson – guitar
William Langley – guitar
Colin Hawke – double bass
Eifion Price – fiddle
Bill Shaw – clarinet
Eddie Clayton – drums
Esme Lewis – voice

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Band y Betws
"Clwy y Ddawns 3" - 1982, tracks 1 - 12 / "Twmpath Dawns" - 1986, tracks 13 - 24

Margaret Llwchwr – harp
Eifion Price – fiddle
Huw Thomas – flute (tracks 1 – 12)
Phylip Harries – flute (tracks 13 – 24)
Mike Lease – guitar, bodhran, mandolin, bouzouki
Stephen Rees – accordion, fiddle, clarinet
David Lloyd Davies – double bass (tracks 1 – 12)
John Haynes – double bass (tracks 13 – 24)

Re: Clwt Y Ddawns: A Collection of Tunes for Welsh Folk Dances

Just found this album, and really like it. It’s interesting that in most of the tunes, the first one in the set is often re-played. I think I like "Band Y Betws" better of the two because it has more of a variety of instruments. Some of the tracks seem to only have 2 tunes when they are listed as having 3 so I’m guessing that often one is either the set name or an alternate name for one of them.

Re: Clwt Y Ddawns: A Collection of Tunes for Welsh Folk Dances

For anyone on here who has enjoyed this album, I found some "Welsh folk dance in Russia" videos, some of which were very clearly based off some of the recordings. Here’s one:
https://youtu.be/fc4bSW4zrvM