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The Music of Wales: A St. David's Day Celebration

The Music of Wales: A St. David's Day Celebration

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Performance Today notes the holiday of St. David — the patron saint of Wales — with a bit of Welsh music.

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Singer and harpist Sian James performs a setting of the poem, Under Milkwood, by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. And Welsh triple harpist Robin Huw Bowen performs Count Saxe's Minuet, and The Lass That Was Laden With Care, by 18th century Welsh composer James Parr.

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