Welsh Keyboard Music Discography

We have come across a selection of commercial recordings of Welsh keyboard music, and their details are shared here. If you know of any that should be added, please send us the details. 


Recording Company & Number Performer(s) & Instrument(s) Repertoire Link
Welsh Impressions Ty Cerdd TCR025 Zoe Smith, piano Morfydd Owen: Four Welsh Impressions Cyril Jenkins: The Seasons E. T. Davies: Welsh Folk Dances Grace Willliams: The Silent Pool D. Vaughan Thomas: Allegro vivace T. Osborne Roberts: Prelude St Tudno Arr. G. Mantle Childe: Suo Gan Meirion Williams: Nocturne in A flat Dilys Elwyn-Edwards: Lullaby Eiluned Davies: Three European Dances Mansel Thomas: Six Song Preludes Mervyn Burtch: Sonatina No. 5 Arr. Henry Brinley Richards: Juanita https://www.tycerdd.org/welsh-impressions
Bagatelles Ty Cerdd TCR010 Llyr Williams, piano Daniel Jones: Bagatelles, Set I (1943-5) Bagatelles, Set II (1948-53) Bagatelles, Set III (1955) Two unpublished Bagatelles [plus Bartok: Fourteen Bagatelles] https://www.tycerdd.org/bagatelles-cd  
Morfydd Owen: Portrait of a Lost Icon Ty Cerdd TCR014 Brian Ellsbury, piano [Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano] Songs and piano music of Morfydd Owen, including: Rhapsody in C sharp minor Maida Vale Tal y Llyn Little Eric Glantaf Prelude in E minor Sonata for piano in E minor Piano Quintet: Chorale for solo piano https://www.tycerdd.org/morfydd-owen-cd  
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards: Mae hiraeth yn y mor Ty Cerdd TCR019 Jocelyn Freeman, piano [Elin Manahan Thomas, soprano] Songs and piano music of Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, including: Lullaby for piano https://www.tycerdd.org/mae-hiraeth-yn-y-mor-cd  
Portreadau Cymreig / Welsh Portraits Sain SCD 2308 Iwan Llewellyn Jones Contemporary Welsh piano music, including: William Mathias: Toccata Alla Danza Grace Williams: The Silent Pool Alun Hoddinott: Sonata No. 11 https://www.discogs.com/Iwan-Llewelyn-Jones-Portreadau-Cymreig-Welsh-Portraits/release/9419807  
Caneuon heb eiriau / Songs without words Sain SCD2646 Iwan Llewellyn Jones Welsh art songs arranged for solo piano https://www.discogs.com/Iwan-Llewelyn-Jones-Caneuon-Heb-Eiriau/release/11036882  
Hoddinott – Piano Sonatas 1-10 Nimbus NI5747 Martin Jones, Piano Piano Sonatas 1-10 https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/NI%205747  
John White & Alun Hoddinott Lyrita LE2108 / REAM2108 Valerie Tyson, piano Alun Hodinott piano works: Piano Sonata No. 1 Op. 17 Nocturne No. 2 Op 16. No 1 Piano Sonata No. 2 Op. 27 Nocturne No. 1 Op. 9 Elegy Op. 18 No. 3 [plus John White Piano Sonatas Nos. 1, 4, 5 & 9] https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/LE%202108  
Amrywiaeth / Diversity Cameo 2073 The Davies Duo: Helen and Harvey Davies, one piano, four hands Music by John Metcalf, Alun Hoddinott, Brian Hughes, Jeffrey Lewis, John Hearne and Pwyll ap Sion Alun Hoddinott: Sonata https://www.discogs.com/Helen-And-Harvey-Davies-Diversity-Amrywiaeth/release/8717351  
Mathias & Pickard Diversions DDV24111 Raymond Clarke, piano William Mathias: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 23 Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 46 [plus Pickard Piano Sonatas & A Starlit Dome] https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/DV%204111  
Mathias Songs and Chamber Music (A Vision of Time and Eternity) Naxos 8.574053 Various including Paula Fan and Rex Woods, piano Wiilliam Mathias: Suite Parisienne [plus songs and chamber works] https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.574053  
Grace Williams Chamber Music Naxos 8.571380 Various including David Owen Norris, piano Grace Williams: Sarabande for Piano Left Hand [plus chamber works] https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.571380  
Parrott, Harries & Wynne Lyrita SRCD284 Various including Eric Harrison, piano David Wynne: Piano Sonata No. 2 [plus String Quartets by Parrott & Wynne, and Harries Piano Quintet] https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/LY%200284  
Haflidi’s Pictures Priory PRCD1018 Mark Tanner, piano Contemporary piano music, including: Mervyn Burtch: Five Aphorisms [plus works by McLeod, Fitkin, Martin, Stocken & Decio] https://www.discogs.com/Mark-Tanner-5-McLeod-Fitkin-Martin-Stocken-Burtch-Decio-Haflidis-Pictures/release/7624452  
Janet Owen Thomas – A Shooting Star Prima Facie PFCD063 Various including Jane Ford, piano Janet Owen Thomas: Four Preludes for Piano: I [2.54] Four Preludes for Piano: II [1.43] Four Preludes for Piano: III [2.36] Four Preludes for Piano: IV [1.34] https://primafacie.ascrecords.com/shooting_star.html
The Robin’s Return Hunters Moon C HMP0183 Alan Etherden, piano An Evening of Favourite Piano Pieces, including: The Echo of Lucerne Warblings at Eve         https://www.discogs.com/Alan-Etherden-The-Robins-Return-An-Evening-of-Favourite-Piano-Pieces/master/1445607


Recording Company & Number Performer(s) & Instrument(s) Repertoire Link
Gareth Walters KPM Music KPM1048 Harpsichord soloist not stated Gareth Walters: Suite No. 1 – Music for the Court Suite No. 2 – Court Dances (17th-18th Century) [Elizabethan] Suite No. 1 [Elizabethan] Suite No. 2 https://www.discogs.com/Gareth-Walters-Two-Harpsichord-Suites-Two-Elizabethan-Suites/release/3454814  
British Music for Harpsichord Naxos 8.573668 Christopher D. Lewis, harpsichord Various including: John Jeffreys: Four Little English Dances [5.14] https://www.naxos.com/catalogue/item.asp?item_code=8.573668


Recording Company & Number Performer(s) & Instrument(s) Thomas Tomkins Repertoire Link
Thomas Tomkins Keyboard Music Vol. 4 MDG MDG 607 0706-2 Berhard Klapprott, harpsichord In Nomine (Nos. 8, 9 & 12), A Verse of Three Parts, Clarifica me pater, (Without Title) (No. 68), Fancy, Miserere (Nos. 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19 & 20), A Short Verse, A Short Verse for Edward Thornburgh, Another Short Verse, Voluntary for, Mr. Archdeacon Thornbirgh, Offertory, A Substantial Verse https://www.discogs.com/Thomas-Tomkins-Bernhard-Klapprott-Keyboard-Music-Vol-4/release/11875111
Barafostus Dreame Metronome MET CD 1049 Carole Cerasi, harpsichord plus James Johnstone, harpsichord* Barafostus’ Dream, Pavan of Three Parts, Galliard of Three Parts, Mserere, A Sad Pavan for these Distracted Times, Worcester Brawls, What if a day, Fancy for two to play*, Fancy, Pavan, The Lady Folliott’s Gallard, Fancy, Toy made at Poole Court, Pavan Earl Strafford, Galliard Earl Strafford, Fortune My Foe, Ground, In Nomine https://www.discogs.com/Tomkins-Carole-Cerasi-Barafostus-Dreame/release/11232436  
English Virginal Music Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472 77191 2 Gustav Leonhardt, harpsichord Music by Tomkins, Bull, Byrd, Gibbons & Farnaby Thomas Tomkins: Barafostus’ Dream [6.15] https://www.discogs.com/Gustav-Leonhardt-Tomkins-Bull-Byrd-Gibbons-Farnaby-Englische-Virginalmusik-English-Virginal-Music/release/12775884
Mr Tomkins his Lessons of Worthe Mirare MIR137D Bertrand Cuiller, harpsichord Music by Tomkins, Byrd, Bull & Tallis Thomas Tomkins: Offertory, Robin Hood, Ut, re, mi, Ground in D major http://www.mirare.fr/album/mr-tomkins-lessons-worthe [also available via Naxos Music Library]


Recording Company & Number Performer(s) & Instrument(s) Repertoire Link
Mathias Organ Music Nimbus NI5367 John Scott, organ William Mathias: Fanfare, Processional, Invocations, Fantasy, Berceuse, Jubilate, Antiphonies, Fenestra, Recessional & Chorale https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/NI%205367  
William Mathias Music for Organ L’Oiseau-Lyre SOL342 Christopher Herrick, organ William Mathias: Jubilate, Partita, Processional, Chorale, Postlude, Invocations, Toccata Giocosa, Variations on a Hymn Tune https://www.discogs.com/William-Mathias-Christopher-Herrick-Music-For-Organ/release/7978568  
Exultemus: Organ Recital Priory PRCD1222 Simon Pearce, organ Various, including: Cyril Jenkins: Dawn [4.48] William Mathias: Antiphonies [12.01] [plus music by Geraint Lewis & Meirion Wynn Jones] https://www.prioryrecords.co.uk/Simon-Pearce-St-Davids-Cathedral-Organ-%20Recital%20-%20Welsh%20-Music  
Organs of Edinburgh Delphian DCD34100 Andrew Caskie, organ Various, including: William Mathias: Fanfare [2’11”] https://www.delphianrecords.com/collections/organ-1/products/dcd34100
Michel Bourcier plays organ music by John Jeffreys SOMM SOMMCD019 Michel Bourcier, organ John Jeffreys: Otten Fanfares and Processional, Canon Howard’s Church Mice, Chanson pour l’Enfant Christ, Chanson du Berger, May Morning Prelude, The Return of Canon Howard’s Mice, The Bagpiper, Christ in Majesty, Entrada, Fantasia, O My Dere Hert, Flourish, Affirmation, Meditation and 6 Variations, Shepherd’s Song, Cader Idris https://www.somm-recordings.com/recording/john-jeffreys-organ-music/  
Organ Cadeirlan Aberhonddu / The Organ of Brecon Cathdral Sain SCD2140 Jane Watts, organ Various, including: Mansel Thomas: Six Preludes on Welsh Hymn Tunes https://www.discogs.com/Jane-Watts-Organ-Cadeirlan-Aberhonddu-The-Organ-Of-Brecon-Cathedral-Wales/release/11109272  
Ffefrynnau Ddoe / Victorian & Edwardian Favourites Sain SCD2260 Huw Tegelles Williams, organ Various, including: T. J. Morgan: Fantasia on Twrgwyn https://www.discogs.com/Huw-Tregelles-Williams-Ffefrynnau-Ddoe-Victorian-Edwardian-Favourites-Organ-Of-Morriston-Tabernacl-T/release/11035645  
The Organ at Sydney Opera House Argo ZRDL1016 Peter Hurford, organ Various, including: Walford Davies: Solemn Melody https://www.discogs.com/Peter-Hurford-Bach-Widor-Albinoni-Purcell-Walford-Davies-Murrill-Franck-The-Organ-At-Sydney-Opera-Ho/release/9636701  
Great European Organs No. 37 Priory PRCD491 Jane Watts, organ Various, including: Daniel Jones: Prelude: A Refusal to Mourn [4.21] https://www.discogs.com/Preston-Jones-Langlais-Jane-Watts-Jane-Watts-Plays-The-Klais-Organ-Of-St-Johns-Smith-Square-London/release/9536977
Janet Owen Thomas – A Shooting Star Prima Facie PFCD063 Various including Simon Passmore, organ Janet Owen Thomas: Rosaces [9.23]   https://primafacie.ascrecords.com/shooting_star.html
Tomkins Choral and Organ Works Naxos 8.553794 Various including Laurence Cummings, organ Thomas Tomkins choral and organ works: Organ Voluntary in D major Pavan and Galliard A Sad Pavan for these distracted times https://www.chandos.net/products/catalogue/NA%203794