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I MALE VOICE, "THE REVEILLE" (Elgar) £ 20 (not less than 60 voices) and a Costly Shield to be won 3 titues out of 5 befoie becoming- the absolute property of the winners. MIXED CHOIR, "AS THE HART PiNTS" (Mendels- sohn) (not less than 50 voices) £12, and a Massive Carved Oak Chair to the Conductor. JUVENILE CHOIR, "Hail Merry Playtime, Hail," 45 (not over 16 years cf age and not less than 30 voices) and Gold Medal to the Conductor. SOLOS, £1 Is. each. Reeitations & other Competitions. Adjudicators— Mr. J. T. REES, Mus. Bac., Aberystwyth. Mr. W. J. EVANS, Aberdare. For further particulars see Programmes (which wiil shortly be ready) price 2d. each. Secretaries- Fred. J. Peters, Vale Houae, Taibach, Port Talbot. J. H. Tapp, 3, Bridge Terrace, Port Talbot. TOWN HA LL, PONTYPRIDD. AN Eisteddfod & Competitive Concert Will be held at the above Hall on SATURDAY, MAY 8th, 1909, at 2 p.m. President-Alderman RICHARD LEWIS, J.P. Conductors: Rev. W. LRWIS, Penuel, Pontypridd. R. PRYS JONES, Esq. 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Eisteddfodau. Ton-Pentre. An eisteddfod was held under the auspices of the 20th Century Equitable Friendly Society at the Workmen's Insti- tute, Ton-Pentre, on Saturday. Mr. J. Price, Porth, presided. Awards: — Tenor oolo.—Mr. David Davies, ion- Pentre. Bass Solo.—Mr. Arthur Lathey, Cardiff. Pianoforte Solo.—Miss E. Francis, Ystrad. Champion Solo (Women).—Madam Dora Davies, Pontygwaith. Champion Solo (Men).—Mr. Tom Bonnell, Pentre. Juvenile Choirs.—1 Canton (Cardiff); 2, Bethany (Treherbert). Male Voice Competition.—Only one choir (Treorchy) appeared to compete, and they were awarded a prize of £10 and a silver challenge cup. Recitation, Juniors.-I Maggie Mary Lewis; 2, Gladys Davies, Pentre; 3, Maggie Walters, Treherbert. Solo 'Boys.-I Glyn Davies, Ton; 2, J. Salathiel, T'reorchy. Duet.—Misses J. Jones and E. A. Jones, Treherbert. Children's Pianoforte Solo.-Miss Elsie Francis, Ystrad. Soprano Solo, Juniors.—Sylvia Hosgood, Cardiff. Contralto Solo.—Prize divided between Miss C. Price, Rhymney, and "Megan." A successful chair eisteddfod was held at Bethesda Chapel, Ton-Pentre, on Thursday. The conductor was Mr. R. J. Davies, Manchester and the adjudicators were Mr. James Davies, L.T.S.O., Pentre; Rev. J. J. Williams, Pentre; Mr. J. Evans, Ton; and Mrs. J. Evans, Ton. Awards:- Choir.—Cor y Bryniau (conductor, Mr. Wm. D'avies, Ton). Soprano Solo.—Divided between Miss S. A. Jones. Cwmparc, and Miss Myfanwy Williams, Gelli. Tenor Solo.—Divided between Mr. Wm. Davies, Ton, and Mr. Morgan Thomas, Ystrad. Bass Solo.—Mr. James Evans, Pentre. Recitation.—Mr. James Davies, Pentre. Essay.—Mr. D. W. Davies, Merthyr. Elegy.-Mr. T. Cenech Davies, Ton. Englyn.—Mr. J. Millwyn HowelLs, Pentre. Pianoforte Solo (Juvenile).—Glyndwr Davies. Recitation (Juvenile).—Katie J. Ed- wards, Treorchy; 2. Urma, Bleddyn, Ton. Handwriting (Juvenile).-l, Salathiel Lloyd 2, Willie Evans. Solo (Girls under 12).—1. Maggie May Davies, Ton 2, Rachel M. Thomas, Tre- orchy. Solo (Boys under 12).-1, Glyndwr Davies; 2, Salathiel Lloyd. Prize Bags.—Divided between Mrs. Lewis, Ton, and Mrs. Richards, Gelli. Llantwit Vardre The 33rd annual eisteddfod was held at Salem Baptist Chapel, Llantwit Vardre, on-Good Friday, the Rev. T. Richards, Llantwit, presiding in the absence of the Lord Mayor of Cardiff. The adjudicators were: Music, Messrs. J. T. Jones, L.R.A.M., and W. Phillips, Cardiff; literature, Rev. J. Edwards, B.A., Ynysybwl. Awards: Juvenile Choir.—Bonvilstone Hall (con- ductor, Mr. L. Llewellyn). Soprano Solo.—Miss Blodwen Barnes. Recitation (Adults).—Mr. John Thoma.s, Mei-thyr Vale. Tenor Solo.—Mr. Evan Lloyd, Aber- 0, cynon. I,- Baritone Solo.—Mr. W. Beynon, Ponty- pridd. Mixed Choir (four choirs competed), "Deep Jordan's Banks."—Eglwysbach, Pontypridd (conductor. Mr. L. Llewellyn). Bethania, Porth. The second annual eisteddfod in con- nection with Bethania (W.B.) Chapel was held on Easter Tuesday. Despite the many counter attractions, the chapel was overcrowded. Unquestionably this is the finest eisteddfod held at Porth since those were held for the benefit of the Cottage Hospital. The success has been beyond all expectations, and must prove a source of gratification to the committee and all concerned. The results were as follow — Pianoforte Solo (Juvenile).—Miss Elsie Francis, Ystrad. Recitation" The Lost Chord."—Prize divided between Miss Gwladys Davies, Pentre, and Master Willie Henry, Hopkins- town. Solo for Boys and Girls under 16.—1, I Miss Maud Stephens, Newport; 2, Miss Nancy Morgan, Treorchy. Duet.-Prize divided between Miss Maud Stephens and friend and Miss Nancy Morgan and friend. Recitation.—Prize divided between Misses Maggie Edwards, Ynyshir, and Gwladys Davies, Pentre. Novices' Competition.—W. Morgan, Nantymoel. Welsh Letter.—W. Davies, Hopkins- town. Contralto Solo.—Miss M. Morgan, Barry Dock. Soprano Solo.-I, Miss Polly Adams, Bristol; 2, Miss Polly Thomas, Mardy. Tenor Solo.—Prize divided between Gwilym Taf, Maesteg^ and Mr. Anthony Jones. Mountain Ash. Baritone Solo.—Mr. D. P. Griffiths. Tenor and Bass Duet.—Gwilym Taf and friend, Maesteg. Open Recitation.—Mr. T. D. Lewis, Tylorstown Open Solo.-Miss Polly Allen, Bristol. Children's Choir.-Troorchy Choir (con- ductor, Mr. F. J. Powell). Mixed Voices.—Hopkinstown. Male Voice Competition, On the I Ramparts."—Maritime and Penrhiw Choir, Pontypridd. Bridgend. Rhondda Choir- Successful. The first prize of £10, with chair to the conductor, was secured by the Peny- graig Choral Society (conductor, Mr. D. R. James) for the best rendering of Ar lan Iorddonen ddofn." The adjudicator. Mr. Price, stated that the intonation of the Penygraig Choir was faultless through- out and the rendering a credit to them. Mountain Ash. Local Succeses. Soprano Solo, Lovely Spring" (" Willern Coeneu ").—Miss Mary Hannah Lewis,- Clydach Vale. Contralto Solo, The land of yester- day" (A. Marcheroni).—Miss Maggie Davies, Ynyshir. Recitation for Juniors under 14, Beneath the Shady Bower.' '—Divided between Miss Maggie May Lewis Waun- arlwydd, and Miss GAN-lactys May' Davies, Pentre. Baritone Solo, •• Comfort" (Jacques Bluementhal).—Mr. David Jones, Fern- dale. Brass Bands. Class A. Maritina. 1, Crosfield's Band, Southoort; 2, Fern- dale Brass Band; 3. Aberaman Silver Band; 4, Aberdare Silver Band. Ambulance.—1, Abergorchy Squad (J. Morgan Jones); 2, Ferndale Reserves; 3, Ffaldau Institute; 4, Aberaman; 5, Cwmbach No. 2. mi
Aoergavenny. Rhondda Orchestral Band Successful The first prize in the orchestral band contest (18 performers) was awarded to the South Glamorgan Band (conducted by Mr. Herbert Ware, Tonypandy), the second prize falling to Penydarren (con- ductor, Mr. Ben Evans, L.C.V.). The test piece was Don Giovanni (Mozart). We congratulate Mr. Ware on the success of his band on their very first appearance in the competitive arena.
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