Welsh hymns given modern makeover

By Gavin Drake
Posted Aug 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Wales is a country known for its love of music — from Welsh Male Voice Choirs to the likes of Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones — and it has also produced more than its fair share of well-known hymns. Now a vicar from the former coal-mining valley town of Rhondda in south Wales is trying to preserve the treasure of traditional Welsh hymns and the culture of hymn singing by giving their words a modern twist.

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