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Slate Names Dedications
001 Bryn Terfel Chanson de Matin by Edward Elgar
005 Sir John Gray To my wife, who loves good music even more than I do
006 Rebecca & Naomi Garnault For the best daughters in the world
In Paradisum from Faures Requiem OP.48. Despite being a requiem mass, this is very relaxing music to give birth to.
007 Huw Cowan For our son Huw, with every wish for a life filled with colour, music and laughter.
The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams. Nothing captures more than this music a sense of peace and gratitude for the gift of life.
008 Mrs. Margaret Rosemary Oliver In memory of a daughter of a mining engineer near Llanidloes, who loved the Welsh countryside all her 90 years.
'Take a pair of sparkling Eyes' from The Gondoliers by Gilbert & Sullivan
009 Capt. N Lloyd-Edwards Sibelius Symphony No.5. Student memories
010 Mrs Elizabeth Hibbard 'Liebestod' (Mild und leise) from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Searching, soothing and uplifting - truely transcendental music.
011 Prof. B Hibbard Sibelius Symphony No 2. It encourages one to get immersed in its powerful expression of forces of nature and range of human emotions.
012 Mrs. S McGoon 'Chi mi frena in tal momento' Donizetti's Lucia Di Lammermoor. Sentimental & nostalgic associations with friends from the past.
013 Mrs. Shelia D'Arcy For the future of opera and ballet and block buster musicals and orchestral concerts in Wales.
Shostakovich: Romance (from The Gadfly). Its haunting melodies carry happy romantic memories.
014 Mrs. B Thomas To my family, living and yet to be born
Rev Eli Jenkin's Prayer from Under Milkwood. It represents everything that is great about Wales - music and poetry Dylan Thomas.
015 Miss Joan Davies Love (music) is not consolation, it is light!
Elgar - Serenade in E minor (op 20)
016 Dr. Peter C Elmes To A Bright Future For Performing Arts In Wales
017 Dr. M E Elmes To a bright future for performing arts in Wales
018 Ms. Gwen Lloyd Stanton gan obethio fydd pawb, bob amser, yn barod i gefnogi Cymru, ei hiaith a'i diwylliant
Y ddeuawd Pur ti miro 'o L'incoronazione di Poppea
019 Manon Elen Stokes To my bright-eyed pathfinder
Tomaso Albinoni 'Adagio in G minor'. For its contemplative grace.
020 Alun Thomas To Grampy
021 Mrs. L K Gilmour To Music
La Mer Nocturnes by Debussy. It relaxes me.
022 Norman Slater None Made
023 Miss K. Pat Kernick To Celtic Friends
Fingals Cave by Mendelssohn. We live near the sea which is brilliantly depicted in this work.
024 Mr. D Lambert None Made
025 Anonymous None Made
026 Anonymous None Made
027 Doris Russell In memory of Doris Russell a founder member of Welsh National Opera
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni. This was the first opera performed by WNO in April 1946 when my late mother was one of the principals.
028 Mrs. Diane Hughes Physiotherapy Services, Caerphilly
Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Hearing this piece - suddenly its summer and my spirits soar with the lark.
029 Bernard and Lilian Hill The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music
'OTerra addio' - finale from Verdi's Aida. Of our memories of Amy Shuard as Aida perhaps 60 years ago - our first opera.
030 Mr. George P Herzog A magnificent building to house WNO one of the great opera companies of our times 
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphoney No 41 in C Major 'Jupiter'. Mozart's musical reputation has never wavered. He remains one of the greatest composers of orchestral and opera composition.
031 Dr. Bernhard Timm-Fricci None Made
032 Tony Williams In gratitude for our inheritance and anticipation of our future, let us celebrate.
'New World Symphony' by Dvorak. My father bought a record of this when I was a child - it became a (much played) favourite.
033 John & Lesley May Having helped to protect Wales and the world, may slate now help protect Wales to the world.
'In The Hall Of The Mountain King' from Grieg's 'Peer Gynt suite'. Late is the eternal king of the mountains of Wales and here is his new hall.
034 A C Springsguth None Made
035 Mrs Ruth Ison In memory of my parents, David and Gladys Powell, who would have loved to end their days in Wales.
Elgar's 'Chanson de Matin' It brings back memories of the times when, as a family, we used to listen to the radio.
036 Mrs Nora Allin 'Ave Maria' John Owen Williams played church organ at my wedding in 1948.
Seguidilla 'Pres des ramparts de Seville' from Bizet's Carmen. My Great Granpa always played it on his harp.
037 Mr David Arthur Lloyd May the actors, bards, musicians and dancers of the world be welcomed to enrich all our lives.
Myfanwy by Joseph Parry. It is the essence of 'Hiraeth' transposed into sound.
038 John Hayden Jenkins May those who work within these walls strengthen and cheer the human heart.
Mozarts Clarinet Concerto in A major. Because it brings back memories of my youth and thrilling times when the impossible seemed within easy reach.
039 Mrs A J Dixon In loving memory of my parents who loved Wales and music.
Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.1 in C major. My father was a pianist and loved this piece of music.
040 Martin & Julien Dixon Because we are so happy to be living in this wonderful country. 
Widor's Toccata & Fugue. To commemorate 25 very happy years together.
041 Chris Ethne & Catrin Steffan Biggs Mae'r cyflwyniad hwn yn gyfraniad at ddatblygiad parhaus yn niwylliant ardderchog cymru.
Bruch Violin Concerto. Rwy'n clywed rhywbeth newydd bob tro rwy'n gwrando arno.
042 James Richard Gower Land Of My Fathers - James Richard Gower
043 Audrey Griffiths For my grandchildren: Lloyd & Lewis Hawthorne; Rhiannon, Jake and Sian Klein. You are the future; enjoy it.
Young persons guide to the orchestra. For my grandchildren.
044 Monica Axeford All involved in the launch and support of the art centre - of benefit to Wales and the world and future generations.
Men of Harlech (in Welsh) sung by Bryn Terfel and the WNO Orchestra. The music and all the participants link North and South to East and West Wales.
045 Malcom & Judith Wigmore A Capital Building in a Capital City
'Overture' to the Flying Dutchman/Der fliegende Hollander by (Wagner). Of Cardiff's maritime history and the sea front location of the Wales Millennium Centre.
046 George Alexander Graber For an adopted son of Wales, not unaquainted with slate either, who would have approved and wished this prospect success.
Rusalka's song to the moon from Dvorak's Rusalka sung by Rita Streich. Such a beautiful piece of music, has always evoked happy thoughts.
047 Anne Morris In our country, you make your way from monument to monument (R.S.Thomas)
048 Professor Simon Smail 'Hab'mir's Gelobt' - Trio from final act of Der Rosenkavalier by Strauss. It represents the heights of sublime musical romanticism.
049 David Rees & Gwladys Evans & Eric Evans David Rees & Gwladys Evans, my mother and father and Eric, my youngest brother
'Cartref' sung by Stuart Burrows. 'Cartref' was my Father's favourite song.
050 Robin & Judith Lewis With best wishes for the success of Wales Millennium Centre
051 David Lloyd In memory of my Mother who loved Welsh National Opera, and its wonderful chorus
Nabucco Chrous of the Hebrew slaves from Verdi's 'Nabucodonosor' My mother and I shared a love of all things Verdi
052 Reginald and Marion Gapper For Mum & Dad, from their four daughters, for their anniversaryand with thanks for a musical heritage.
'I dreamt I dwelt in marble halls' sung by Joan Sutherland form 'Bohemian Girl' by Michael William Balfe It is our father's favourite song
053 Joyce Eluned Rees None Made
054 John I H Rees None Made
055 Douglas & Geraldine Martin None Made
056 Glyn & Helen Rhys Canmol Dy Wlad A Thrig Ynddi
Nabucco Chorus of the Hebrew slaves from Verdi's 'Nabucodonosor' Cydymdeimlad fel Cymry
057 Glenn Charles William Vaughan To my parents Margaret and Trefor Vaughan, my brother stephen, sister-in-law Sally, niece Katy and nephew Toby
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Op.18 by Sergey Rachmaninov It is an imperishable work that has secured Rachmaninov's immortality
058 Dr Richard Evans Happy 50th Birthday! Wishing you many more happy years. Love Ruth & Huw
'A Moorside Suite' by Gustav Holst City of London Brass recorded this in the early 70's. Richard has great memories of playing with this band - later London Collegiate Brass.
059 Anthony Freud To all the members of Welsh National Opera since 1946, whose collective achievements have resulted in this magnificent building
'Easter Hymn' from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni It was performed by WNO at its first performance (in 1946), and will resonate through six decades of extraordinary achievement by the Company
060 Emma Watkins Happy memories of a special little girl live forever in our hearts. Promise good Emma.
'Scherezade' I like the story line and the music is uplifting and magical
061 Mrs J G Cory Remembering Christopher Cory 1931 - 1981 and his work for the Arts in Wales
'Sea Pieces' by Edward MacDowell
062 Alfred Robinson-Evans In honour - The people who created the Welsh National Opera Company - Idloes Owen, Murial Pointon, Norman Jones, Alfred Evans and Tudor Davies (Tenor)
Prisoners chorus from 'Fidelio' by Beethoven (Act 1, Scene 2) Having performed the opera 'Fidelio' over 100 times, Beethoven's only opera contains the most moving plea for liberty in the whole realm of music
063 Margaret Doreen Evans Margaret Evans a Alfred Evans yn 'Rhedlwr Cynhyrchiad' ir Cwmni Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru or cychwyn 1946 hya 1976
Mozarts Requiem K.262 The Adagio/Kyrie - allegro The opening of the Requiem K is wonderful music. Opening with the Kyrie Movements working up to a powerful climax
064 George Folland In memory of George who so passionately longed for Wales to have a centre for the performing arts
'The Amen Chrous' from Handle's Messiah The Messaih was George's favourite oratorio
065 Carlo Rizzi A Steffan e Sofia con tanto amore dal Papa
066 Mr & Mrs Peter Harling Life without music is unimaginable
'Turandot' by Giacomo Puccini 'Turandot' was the first opera we saw performed by WNO. It opened up our lifelong interest in music
067 Norman Brown A small investment in a grand investiture
Investiture Dances by Alun Hoddinott For its association with a National Celebration, an influential Welsh Composer, the University of Wales and the National Youth Orchestra
068 Eluned Brown None Made
069 Ysgol Gymraeg Melin Gruffydd Ysgol Melin Gruffydd - Cofia Ddysgu Byw
070 William Henry Harris (Arthan) Er cof am William Henry Harris (Arthan), 1884 - 1956. Athro'r Gymraeg, Coleg Dewi Sant, Llanbedr Pont Steffan, 1941 - 56
071 Dorothy Clough Harris Er cof am Dorothy Clough Harris, 1891 - 1980. Cerddor, Maer Llanbedr Pont Steffan 1946-1947
072 Margaret Street With love and thanks to my parents Edith and Frank Street for fostering my love of music
Eclogue by Finzi It is truly life enhancing - like the first days of Spring
073 Mrs Muriel Sherwen To celebrate your 90th year and our shared love of Wales and Welsh National Opera: Judith & Elspeth
'Children's Prayer' and 'Dream' music from 'Hansel and Gretel' by Engelbert Humperdinck It brings back vivid memories of a first visit to the opera
074 Mrs Elizabeth Wiegold None Made
075 Anthony J Edwards
'Double Violin Concerto' by Johann Sebastian Bach Of the delight of the interdependence of the two soloists and the accompaniment
076 George Lewis John Saunders To Sarah, George, Lewis and my Family - may they enjoy beautiful and uplifting experiences at the Wales Millennium Centre
'The Brandenburg Concertos' by Johann Sebastian Bach Of its rich form and hope the Centre will similarly inspire my family and others for many years to come
077 Cari ac Alaw O'Rourke Edrychwn draw at draeth Porthseli a theimlwn nerth o'r hen dir Cari ac Alaw O'Rourke, Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Ty Ddewi 2002
'Emyn Y Pasg' from Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni Ymdeithoan ein priodas
078 Leo a Rachel O'Rourke Cyflwynwyd i Leo a Rachel O'Rourke ar achlysur eu penblwydd priodas aur, 28 Mawrth 2003 gan Jim, Helen, Cari ac Alan
None Made
079 Diana O'Sullivan For Patrick Benjamin Caradoc O'Sullivan, who loves singing
Dewis Sant by Karl Jenkins Everytime I hear it, I am reminded of a very important St David's Day
080 Daniel Oswald Lovering In memory of a wonderful father who would have been thrilled to see Wales prosper and go forward
'Danny Boy' by Barry Taylor It always reminds me of my Father and all he held so dear
081 Margaret Hughes In loving memory of my dear husband, Meirion Hughes, who passed away 6/11/02. Music and cricket were his life.
'The Lord's Paryer' by Albert Hay Malotte, sung by Cor Meibion, Aberystwyth This was one of my husband's favourite pieces and was played at his funeral
082 The Loudon Family In memory of Hugh Loudon
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No.6 in F Major 'Out of Pasture' Hugh loved it
083 Val, Herbie, Gareth & Lucy Scurlock The Scurlocks of Gordy Hall, Pembrokeshire, are looking forward to watching the Welsh National Opera at the Wales Millennium Centre
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni We have enjoyed it at WNO performances in the past and we look forward to hearing it at the centre in the future
084 Mrs Mary Thomas I'n mam a'n mam-gu sy'n deilwng o gariad
'Passing Strangers' sung by Billy Eckstine and Sarah Vaughan The purity of their voices, heard many years ago has remained with me.
085 Ysgol Gellionnen, Abertawe Un gwreiddyn dan y canghennau
086 Colin & Julie Jenkins For Luc & Llinos
Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana by Mascagni Never fails to touch the heart
087 Stuart & Christine Castledine None Made
088 Rosanna Mary McNamara
Shostakovich 5th Symphoney 4th Movement Superficially at least, this is a great piece of music
089 Christopher James McNamara
Shostakovich 5th Symphoney 4th Movement Superficially at least, this is a great piece of music
090 Bryan Ladd Bryan Ladd 1933-2002,Gaerfyrddin a Radyr, gwr Linda, tad Richard a Robert a thadcu annwyl
Khachaturian Spartacus. Roedd yn gysur mawr mewn cyfnod hir a salwch.
091 David, 1st Earl Lloyd George of Dwyfor What is our task? It is to make country fit for heroes to live in
092 Edward P Poole With gratitude to the Welsh National Opera
The Last Movement - Tchaikovsky's 6th Symphony It is one of the most moving pieces of music that I know
093 Audrey L Poole To the Welsh National Opera and BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Tschaikovsky's Symphony No.6 - Path�tique It gives an insight into the soul of the composer
094 Joan Frances Lewis To the quarrymen of Wales, the past and the present coming together in celebration of music and dance in Wales
Morning from Peer Gynt by Edvard Griegs 'Morning' - It suggests a celebration for a longawaited home to music and the performing arts in Wales
095 Louise Hussey & Nicholas J Adams 17th April 2003 Hir Oes, Hapusrwydd...
096 Samuel James Adams & Bethan Sophia Adam ...A Llond Ty O Blant
097 Mrs Anne Jones To the success of Wales Millennium Centre
O du mein holder abendstern composed by Wagner and sung by Bryn Terfel For its sheer beauty and calm
098 The Unknown Theatre Company With hope for the future performances of youth amateur musical theatre - especially the Unknown Theatre Company and Kawaguchi Musical Group
Dance of the Dragon by Phillip Michell and Matthew Brind It represents the future of musical theatre in the talent of the young composers of Wales
099 Taegan Louise Larcombe To our beautiful grandaughter on your 1st birthday love Nein and Tied
Concerto da camera in A minor composed by Vivaldi I hope you get as much enjoyment from this piece as we have
100 Anne-Marie Minhall Anne-Marie Minhall Classic FM Presenter 100 - 102 FM
Nimrod from Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar
101 Jane Jones Jane Jones Classic FM Presenter 100 - 102 FM
Sibelius: Symphony No.5
102 Aled Jones Aled Jones Classic FM Presenter 100 - 102 FM
Farewell to Stromness2 by Peter Maxwell Davies
103 Irene Mackie For Irene, For Cardiff, Forever
Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3) Composed by Aaron Copeland We all should be celebrated (and we must all celebrate)
104 Gunna Chown 'Imaginary journey to the Faroe Islands' Flute Concerto, Symphony No. 1 by Carl Nielsen
105 Christopher Chown Piano Concerto No 20 in D minor, K466 By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
106 William G Davies In memory of my mother,Edna Beatrice Davies, 1911 - 1979, who taught the piano to a generation of Cardiffians
'Revolutionary Etude' Op 10, No. 12 in C minor by Fr�d�ric Chopin It was the piece she played most often to encourage me to keep practising the piano
107 William G Davies In memory of my father,Reginald Lionel Davies, 1905 - 1980, who did so much to keep the New Theatre alive in his lifetime
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 It was the first symphony I remember hearing. My parents took me to the Llandaff Festival circa 1964
108 Rhiannon Jenkins Diwaelod o hyd ydyw moroedd ein hiraeth. From love's shining circle the gems drop away. Mewn cof a chalon.
'Rhiannon' by Fleetwood Mac Mae'r cysylltiad �'n Rhiannon. Roedd hi'n hoff o'r g�n. Mae'n gyfoes a chwedlonol
109 Jane Duffy To Celia and Cyril, Lovingly remebered Barbara, Margaret and Jane
'Jupiter' from The Planets, Opus 32 by Gustav Holst It combines fond love for Wales and a family favourite.
110 Sally Burton In memory of Richard Burton
Prelude to act 3 of 'Lohengrin' by Wagner We met on the set of the film Wagner, directed by Tony Palmer and starring Richard Burton
111 Hilary Thomas Long overdue but here at last, a new national treasure
'Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen' by Mahler It is a wonderfully poignant reflection of solitude, despair and love of nature
112 Des Price & Rhys Price For Des Price & our son, Rhys, who built solid foundations on which the Touch Trust is still growing. Thank you.
Piano concerto (no.21), 2nd movement by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart It expresses for me, beauty, bliss, pain and wonder of life and the triumphal soaring of the spirit
113 Elizabeth Gould & Thomas Evans My parents, Elizabeth Gould and Thomas Evans. You taught me the joys of unselfish love and sacrafice, diligence and simplicity
'23rd Psalm' It was a favourite with them and me and expresses our belief and optimisim in a loving God and universe
114 Athro Thomas Jones Pierce Er gof annwyl am fy nhad, yr hanesydd ac athro, y diweddaf Tom Jones Pierce
C�r Meibion yn canu 'Myfanwy' gan Dr Joseph Parry
115 Cor Cantorion Menai Choir Cor Cantorion Menai Choir
'Contique de Jean Racine', Op. 11, by Gabriel Faur� We performed this piece at our concert May 10th 2003
116 Malcolm & Wendy Puntis For the Children
117 Emrys a Margaret Roberts Er cof am 'nhad W H Roberts o 'Stiniog
Grace Williams on Welsh Nursery Rhymes Mae'n bwysig hybu ein diwylliant ni yn ogystal ag eiddo eraill.
118 Simon Warner-Born In memory of Gwladys Elvin Davies (1911-2002) who deeply loved her country.
'If I ruled the world' by Sir Harry Secombe. Gwladys loved it and it would contrast with the more classical numbers.
119 Marion Thomas For my Mum and Dad, Jack and Eunice Thomas who instilled in me a love for music
'Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau' sung by Bryn Terfel This evokes memories of being brought up as a child in Wales
120 Mervyn Thomas For my Mothers
'Die Walk�re' by Wagner It is stirring, driving and instantly recognisable
122 Martin York To celebrate Martin York's life, founder member of the Touch Trust, whose energy and love were crucial to our success
Clarinet Concerto, second movement, 'Adagio' 9 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Martin played the clarinet very well as a teenager and enjoyed this piece in particular. He played it often
123 Y Prifardd Tomi Evans Oeddit awen y Frenni, - a'i rhamant Yw'r emyn a'r cerddi, Hudol yw dawn dy awdl di, Neges dy Fabinogi. (D. Gwyn Evans) No Selection Made
124 Huw and Menna Braithwaite To my grandchildren, wishing them the same joy, fun and companionship as I have had through music.
Fantasia on Welsh Nursery Tunes - Grace Williams It brings back memories of being a `cellist in the National Youth Orchestra of Wales who gave the first performance of this piece. Huw and Menna love to sing the folk songs on which it is based.
125 Alys and Dylan John To my grandchildren, wishing them the same joy, fun and companionship through music that I have had
Hymn to St Cecilia - Benjamin Britten It encapsulates the grace and power of music and the beauty of the human voice.
126 Robert Pennant Jones 3 - Sheila
'Rosenkavalier' - Act III - trio starting 'Hab' Mir's Gelobt' with Marschallin, Sophie and Octavian It is his favourite and nothing matches the blending of these 3 womens voices
127 G M Pennant Jones (TIG) For my splendid Father-in-Law with my love, Sheila
'Goodnight Sweetheart' It is his favourite song
128 Llewellyn Howard Andrew Godfrey This is given by Sarah and Arny to celebrate the birth of our nephew Llewellyn on the 10th of June 2002
George Gershwin's 'Rhapsody in Blue' We wanted to hopefully inspire in young Llew an early love and appreciation of jazz music...
129 Peter D G Bird To our Dad and Grandad from a proud family for his 50 year dedication to Musical Theatre
Edelweiss It is a lovely ballad which brings special memories of public performances and friends and family around the piano
130 Frank Edwards (1908-1957) A seaman of Cardiff who loved his home port, Wales and the wider world
Sabre Dance (Gayaneh) by Aram Khachatutian His favourite piece of music - full of life, fiery and fun- as I remember him
131 C�r Cymysg Treorci a'r Cylch I�gofio'r blynyddoedd hapus o greu cerddoriaeth yn ein hardal ni - Treorci a'r cylch
'Cantique de Jean Racine' gan Faur� Rydan ni wedi canu'r darn gyda'n ffrindiau o G�r Ebenezer, Aberd�r
132 John Griffith Derrick O Gymru�i bob cwr o'r byd, fe fydd y garreg hon yn ysbrydolaeth
Exultent caeli�gan Claudio Monteverdi Ysbrydolaeth!
133 Maud Jones Cofi Mam
'Greensleeves' It was my Mothers favourite song
134 Benjamin John Jones Benji, Er Cof
'Cwm Rhondda' by William Williams Pantycelyn (1717 - 1791) Benjie our step-father was a Bevin boy
135 Elaine Hodkinson To the continued influence for excellence to Wales and the world of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
The Quartet in C Sharp Minor, Opus 131, by Ludwig van Beethoven Total contentmeant at the perfection of everything about the quartet. It enables all Beethoven's quartets to thrill and give pleasure
136 Isaac Lyons To mark the birth of Isaac Lyons on 23rd June 2003.
'Spring' from Vivaldi's Four Seasons. It denotes new life.
137 Megan Powell Born to bring joy to those who love you, 30 July 2002
'Cuor Senza Sangue' by Emma Shapplin I find this piece fills me with powerful and mixed emotions followed by gentle calm
138 Martyn Gore In memory of Mum and Dad who always inspired
Walk to the Paradise Garden by Delius Where hopefully they are reunited
139 Glenys Llewelyn I Bawb - Mwynhewch
140 Marion D Attwood In memory of my father, G R Davies from Blaenau Ffestiniog, who loved singing
Mozart's Clarinet Concerto (Slow Movement) Simply - I love it - It inspires me
141 Francesca Merrick & Gabriella Merrick To celebrate their life and the joy of life they bring to all our family. With much love from Mummy & Daddy
Vivaldi 'Four Seasons' Whenever it is played our children dance like 'spirited faeries' around the garden. They both love music and love to dance
142 Amelia Grace Dawson ( Millie) For Millie, our first grandchild ,wishing her happiness and joy always.
Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau I am a Valley girl and am so proud of ourt culture and heritage. Our anthem says it all for me
143 Richard Hopkin I fy rhieni
144 Josh Rowan Corey Sound and vision and touch - Cherish them
145 Suzanne Marie Smart To the talented Welshman I am so close to and yet wish I had had the chance to meet
'The Dream of Gerontius' by Sir Edward Elgar It is a composition that makes me proud to be British and because singing it was such a memorable experience
146 John Burrows The Board of Wales Millennium Centre would like to recognise the sign
�Cosi Trio� Soave Sia il Vento from Mozart�s �Cosi Fan Tutte�
147 Mrs Mair Elisabeth Clugston To the 1962 'Principle Prize' Award Winner, an excuse to come home more often and experience this cultural centre
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco sung by the WNO Mens Chorus A great surge of emotion, about a people in exile, longing for their country and asking God to rescue them
148 Estelle Ash Beethoven's 6th Symphony 'Pastoral'
149 Cardiff Writers' Circle We hope this building will become a centre of excellence for writers in Wales
Wagner's 'Prize Song' from the 'Master Singers of Nuremberg' It is about the art and craft of composition
150 Peter Jeffrey Paterson 1941 - 2002 I will always love you and you will always love me
'The Trumpet will sound' from the Handel's 'The Messiah' sung by Bryn Terfel We didn't have funeral directors for Jeff's burial. We did it ourselves. We had a woodland burial and played this piece at the end in the open air. It transformed the occassio
151 Mrs Betty Dorey My wifes love for the classics transcends her love for me
Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky My wife loves the music and the Ballet
152 Mark Jonathan Tilsley Ryan You've watched it being built, the wait is finally over, hope you have many great moments - memories of your time spent here. Love Kay
'Der Ring Des Nibelungen' by Richard Wagner
153 Frank A Milner Bruch: Violin Concerto No 1 It is a favorite piece of music of my wife and I
154 Mrs. Jillian Frances Ford (nee Davies) To a wonderful wife and mother on her 65th birthday on 3rd September 2003. We all love you very much. Happy birthday from your husband Ken, your daughters Kay and Paula and your son Justin.
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Verdi's 'Nabucc' Jillian sang in choirs in Wales as a girl and later as an adult in England. This particular chorus is her favourite.
155 Derek Kane Duet between Tenor and Baritone in Verdi's 'Don Carlo'; Act IV scene 2 I have chosen this piece of music because of a death of a long standing faithful friend
156 Sylvia and Harvey Gwyther Congratulations on your 40th Wedding Anniversary. 40 years on 10 August 2003 with love from Louise & Matt
'The Green Grass of Home' sung by Tom Jones It symbolises everyhthing that we love about being Welsh and Tom Jones sings it brilliantly.
157 Millie Donovan For my brother Benjamin who I love very much.
'Tuesday' by Sir Paul McCartney Whenever you hear this, think of me. xx
158 Hannah Williams I dedicate this to my happy childhood in Wales and my wonderful parents and brothers
'Unwaith Eto Nghymru Annwyl' sung by David Lloyd I have lived in Basingstoke for 30 years but I am proud to be Welsh and especially proud that I was born in the Rhondda Valley.
159 Mr & Mrs E Treble Cerddoriaeth yn ein gwaed a barddoniaeth yn ei henaid
'Prelude to Parsifal' Act 1 by Richrd Wagner Seeing Gwyneth Jones singing Kundry in Vienna
160 Victoria Provis (van den Broek) In anticipation of a glorious future for music in Wales
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2
161 Deborah Louise Ford - Dancer; Diversions Dance Company To celebrate the marriage of Deborah to Tom Barford, July 17 2004 and Deborah's contribution and dedication to contemporary dance.
Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence Soundtrack From The Original Motion Picture by Ryuichi Sakamoto This piece by Sakamoto is evocative, it begins tender and delicate and gradually grows in energy becoming vibrant and colourful
162 Donald & Phyllis Smith For the best Parents and Grand Parents in the world. Very much loved. They will be remembered always
'We Stood at the Alter' by Slim Whitman This was Phyl and Don's special song. It was in the charts when they married on July 30 1955
163 Lucy Cohen For my loving aunt, Diana Woolley, who introduced me to the world of classical music and opera
Mozart's 'Mass in C minor' One of my Aunt's favourites, and the first piece she wanted to share with me
164 Angela Ormrod None Made
165 Mr Hedley John Davis To someone who lived for music and the arts - a wonderful music teacher
'O Mio Babbino Caro' by Gianni Schicchi It has been a favourite for two generations of the family
166 Sue Northcott & Andrew Nicholson For our children, Cari Mair and Geraint Morgan Nicholson.
'Suo Gan' sung by Bryn Terfel
167 Professor A.J & Mrs S.F Hazell To the role of music in promoting world peace
'Sonate pour hautbois - Saint -Saens (opus 166) It has recently been released on a CD by David Cowley, BBC NOW
168 Dr. David and Dr. Alison Woolf Ellen Mary Felicity Woolf
Mass in B Minor by J. S. Bach The 'Credo' was Ellen's first favourite "bedtime music" when she was a baby - it always calmed the whole household!
169 Judith Lewis Penblwyd Hapus i'r Wraig, Mam a Mam-Gu gorau yn y byd, cariad mawr oddi wrth Allan, Eleanor, Mark, Emyr, Nerys, Sioned a Megan xxx
Bryn Terfel singing 'Where 're you walk' by Handel. it is a special song for a special person
170 Ruth Gwendoline Lynn Dedicated to Ruth Gwendoline Lynn - a very special person - truly the best
Largo from Symphony No.9, Op.95 'From the New World' by Dvorak It has heartfelt significance for Ruth G Lynn
171 Megan Jennifer Price For my son David and my daughters Louise and Ruth
'O Holy Night' sung by Aled Jones I love the purity of his voice. Aled sings from the heart.
172 Eiluned Davies Penblwydd Hapus! 60 a dal Mam orau'r byd. Cariad mawr am byth oddi wrth Owen ac Elin x
'Suo Gan' sung by Bryn Terfel Bryn 's voice sends shivers down the spine. He's one of Wales's very own gems.
173 Ann-Marie Petty If Music Be The Food Of Love, Play On
'Copland: Appalachian Spring' by Leonard Bernstein Having seen the Appalachian Mountains in their vast space, as yet, unspoilt beauty, one hopes.
174 Anne Nutt With love on your birthday from Mike, Laura and James
175 Dr Norman Mills To Gene Mills, my wife
Traume, ('Dreams'), by Richard Wagner It was the name we gave our first home, in Raglan
176 Cameron Jack Jennings Christened 12 October 2003. From your loving God Parents - Karen, Kevin, Tania & Steven
177 Dr Michael Anthony Amdurer A caring healer of the elderly who is self healed by his love of music
178 Miss Solange Rousseau To Jeremy Jackman, The King's Singers, Jose Carreras and Bryn Terfel: Thank you for inspiring and nurturing my love of music - Solange
Core'ngrato by Salvatore Cardillo and sung by Jose Carreras This was my mother's favourite. She was the one who instilled in me the love of music. She was unique and special!
179 Lon David Finally, Wales has a venue worthy of its talents & dreams. Thrive and Inspire, WMC.
'Someone in a tree' from 'Pacific Overtures' - Sondheim I feel it is the perfect fusion of form, content, philosophy and theatricality. My favourite.
180 Ingrid Surgenor Price To be born Welsh is to be born privaleged with music in your blood and poetry in your soul
Nemico Della Partia (Andrea Chenier) sung by Giorgio Zancanaro It moves me everytime I hear and perform it
181 Jill Berrett Phoenix of the Bay - May your art and music warm our hearts. With thanks to my adoptive city
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis I first heard this as a teenager and it soothed my spirit. Four decades on and it still does.
182 Brian James Frieze BA, LRAM, L.T.C.L For my husband Brian, to celebrate 25 years of happiness with a wonderful man and his music
Liebestod from Tristan unt Isolde Because it is his favourite!
183 Jill and Derek Bevan To Mum and Dad, from three loving daughters, to whom you gave loads of musical encouragement and opportunity. Shostakovich 2nd Piano Concerto This piece of music affected the whole family as the South Glamorgan Schools' Orchestra struggled to get on top of it.
184 Dr Mair Edwards I Iolo a Guto - a phob plentyn arall. Chi piau'r dyfodol. Ymestynnwch at y ser a chynnwch fflam gobaith.
Brenin y Ser (Robert Arwyn, Robin Llwyd ab Owain) yn cael ei ganu gan Bryn Terfel a Chor Rhuthun a'r Cylch
185 Mary and Anthony Lewis For Mam and Ant - enjoy your new lifestyle!
Widor's 'Toccata' Because you're starting another new life together!
186 Pat Hughes To show my love for my homeland, it's mountains, rivers and lakes, particularly its music
Beethoven Concerto No.5 (Emporer) 2nd Movement - Adgio It is just so beautiful - peaceful and always calms y mind when it is disturbed
187 Peter Gruffydd Llechau Llyn Llydaw
The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams So that the Centre flies and becomes a beacon and not a millstone
188 Elaine & Gwyn Williams For our family - past, present and future - and Welsh families everywhere
Verdi's Requiem It has everything music can offer
189 Mr W Hosh Little My Dad - Hosh
Beethoven Pastoral Hosh loves this symphony
190 June M Davies To Max Davies from June Davies
Some Enchanted Evening I have chosen this particular piece of music because of forty six years of enchanted evenings
191 Carole Griffiths Carole Griffiths 25.12.55 - 18.01.03 All our lives have been enriched�by her�comradeship,�fellowship�and�friendship�and we all miss her.
192 Dewi Rees Mozart's Clarinet Concerto It is a favourite of my wife, Valerie
193 Steffan Hugh a Daniel James Davies I gofio am chwarelwyr 'stiniog - cyn-dadau Steff a Daniel - gyda llawer o gariad gan taid a nain
Romeo and Juliet composed by Sergei Prokofiev
194 Myra Pollard The Land Of My Fathers
195 Robin John To celebrate the strong choral tradition and innate musicality of Welsh people
Laudate Dominum, by Mozart To me, this represents musical perfection in what is a short and simple piece.
196 Siw Hughes Er cof annwyl am fy mam a nhad - Mr a Mrs R H Hughes, Dolwar, Llangefni, M�n
C�r Seiriol - Gwawr Wedi Hirnos Mae'n rhoi cryfder mewn hiraeth
197 Ifan Huw Jones I Ifan Huw, ar achlysur dy fedyddio 13 Rhagfyr 2003.Cariad Mawr Anti Sian xx
198 Howard Evans The best friend I've ever had is my Dad
Mahler 5th Symphony Adagietto Totally touches the soul and gives a real sense of satisfaction
199 Betty Evans There is no love like a mothers love
Letter Duet from The Marriage of Figaro The harmonies are rapturous
200 William Rhys-Jones William, the light of our lives
Mozart Flute & Harp Concerto It's some of the most beautiful, healing music, that touches your soul and raises your spirits
201 Paula O'Keefe For Paula, from Sierra Leone through the bluebells of Scotland to the heart of Wales.
Rusalka's Song to Moon by Dvorak played by Phillip McCann and the Black Dyke Mills Band. Memories of children playing.
202 Ann Bronwen Murray Er c�f am fy ngwr Tom a chwiorydd morfudd, Gwyneth, Iola, Glenus ac Alice
Barber, 'Adagio for strings' Ei fod yn un o'r darnau oeddym oll yn hoffi
203 John Williams Gareth Richard Williams 25 who died far too young and too far from Wales, ever in our hearts Mam, Dad and Mark
'Cwm Rhondda' The day before he died he was at Wembley to watch the Welsh team beat England in a great match. He tried to join in the singing but he didnt know the words but he sang anyway, a week later we sang this great hymn at his funeral
204 Gwyn Jenkins Gwyn Jenkins - 19 Feb 1940-12 Jan 2003. Singing Blues in the Bay. Played Spanish & Classical Guitar. A true TV Celebrity. Loved & missed by us all.
Bourbon Street by Chris Barber's Jazz Band My father was a great fan of Chris Barber and of jazz music alone. This was one of his favourite pieces.
205 Tony Mansell None Made
206 Nigel Edward Jones To My Family
'Ar Lan Y M�r' It is my favourite welsh folk song and my first choral arrangement to be published
207 Lyndsay Petra Jarman To our own very special work of art
208 Bethan a Caitlin Lewis Mewn c�f cariadus am Hayden Vivian Lewis, Abercr�f, gwr a tadannwyl, a dats balch Bethan a Caitlin Lewis.
Yr 'Overture' or 'Nutcracker Suite' gan Tschaikovsky Fod Bethan a Caitlin yn hoffi dawnsio iddo ers gweld perfformiad o'r bale yn Neuadd Dewi Sant
209 C�r Bro Ogwr C�n I Fileniwm Cymru I Foli'r Ochest A Fu
Yr Utgorn W, Mathews Williams Erthygl yn y wasg oedd yn darlunio Bryn Terfel yn croesawu'r Ganolfan Mileniwm yn swn yr utgorn.
210 Claire Pearson Ar Hyd Y Nos
211 Rhys and Chloe Turner To my precious children, Rhys and Chloe Turner, may all your dreams be fullfilled, with all love, forever, Mum
Puccini's La Boheme
212 David Williams To my brother, David, no matter where he is his heart is always in Wales, with all our love Mandy, Rhys and Chloe.
The Flower Duet from Lake its for my brother, who drives a very fast, very red, very italian sports car....
213 Jean Chappell To my wonderful mum, thank you for sharing your love of music with me
Bruch's Violin Concerto
214 Islwyn a Bethan Williams I ddathlu priodas ruddem Islwyn a Bethan Williams, Biwmares, Rhagyfr 28ain 2003. Oddi Wrth Alaw a Merf
215 Tony Lewis Glamorgan's County Cricketers, Past, Present & Future.
Vouchsafe, O Lord From Te Deum in D major "Dettingen" (Handel) - Sung by Bryn Terfel with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
216 Cymdeithas Ddawns Werin Cymru / Welsh Folk Dance Society Mawrygwn holl ddawnswyr gwerin Cymru - y rhai a fu ac a fydd.
Meillionen mae'n alaw i ddawns osgeiddig, hoff alaw ein sylfaenydd, Mrs Lois Blake.
217 Bethan Eleri Harrison (nee Jones), gynt o Gasnewydd Richard Strauss 'Leise Lieder' (opus 41a no. 5) sung by Renee Fleming
218 Community Dance Wales/Dawns Gymuned Cymru Giving all sorts of people, all over Wales, the chance to dance. / Cynnig cyfle i amrediad o bobl ledled Cymru, i ddawnsio.
219 Lorraine Stubbs To my darling husband Clive, a wonderful pianist, as a momento of our Ruby Wedding Anniversary - 30 July 2003
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.2
220 Haydn Williams Evan John a Nellie Williams
(1913 - 1991) (1919 - 2004) , LLANGAIN, Sir Gaerfyrddin, Diolch am rieni mor annwyl, gofalus a chefnogol, Haydn Williams
221 Dafydd a Meri Griffiths, Lowri a Garmon Dymunwn bob llwyddiant i Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru i'r dyfodol
Bryn Terfel yn canu Bugeilio'r Gwenuth Gwyn i gyfeiliant Catrin Finch ar y delyn Mae'n cyfuno c�n werin draddodiadol o'r ddeunawfad ganrif a doniau cyfoes byd enwog bariton � thelynores o Gymru
222 Sue Camper �Think where man�s glory most begins and ends; And say my glory was I had such friends� - W B Yeats.
'Fidelio' by Beethoven
223 Christine Stokes Dedicated to my Mother, a fanastic person, who loved the theatre, and worked for the Welsh National Opera as a talented Milliner.
Somewhere over the Rainbow A childhood song, A bond. Keep sending those Rainbows, I love and miss you, your daughter Julia xxx
224 Lucy Margaret Fielding For my bright particular star, Lucy Margaret Fielding, born Nov 1988. Love Ma
Giorni Dispari by L'Einaudi Its Lucy's favourite piece of music
225 The LOTF (Ladies Of The Forum)......www.ioanonline.com
Honoring Ioan Gruffudd...who has inspired friendships, creativity, and awareness of the Welsh culture.� With great admiration, the 'LOTF'�
226 Michael & Marilyn Hallas Dedicated to my late Father Leonard William Hallas
Sunset Poem (Eli Jenkins' Prayer) sung by Bryn Terfel. My Father died suddenly on the 6th November 2003 and this was playing on the radio and dissolved me to tears as I thought it was very appropriate. Michael Hallas.
227 Michael & Marilyn Hallas This is dedicated to Michael & Marilyn Hallas on the occasion of their 30th Wedding Anniversary on 10th November 2003.
'Myfanwy' sung by Bryn Terfel This piece of music was chosen by Jane Jones of Classic FM and played on air on the 6th November 2003 at the request of our daughter Laura Hallas.
228 Bethan Sian Jones To our darling Granddaughter with the knowledge that she will enjoy her visits here in years to come
229 Mrs G Christine Probert This is in memory of my husband, Howard John Probert
'Myfanwy' by Dr Joseph Parry It was Howards favourite piece of music
230 E.M.Prof. Arthur Beacham To Arth who enjoyed many W.N.O nights with his wife Peg in the 30's & 40's
'Shall we gather at the river?' by Robert Lowry and sung by Bryn Terfel Arthur and his family have recently enjoyed this piece of music sung by Bryn in Brisbane, Australia.
231 Joan Moody-Jones JP Loving Mother and Grandmother
'Myfanwy' by Dr Joseph Parry It always brings a tear to the eye
232 Susan Lewis None Made
233 Hogia Dydd Mawrth - Gwynedd Deunaw�twll,�a dynion teg yn chwennych un ychwaneg
234 Hogia Dydd Mawrth - Gwynedd Deunaw�twll,�a dynion teg yn chwennych un ychwaneg
235 Dr Nick Whitehead OBE Dedication to Dr Whitehead for his practical support and friendship to the Touch Trust and all those with special needs.
Say a Little Prayer Aretha Franklyn This was Nick's favourite Aretha Franklyn song. He was a great fan of gospel music and its uplifting and celebratory message.
236 Richard McKenzie-Price To Welsh National Opera who have provided myself and others with many hours of pleasure over the years
The chorus of the Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco I have chosen this particular piece of music because of its association with Welsh National Opera
237 Jennifer Hance For Mum on her big birthday. With love and thanks for putting up with us for the last 31 years! Nigel and Simon.
Aria from Handels Messiah - 'Why do Nations so furiosly rage together' - sung by Bryn Terfel it's a personal favourite.
238 The Open University Gorau arf, arf dysg - the best weapon is the weapon/tool of education
239 C�r Cymysg Rhydaman a'r Cylch (Ammanford & District Choral Society) Llwyddiant a hir oes I Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru.
Mass for Peace allano 'The Armed Man' gan Karl Jenkins Rydym fel c�r wedi perfformio'r gwaith hwn, wrthein bodd yn canu'r gerddoriaeth, acyn edmygwyr mawr o Karl Jenkins
240 Osian Prys McGuinness Gyda chariad oddi wrth dy rieni.
Suo G�n
241 Kathryn Pegington To a special Mum All our love From your three daughters
242 Gary & Lyn Thompson In support of a wonderful new enterprise. Gary & Lyn Thompson, Chepstow."
'Warsaw Concerto' by Richard Addinsell It is dramatic and stirring.
243 Keith Tasker In memory of our brother, Keith, who intoduced so many to the world of opera.
Voi che sapete, Cherubino's aria from Figaro
244 Janet Archer To my wife who has ceaslessly supported me in my music and any path I have chosen to tread through good times and bad.
Bach's Double Violin Concerto My playing this piece unwittingly brought us together and has allow me to share a life that has surpassed my wildest dreams.
245 Mrs Amanda McMurray Wagner - Tannh�user - 'Dich Teure Halle' It is a joyful and optimistic aria
246 Margaret Ingham To my Family, past, present and future, with love and hope
'Soave sia il vento' from Cosi Fan Tutte by Mozart For its beautiful, lyrical, peaceful quality, sadly missing from the lives of many people today
247 Ann Parry Garbett To my Family and those who had the vision of a centre for the arts in Wales
'Che Gelida Manina' form La Boheme by Puccini La Boheme was my introduction to opera by the WNO
248 David & Judy Hinton To a wonderful future for the Wales Millennium Centre
249 Alison Ross A fitting venue for the art of Mozart, Wagner and Britten
Final Orchestral of Gotter Dammerung by Wagner
250 Bryan Davies To Wales - Enjoy your new music theatre
'Dich teure Halle' from Wagner's Tannh�user Wagner is my favouritre opera composer. This aria seems appropriate to the new theatre
251 David & Valerie Lermon None Made
252 David & Valerie Lermon None Made
253 Mr & Mrs P F Beynon To every form of Art
'Sweet harmony of contrast' from Puccini's 'Tosca' Our entry into the wonderful world of opera
254 Trevor Evans To my wife and best friend, June. To my children - dear Julian, dearer Simon and dearest Jane. With love
Troyte's Chant - Rev Eli Jenkins's Prayer - Sir Geraint Evans The words of Dylan Thomas, the voices of Geraint Evans and London Welsh Male Voice Choir - Enough Said
255 Mr Richard Hartree None Made
256 Mr Richard Jackson None Made
257 Tracey and Andrew Cookson To our beautiful daughter, Honor - a star is born. All our love forever, Mummy & Daddy.
'Simple Gifts' by Aaron Copland We heard it on the radio on the morning our daughter was born, and hope she will always appreciate the simple gifts in life, particularly the gift of music.
258 Mrs Iris Jones Together 1954 - 2004
Trio from Act 3 of 'Der Rosen Kavalier'
259 Dr Tudor Jones Together 1954 - 2004
Prelude to Act 1 of Parsifal
260 Dr Donald Clive Dymond He loved WNO - regularly attended perfromances on which his father, George Dymond used to report for the National Press
'Chorus of the Hebrew slaves' from Nabucco by Verdi It was Dr Donald Dymonds favourite. He died 27 April 2003
261 John A J Clark To my wife Roberta (Bobbie) Mary Clark. Born 13 March 1944, passed away 17 June 2001. Love you always
'The Love Duet' from Madam Butterfly This meant so much to us. My Wife requested it to be played at the end of her funeral service.
262 Vernon Davies For Evan and Nadine. Scottsdale. Arizona
Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg by Wagner No more fitting opening to a feast of culture
263 Mrs Rita E. Pugh None Made
264 Emma Whitaker In memory of Evan John Jones
265 The Gwynder Lewis Family None Made
266 Margaret Lewis To my family and friends, present, past and future, with grateful thanks
Au Fond du Temple Saint, duet from the Pearl Fishers by Bizet, sung by Bryn Terfel and Dennis O'Neill An early opera leading to years of pleasure from WNO, sung by two great Welsh musical talents and ambassadors.
267 Peter Bassett To Dad
Karelia Suite Op 11 Sibelius
268 Margaret E Rees For all the wonderful years of entertainment I have enjoyed with WNO. Here's to an even greater future.
'Aida' by Giuseppe Verdi The magnificent production WNO did quite a few years ago
269 M Edwardes-Evans A small piece of the future for Wales
'Rosenkavalier' - The Final Trio One of the most heart rendering feelings expressed in music.
270 Gwyn Lewis Davies Er cof am fy nhadcu, Lewis Davies, Y Cymer. Ynad, Cerddor, Llenor.
Y Ferch o Benderyn sung by Bryn Terfel - if he can be persuaded to do so.
271 Mervyn Emrys Clissett For my dear husband who has all my love and respect and has achieved so much
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4 in F minor
272 Raymond & Julia Kingdon Congratulations on your 30th Wedding Anniversary. 10th September 2004. All our love Laura, Natalie and Rita.
Band of Brothers Soundtrack: Main Theme
273 John Durbin Dedicated to John Durbin and his late father Ray, who nurtured his love for music
'A Pastoral Symphony' by Vaughan Williams John finds this music emotionally and spiritually uplifting
274 Mrs Mari Potts Er cof annwyl am y diweddar Parchedig a Mrs Geraint Thomas ( Llundain ). 'Cofia'n gwlad, Benllywydd tirion, Dy gyflawnder fyddo'i grym.'
Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau- sung by Bryn Terfel it reminds me of my homeland and it makes me proud to be Welsh
275 Mrs Mary Howard-Jones To my wonderful children.
The 'Air' from Handel's 'Water Music' Many moods are enjoyed, majestic, triumphant, calmness, leaving one with a peaceful hope for the future.
276 Dr David P Howard-Jones To my family.
Hadyn Te Deum in C Wonderful memories of festal Christmases in Llandaff Cathedral.
277 Lynne Hughes For Leah Connor my wonderful and talented God Daughter
Verdi's 'Miserere' from Il Trovatore It was the first peice of music to make me cry as a child; so sad, so beautiful
278 Benedict Buckley Bartok - Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta
279 Imogen Buckley Stravinsky - The Firebird
280 Brychan Si�r I'r baban o'r Wenllan, yn flwydd, ein mab Brychan. Cerddor y dyfodol o Lancynon, n diwrnod yn perfformio ar y llwyfan hon.
I Giorni gan Einaudi Alaw biano syml a swynol sy'n tawelu'r meddwl
281 Tom & Rae Evans In loving memory of the best Mum & Dad in the world.
282 Jean Phillips Penblwydd Hapus Mam
283 Bernard Ashman Treasured memories of a wonderful man who loved music.
'My Way by Paul Anka Bernard used to sing 'My Way'. The words epitomise a philosophy of a life lived well, as his was.
284 Anonymous Gift None Made
285 Kilvey Writers Kilvey Writers wish to give Swansea City, where we live, commendations, very tall, we bought a slate upon your wall.
286 Helen Patricia Petrie Howell Francis Jones, organist 1900-1986. Native of Blaenau Ffestiniog and resident of Hawarden. Remembered by his Family.
'Myfanwy' Hearing it evokes memories of a welsh childhood, Father at the piano.
287 Mr Wyndham G Lewis In memory of Wyndham Lewis, Farmer, Butcher, Bedwas. Who had a life long love of music in Wales.
Anything sung by Bryn Terfel.
288 Cymrodorion Birmingham a'r Cylch I gofio Cymry Birmingham a'r Clych wrth Cymrodorion B'ham.
Finlandia gan Sibelius I'm meddwl i, y mae'n crynhoi teimladau dwys o gariad at wlad, yn union fel y byddai i Sibelius.
289 Cymrodorion Birmingham a'r Cylch I gofio Cymry Birmingham a'r Clych wrth Cymrodorion B'ham.
Finlandia gan Sibelius I'm meddwl i, y mae'n crynhoi teimladau dwys o gariad at wlad, yn union fel y byddai i Sibelius.
290 Dianne Dean Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto It was the first complete work to capture my interest as a teenager, and continues to delight to this day.
291 Raymond Davies Er c�f annwyl am Raymond Davies, Mynytho. Loved and missed by Mary, Ann, Carys, Merfyn, Dave, Si�n, Rhys. April 2004.
Largo by Handel Treasured memories of a wonderful Dad and Taid flood back to us on hearing this music. Thanks Dad for everything.
292 Gwilym a Gwyneth, Corwen Dwy galon fel un yn curo...dau gariad mewn hedd yn huno.
293 Heulwen H�f Boed i bawb bob dydd adnabod y gair a gweld y goleuni...Heulwen Haf.
294 Heulwen H�f Glory, glory, glory be...I am you...You are me...We are one...R&H
295 Bethan Price In celebration of the birth of my niece - Bethan Jane Price, 1st July 2004. Love Uncle Mike! No selection made.
296 Neil Welton In remembrance of Edward I and Edward II. 'God Bless The Prince of Wales!'
'God Bless The Prince of Wales!' by Brinley Richards Boarding school memories.
297 Malcolm Cammack None Made
298 Peter H Barker Hopefully the WMC will quickly establish itself to rank with Covent Garden, London and the Metropolitan N.Y.
Schubert: Fantasia, Op103, D940 It is emotionally exciting and should be better known than it is.
299 James John Munro We hope James's love of music will lead him to this lovely venue.
Au fond du temple saint - Pearl Fishers - Bryn Terfel & Andrea Bocelli It is the best introduction to opera we can think of.
300 Lloyd Jones To Lloyd, my friend and partner may we continue to listen to beautiful music around the world.
Dome Epais, sung by Lesley Garrett It was the most beautiful thing we'd ever heard when we met in 1991. Since then we have continued to enjoy the pleasure of classical music and opera wherever we are in the world.
301 Antony Griffith, Dylan Griffith & Mair Griffith A beautiful building should be a beautiful house for works of great beauty.
Bugeilior Gwenith Gwyn sung by Bryn Terfel It brings back my youth; always the landscapes of Wales.
302 Eirlys Britton a Cliff Jones fel y cadwer i'r oesoedd a ddel y glendid a fu.
Bryn Terfel - 'Bugeilio'r Gwenith Gwyn' Ar achlysur eich priodas, oddi wrth Ffion, Branwen, Gruff a Llew.
303 Andrew & Rhiannon Jedwell O'r dechre i'r diwedd does dim gwell na ffrindie da.
304 Richard Sibbick & Emma Johnson To mark our wedding day in Cardiff Bay, 25th June 2005. Em & Rich.
305 Jane Lessimore In memory of Angela and Denis McCarthy, my parents, who taught me the beauty and tranquility of music.
Handles Water music It reminds me of my father sat playing the organ at St Mary's RC Church Canton. and Mother sat listening.
306 Arthur Edwin Johnson For a dearly loved and sadly missed Husband, Father, Brother and Friend. Died April 2004.
Overture 'The Force of Destiny' by Verdi I have chosen this piece of music because it really involved him. He loved Verdi's work- especially his 'use of the brass'. Great value for money!
307 Wynn Griffiths For a man who sees beauty in slate and wood.
Pictures at an Exhibition by Mussorgsky.
308 Margaret Perring Thank you to WNO - I have been a friend since 1967 & have driven many many miles to see you!
Morgan by Strauss Strauss is a supreme opera composer and this is a stout poignant example of his work.
309 Violet B Bryer For all Welsh people and music lovers.
Wagner - Tannh�user - Song to Evening Star sung by Bryn Terfel I love it and the voice signing it.
310 Christina McCarthy With love from Andrew and Richard.
311 Sonja Jones To the love of my life.
Madam Butterfly I have chosen this particular piece of music because I just love it.
312 Elke Davies To my husband Howard and my son Martin with love.
'Ar Lan Y Mor' sung by Bryn Terfel For the WMC it simply had to be Bryn singing in Welsh.
313 Endaf R Lewis Retirement.....Time to relax and listen to the music in the Bay.
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No 2.
314 Evesham Welsh Connections To all those adventurous Welshmen and Women who crossed the Severn Bridge and settled in the Vale of Evesham.
'Assault on beautiful Gorky' by Shostakovich All of us on the Welsh Connections Committee love this piece.
315 Evesham Welsh Connections To all those adventurous Welshmen and Women who crossed the Severn Bridge and settled in the Vale of Evesham.
Assault on beautiful Gorky' by Shostakovich All of us on the Welsh Connections Committee love this piece.
316 Beth Jones 'We'll walk in the fields of gold.'
'The Wonder of You' sung by Lesley Garrett We both admire Lesley Garretts work...
317 Selyf Davies-Edwards I gerddor dawnus, a ffrind am oes.
'Rhapsody in Blue' gan Gershwin I gofio dy gyfarfod yn Eisteddfod Casnewydd Awst 2004.
318 Rebecca Chapman & Nicola Merfyn Remembering the love and happiness of time shared with our grandparents, Thomas and Audrey Evans of Tredegar. Thank You.
'I'll be seeing you' performed by Frank Sinatra I'll be seeing you in every lovely summer's day, in everything that's light and gay, I'll always think of you that way
319 Peter & Barbara Edwards In celebration of our Silver Wedding Anniversary - 1st September 2004.
Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor.
320 Susannah Humfrey In loving memory of Eluned & Percy Thomas.
My Little Welsh Home It reminds me of my nain & taid who worked at the eisteddfod in Llangollen with Gwynn Williams, and always let me eat all the cakes while 'helping' in the tea tent.
321 Mr Richard a Mrs Mair Rees 'A Serenade for Strings' gan D.A.G Wiren Ton rhagarweiniol i'r rhaglen arloesol Monitor ar deledu BBC 1958-1962, fy mrawd Huw Wheldon oedd Golygydd a Chyflwynydd y rhaglen.
322 Syr Wynn a'r Boneddiges Megan Wheldon Sefydlwyd Syr Wynn ac eraill pwllgorau cyntaf C.E.M.A ac WNO,ac ef oedd Cadeirydd cyntaf Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru.
Yr emyn 'Penucha' gan Morfydd Llwyd Owen Buont yn canu 'Penucha' gan eu cyfaill Morfydd, fel deuawd, ef yr alaw, hitha'r alto.
323 Brenda Baggott For my late father Ivor Hopkins who loved the wonderful voices of the Welsh Choirs.
Beethoven's 9th Symphony 'Ode to Joy' The new Millenium centre is an 'Ode to Joy'
324 Cwmbran Baroque Singers To choristers, past and present.
325 Robert Titley To Bob, With heartfelt thanks for all your support and passion for Wales in the US over the years. Diolch o galon. From all your friends at the Wales Tourist Board.
326 Norman Stangroom For my love, in celebration of 30 years married. To a love that will last forever. Your Cheryl xxxxx
Claude Debussy - Prelude a l'apres - midi d'un faune This was the first piece of music we listened to together and it brings to mind many happy days we have shared.
327 Gwenan Edwards For my mother, Phyllis and all those magical musical moments we've experienced together...
Gustav Holst:�Holst:�The Planets - Venus The Bringer of Peace Close your eyes and it makes you dream of what might be....
328 Dr Lloyd Davies In memory of Dr Lloyd Davies, Physician and musician 1923-2002. Founder of the Gwent Bach Society.
Vaughan Williams - Variations on Rhosymedre It was his favourite hymn, played at his funeral in the church where he had been organist for many years.
329 Meurig Voyle I ddathlu penblwydd dadi yn 80 oed (12 Hydref 2004). Oddiwrth Sharon, Alistair, Sian a Huw.
Myfanwy - fel a genir gan Bryn Terfel. Myfi yw ei briod ers 56 mlynedd - diolch am hynny a hir oes i'r ddau.
330 Jane-Eiluned Short The Pearl Fishers - Au Font du Temple Saint sung by Bryn Terfel & Andrea Bocelli.
331 Mr & Mrs J S Anthony Christmas Wishes 2004! With love from Rhian, Robin, Stephanie and Simon.
Dvorak's 'New World Symphony' It evokes the feelings associated with discovering new open spaces.
332 Leighon Iestyn Williams The fruit of our love Born 15 July 2003.
Juan De Araujo (1648-1712)Los Coflades De La Estleya The joyous music to which he was born.
333 The Liverpool Welsh Choral Union Dedicated to all past and present members of the Liverpool Welsh Choral Union founded 1900.
'The Music Makers' The Choir had close connections with Edward Elgar and developed a great interest in his music.
334 Gwyn Davies Lle bynnag yr �f mae fy nghalon yn Gymru.
Bach's Double Violin Concerto It is soothing to the ear and everythime I hear it I hear new themes - always something different.
335 Aneurin Paske In remembrance of a beloved Dad.
'Girls were made to love & kiss' by Lehar Sums up Dad's philosophy of life.
336 Brenda Margaret Paske In remembrance of a beloved Mam.
'One Fine Day' by Puccini Sums up Mam's philosophy of life.
337 Robert Hay Natalie, my love, my life, my strength. Years to find, forever to love. Rob.
338 Wynne Lloyd None Made
339 Dilys Lloyd None Made
340 Bryn Owen I gofio am Bryn Owen. Ail sefydlwr dawnswyr Llangadfan. Amaethwr, cenedlaetholwr, cochyn a tipyn o dderyn.
'Rhiwfelen' gan Buddug Efans (Cymdeithas Dawns Werin Cymru) Ei bod wedi ei greu i gyd fynd a Dawns Rhiwfelen. Teyrnged i Bryn a fu farw o myeloma 2001.
341 Cantorion Creigiau 'C�n , f'enaid, c�n! - Sing, my soul, sing!' - Cantorion Creigiau 2004
342 Lisa Sarah Roberts In loving memory of a wonderful wife and mother, she brought joy and inspiration to all who knew her. Paul and Tomas.
'Baby can I hold you' by Tracey Chapman which was played at her wedding. A favourite song and artiste.
343 Si�n Caroline Pugh In loving memory of our daughter, Si�n, who loved music and to dance, always in our hearts. Love Mum & Dad.
'Cavatina' from The Deer Hunter composed by John Williams The music says it all 'She was beautiful'
344 Ysgol Gymraeg Pwll Coch Plant Ysgol Gymraeg Pwll Coch.
Ffantasia ar hwiangerddi Cymraeg - Grace Williams Mae'n berthnasol iawn i blant Cymru - rydym yn dysgu hwiangerddi yng Nghyfod Allweddol ac yn astudio'r gerddoriaeth ym Mlwyddyn 5.
345 Michelle Burridge For my Dad, Winston Burridge, who loved music dearly and taught me to love it too. His beautiful voice is forever in my heart. I love you Dad.
'Calon Lan' gan John Hughes The words speak for themselves. Dim ond Calon lan all ganu, Canu'r dydd a chanu'r nos. Only the purest of hearts sing, Through the day and night.
346 Matthew Howells As a husband you are dedicated & as a father you are perfection.
'Nimrod' from Enigma Variations by Edward Elgar Because it makes me feel as good as you do - x
347 D.M & N.A John For our grandchildren,Lauren,jessica and Emma-enjoy your lives.
'Un dydd ar y tro' by Trebor Edwards.
348 Alex,Coppelia and Kyle Aitken To my wonderful children, poised for greatness! Utrinque Paratus.
The Ride of the Valkyries It is massively inspirational and they are worthy of such power!
349 John Rogers Dedicated to Charles & Helen (n�e Petropouliadis) Rogers who were a constant source of love and inspiration for their children, Elizabeth & John.
Beethoven's Choral Symphony
350 Lynne Mills nee Richardson To put a little bit into Welsh music towards all that I took out as a North Wales musician from 1971 to the early 1980's - fantastic days and memories.
'Intermezzo' from Cavalleria Rusticana It reminds me of happy times in the Mold Youth Orchestra and conductor Albert Davies.
351 John & Esther Evans To the memory of John and Esther Evans of "Tancwarre", Lanbadarn Trefeglwys, Ceredigion. Deacon of Bethania Chapel By their Grandchildren. Laudamus (Bryn Calfaria) It was the favorite hymn of John Evans who was a loyal servant of the local community up unitil his death in 1927.
352 Clare Edwards In memory of Clare, a very brave girl who loved Wales.
353 Edward Richard Garnett Rowe In loving memory of Edward Richard Garnett Rowe, husband of Pam, loving father of Wendy and Carol, much loved Grandad.
'What a wonderful world' sung by Louis Armstrong This was Dad's favourite song and was played during his funeral.
354 David Davies For Doc. My most wonderful Welsh man. For everything.
Zadok the Priest Music that's worth waking up for.
355 Louise Harris Lousie thank you for my boys, David and Morgan. Boys, Never forget your Welsh. Dad.
Sospan fach First song I sang to both my sons.
356 Lord Beany of Beanlington If a picture is worth a thousand words, then all of art is priceless!
'One day at a time' by Lena Martell Dedicated to my late mother, Wynne Kirk,�who passed�seven years�this November.
357 Mabel & Richard Gibbons Mabel & Richard Gibbons, On Your Diamond Wedding Anniversary 20th November 2004. Love, Michael, Margaret, Michelle, Paul, Micael, David & Marc.
Diamonds are Forever by Shirley Bassey The dedication of the slate is to celebrate our Parents/Grandparents diamond wedding anniversary. The song is sung by Shirley Bassey whose birth place is Wales which is where they have spent all of their married life. 
358 Harold Edward Robins I dedicate this slate to my brother Arnold Robins who died on January 15th 2004 at Beckenham, Kent.
The Prisoners Chorus from the opera 'Fidelio' by Beethoven Arnold was very fond of Fidelio and was also an opera lover.
359 Lloyd Sibson-Harris A little piece of Wales for a beautiful grandson.
I Vow To Thee My Country It is beautiful and always moves me to tears.
360 Gillian Davies To Gill who loves music - Kendall.
The duet from 'the Pearl Fishers' It was the piece of music that started our love of opera.
361 Alexandra Owen To our 18 year old daughter Alexandra, our Golden Daffodil and Hearts Delight. Be happy sweetheart. Mam & Dad.
The Love Duet from Madam Butterfly It is the most beautiful and passionate piece of music. It is so emotional and heartbreaking to listen to at the same time.
362 Ellyn June Harries For The Land of My Father, Glyndwr Harris.
Ar Hyd y Nos His last night on earth that we shared together.
363 Brendan Ward For Robert and Mary Ward and all the family who came from Ireland and made their home in Wales.
Ceol Bhriotanach by The Chieftans Because it tugs at my Heart Strings and brings back memories of home.
364 Sian Morgan For John James and Jean Morgan of Fishguard.
Calon Lan My grandfather was with the poet Gwirosydd when wrote this.
365 Anthony Desbois For Jeannette Desbois.
O mia Babbina Caro Jeannette my late wife was an opera singer and she sang this for her father Sam.
366 Allan,Brian & Elizabeth Theophanides In memory of our beloved sister Ann (1949-2003) always in our hearts. The Dream of Olwen by Charles Williams. Its beautiful melody reminds one of our carefree childhood days
367 Lillian Davies Er cof fy mamcu: Cymraes falch.
GWAHODDIAD (Arglwydd dyma fi) She sang me to sleep with it
368 Gareth Irfon Jones Dal yn ifanc i ni.
How Great Thou Art It is his favourite hymn.
369 Meinir Heilbrun To my wonderful parents Dai and Glenys Davies and my beautiful daughters Joanne and Laura.
'Myfanwy' - Joseph Parry A family favourite, country favourite for generations past, and surely for generations to come.
370 Jamie Gillison For my son Jamie who loved music and life but sadly died at the young age of 22 years.
Berlioz: The Roman Carnival Op.9 It is vibrant.
371 John & Gill Murphy Mum and Dad. Thanks for always being there and for your generosity.
Gorecki Symphony No. 3 Because it's simply beautiful music.
372 Ann Elizabeth Rees 'Music for the funeral of Queen Mary' by Purcell Purcell is one of my favourite composers.
373 Eifion Huw Rees Cymraeg yw fy nghalon i.
Requiem Faure.
374 Cyril Webb In memory of Cyril Webb (1927 - 2000) - Husband, Father & Grandfather.
375 Michael Evans A True and Honest Welsh Man a "Good Man", "My Man", "sixpence" Gillian xx
Un bel di or Amore O Grillo by Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly It is my husbands favourite Opera.
376 Estelle Harding Pa le mae sam dy eiriau melys, Fu'n denu'n nghalon ar dy �l? Where is the sound of your sweet words. That drew my heart to follow you? 'Con te Partiro' by Andre Bocelli It is a very personal song to Estelle and her mother Sylvia.
377 Bransby & Glesni Thomas 'You mean as much to us as this music means to you' Love Joan and Des. Christmas 2004.
'Have I told you lately that I love you' by Van Morrison This is their own very special piece of music.
378 Ivy & Stanley Rogers In memory of my Mom & Dad, who lived in Cardiff for many years.I wish they had lived to see the WMC as they would have loved it.
Nessun Dorma sung by Pavorotti. It brings back special memories of them both.
379 John Martin Jones To Martin, my best friend and my lovely husband. Much love, Helen.
380 Michael & Jenny Benjamin and Family 'Let all the world in every corner sing'
381 Ralph & Morfydd Harry Dedicated to my Parents, remembering many hours of happy listening to the wireless.
'Vilja' from the Merry Widow by Franz Lehar Always sung with enjoyment by the whole Family.
382 James Hay For James my son, my pride. A gentle boy who will be a proud, strong man.
383 David Roy Thomas To Roy, Happy Birthday Darling! Love you always Annette.
'I Just Called To Say I Love You' by Stevie Wonder It was Roy's late wife's favourite, and she always sung it to him.
384 Geoffrey William Eggins Geoffrey William Eggins Born 13th December 1934 Happy 70th Birthday! Love, Sheila, Mary, Paul & Marloes.
385 David Haylings Er cof am Emily Jane Haylings. Edgar Goding Haylings fam o mab o Aberd�r.
Gustav Holst's 'The Planets': Mars - Bringer of War The weather around yr wyddfa in a thunder storm.
386 Deirdre & Ian Whittle None Made
387 Eirian Thomas Er cof am Gyn a Margaret Ann Thomas, Abertridwr. Nadolig 2004 - Pegi, Russell ac Eirian Thomas, Caerffili.
Mi wn fod fy mhrynwr yn fyw o'r Messiah gan Handel (yn Gymraeg os gwelwch yndda) It is a very uplifting piece of music sung in memory of my grandparents Glyn and margaret Ann Thomas. But please could you play a Welsh recording because they passed o
388 Shirley David To all those who make beautiful music.
Libiamo Libiamo from La Traviata It inspired me to have singing lessons.
389 Christopher Trow Y Ddraig Goch ddyry gychwyn.
Jupiter from The Planets by Gustav Holst.
390 Hayden Terence John Smallcombe To a loving father and grandfather, to celebrate your 75th birthday.
Calon Iam To give happy memories of a childhood spent in Wales.
391 Richard Anderson I am so lucky to have found you; you are my soulmate.
Anything by Interpreti Veneziani at the Church of San Vidal Happy memories.
392 Michael Seabrook For my dear husband Mike, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our wedding in Dafen on August 1st 1964.
Sanctus from The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins We heard it and loved it.
393 Trish Vickers To my loving Mum, your own little piece of Wales, always thinking of you Simon xx
'Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer' (Bread of Heaven) It reminds her of many happy times in the land that she loves and of her warm hearted Dad.
394 Ivor & Jennifer Maggs To Dad, as former Chairman of the Welsh Association of Male Choirs (South Wales Branch), and to Mum, for her loyal support of him.
Cymru Fach Sang at the Albert Hall, 1000 Voices - I'll never forget Dad walking onto the stage of the Albert Hall to address the audience, with Cymru Fach ringing in our ears.
395 Olga & Len Beckerley To Olga & Len for the love you have given to Donna when she married your son Peter and became a member of your family too.
396 Nicola Ray To my Welsh angel, thank you for everything. Your loving husband, John.
Your Still The One, Shania Twain This song has so much meaning to the start of out relationship that there could be no other. and she will always be the one.
397 Bessie Ridley Bessie and Des Ridley with love from your Family.
'Cwm Rhondda' This is where we have a family history both Bessie and Des loved the choirs. To listen to this song reminded them how proud they are to be Welsh.
398 Megan Eve Bishop Our Little Angel, Forever In Our Hearts.
'Time to Say Goodbye' sung by Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman Beautiful piece of music that meant so much to us after the death of our grandaughter, Megan.
399 Tom Parsons In memory of "Ferds" (Doris)Parsons, mother of Harry, Tom, and Roy.
Nessan dorma, from Puccini's Turandot. Ferds love of this and other arias introduced us at a very early age, to a beautiful art form.
400 Derwyn L Thomas Derwyn L Thomas, Pharmaceutical Adviser to the Welsh Office 1974-87. Gyda diolch am ein treftadaeth fendigedig.
'Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau' So rousing and reminds me of many memorable WNO & concert performances....and rugby matches!!
401 Tegryd Owen Rees I'm mrawd mawr.
402 Joyce Gregory For a wonderful Mother and Grandmother whose passion for music is matched only by that of her love for her family.
Beethoven 3rd Symphony Beethoven challenged convention of music composition at the time to produce a masterpiece that remains so today.
403 Frank Curtis Gold Frank Curtis Gold. To Grampa Love Helen, Phil, Jane, Charlotte and Laura.
Adagiettio, Mahler, 5th Symphony It is one of his favourite pieces of music.
404 Paul Nicholas For the 60's teenager who travelled down from the Valleys to see Welsh National Opera.
Suite No 1 in G for solo cello composed by JS Bach.
405 Sir Huw & Lady Wheldon In memory of our loved and loving parents from Wynn, Sian and Megan.
Ich Habe Genug composed by J.S. Bach.
406 Jacob & Caleb Wheldon Because this is the land of their Grandfather.
Holst - The Planets.
407 Windsor & Eluned Davies A little bit of Wales for Mum & Dad.
Pa ham mae dicter, O Myfanwy It makes me smile because it reminds me of my father serenading my mother.
408 Gareth John Cheesman In celebration of your 60th Birthday, with fondest love from Jan.
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony It is a favourite of my husbands.
409 Celfyn Michael Dibble For my husband, Celfyn, in celebration of our marriage 9th May 2004. We will be together forever. Love Adele xxx
Pachelbel's 'Canon' in D Major This piece of music evokes memories of a perfect day.
410 Lillian & Carey Evans 1992 - 2004 In Celebration of Petrie Recruitment. With love from your team.
411 Mrs Barbara Joan Giles & Mr Raymond Lewis Giles Love is forever and a day Together forever and a day
412 Joyce Watkins Thanks for a loving, caring family; the support for loyal friends; for being born welsh and speaking my native tongue. Diolch cymru fy ngwlad.
'How great thou art' It was my husbands favorite and has since become the family anthem, sang in both Welsh and English
413 Jane Lewis For my Wife. Mother of Angharad & Meurig. For she is our rock.
414 Gill Davies For Gill, for her passion.
Bizet - Toreadors song from Carmen Bizet's Carmen is so exciting, so passionate, so emotive.
415 Darren Kempson To a love as strong as these stones. To a future that stretches further than the horizon.
Call off the search - Katie Melua The words say it all.
416 Lyn Davies Dad Thank you for being there and being a fab father.
Handels Messiah We watched it together over twenty years ago it was magic.
417 Dianne & Paul Jeremy Always see the magical things
Clair de Lune 3rd Movement from Suite Bergamasque It reminds us of magical childhood memories.
418 Catherine Owens In memory of my grandson Matthew James Martin Smith June 1988 - November 2003 who died suddenly of a hidden heart defect (S.A.D.) Matthew had a passion for music and played Piano and Double Bass Wonderful son of Patricia and Andrew, Brother of Jennifer.
Medley of 'James Bond' music It was a trio from the Hitchin Boys School Hertfordshire, Orchestra played this medley at Matthews funeral.
419 Owen Ingram To my dearest Owen, with all my love.
420 Mr T.C.Kendall Happy Retirement Cliff/Dad! Hope you get to sit back, relax and enjoy the music! Love and Hugs, Marjorie, Adam and Sandra Xxxx
'Ar Lan y Mor' by Katherine Jenkins Cliff/Dad enjoys listening to Katherine Jenkins as it helps him to relax! We want to make sure that he does LOTS of relaxing during his retirement!
421 William Alun Jones To "Shout it" from this rooftop, that "I Love" this "Welshman"who has "inspired" my life with Music, Love and Laughter.
Oh 'Waly Waly' It marks the 'beginning' of a 'Love' that will last 'forever'
422 Andy Bolt Just perfect.
Purple Electric Violin Concerto by Ed Alleyne Johnson.
423 Haf Morlais Davies We give this to you Haf with all our love Nanny & Grampy.
What a wonderful world by Louis Armstrong.
424 Alaw Medi Davies We give this to you Alaw with all our love Nanny & Grampy.
Grey by Karl Jenkins.
425 Mikayla Abbie Stamp We give this to you Mikayla with all our love Nanny & Grampy.
Truly, Madly, Deeply by Savage Garden.
426 Tamsin Mawgan Stamp We give this to you Tamsin with all our love Nanny & Grampy.
I wish by R Kelly.
427 Alex & Fergus Our first piece of Cardiff ......Forever X
428 Ann & Helen Fox In loving memory of Kathleen Mary Fox 12/12/1911 to 21/3/2001.
429 Cymdeithas Gymraeg Stoke On Trent A'r Cylch Gyda dymuniadau gorau a phob llwyddiant am y dyfodol.
430 Roger and Elaine Herbert To celebrate the Wedding of Roger and Elaine on January 15th 2005.
Llety'r Bugail & Serch Hudol. Both pieces were played at the wedding by harpist Mags Harries.
431 Mr Clarence Lapham In memory of Clarence William Lapham.
432 Bernard & Edna Waldon In celebration of your Golden Wedding anniversary on 19 February 2005 with love from the Waldon Family.
Faure's Pie Jesu.
433 Steve Doolan To 'honour the dragon' after the Welsh victory over England in the six nations 2005.
'Faster' from The Holy Bible by the Manic Street Preachers Its one of my husbands favourite Manics tracks.
434 Jacqui King This slate symbolises 40 meaningful years of a special friend who adores everything this centre represents.
435 Helen Jayne Jones Happy Birthday!�to my precious wife Helen 26/06/63, Words can't express how much I love you, Andrew. From this Moment by Shania Twain. We got married to this piece of music in Florida.
436 George and Olwyn Gibby Dedicated to our family; old & young, near & far and those yet to come.�Horizons will sing, but you roots remain forever Welsh.
'Myfannwy' sung by a Welsh Male Voice Choir George Gibby's favourite.
437 Caerphilly Ladies Choir As long as I have music.
'Intermezzo' from Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni. We find this such a haunting, emotive melody.
438 Mary Caroline Matthews Er cof annwyl am un a chalon bur.
Calon Lan.
439 Dorothy Morgan In memory of a wonderful 'Mam' and 'Grandma'. A kind and caring lady, whose laughter will never be forgotten. You will always have a very special place in all our hearts forever.
Blessed Assurance, Jesus is Mine. This was one of her favourite hymns.
440 Rebecca Morgan None Made
441 Kenwyn Anthony Davies (Tony) Happy Birthday 2005 XXX 26-3-1943
Anything from 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Tony never tires of listening to it.
442 Pendyrus Male Choir To mark the 150th anniversary of Capel Cymraeg Rehoboth, Delta, Pennsylvania and to acknowledge its championship of Welsh culture and�heritage.�No selection made.
443 Pendyrus Male Choir To commemorate the choir's appearance in the opening concert at the centre (26th November 2004)
444 Alan J. Garnon To Alan for your 50th Birthday 20 April 2005
Men of Harlech Favourite Piece
445 Jonathan J. S. Gren To my Grandson, all my love from Granny.
Any Dream Will Do�from Joseph and His Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat
446 Oliver C. Newman To my Grandson, all my love from Granny
Any Dream Will Do from Joseph and His Amazing Technicolored Dreamcoat
447 Gwilym Lewis Gorffwys o'r Diwedd. No selection made.
448 Jill James In memory of our Dad Glyn Stone whose life was his music.
'Largo' from the New World Symphony by Dvorak It gives happy memories of us all around the piano.
449 Calgary Welsh Society Calgary Welsh Society 2005
450 George Daugherty None Made
451 Sionedwyn a Dave I ddathlu diwrnod arbenning eu priodas oddi wrth Merched Maes.
452 Dewi Wyn Williams To DWW
The Pearl Fishers' Duet sung by Bryn Terfel and Andrea Bocelli.
453 Paul Harvey Simpson To The Age its Art, to Art its Freedom.
Horn concerto in E flat by Mozart followed by Katherine Jenkins Second Nature Album. Wales deserves the best - of everything!
454 Anthony John Richards Chi'n werth y byd a Betws.
455 Samir Quinn Aziz For our lovely nephew from Bashyr and Christine.
Beethoven's Romance for Violin and Orchestra No.1 in G major Opus 40.
456 Huw Cedwyn Jones I Dad, ar achlysur ei benblwydd, Ebrill 23 2005 Cariad oddi wrth Keith a Nia.
Anything from Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky.
457 David Keri Williams Happy 70th Birthday Dad! Music will always play an important part in your life. Catherine,Rowland,Lawrence & families. XXXX
458 Michael & Joyce Jones To a wonderful couple, employer and friends who will be missed at Ferndale Post Office. All the very best for your retirement. Enjoy the rest�- you deserve it!
459 Mrs Susan Barry To my wife on her birthday. Lots of love Ant�xx�Enya 'Celts' Dedicated to my wife because it touched her soul.
460 Aileen Buckingham In memory of a loving husband Edward Bevan Buckingham.
The Chorus of The Hebrew Slaves from Nabucco.
461 Mr Lyn Adams Thank you for so many treasured memories and shared magical musical moments. My love always
'Canon' in D Major by Johann Pachelbel Lyn loves this piece - it is 'our' tune - played at our wedding - and introduced me to wonderful Baroque music
462 Godfrey Thomis To a loving father who has brought music into many lives in Cardiff and further afield.
Penlan: In heavenly love abiding.
463 Val Jenkins For my father, Sydney
Halleluliah Chorus from Handel's Messiah It reminds me of him.
464 Barbara Mair Jones In honor of my Welsh-born parents, Robert and Edith Oriel Jones
'La ci darem la mano' from Don Giovanni, sung by Bryn Terfel No one sings this piece like Bryn!! Wonderful!!
465 Janine Griffiths-Heinsius Aria: Che faro senza Euridice It is so clear. Love is : a miracle,an inspiration, a wonderful feeling but also dangerous and painfull.
466 Peter ac Elinor Elias-Jones I Gwenni Elias Williams - am ddod a gwen go iawn i'n bywydau.
467 Richard Huw Oakley Bythol glod I holl gewri Cymru ym mhob maes.
468 Frank and Lulu Page To mum and dad in celebration of your diamond wedding anniversary 31st July 2005. From Rosalind and Julian
469 Hywel a Catrin Dymuniadau gorau ar achlysur eich priodas oddi wrth Nia a'r teulu a Rhiain a'r teulu.
470 Mrs Karen Elizabeth Coxson For everything that you are and do, with all our love.
Magic Flute by Mozart
471 Mr Anthony James Alfred Coxson For all that you have taught us, with all our love.
Madame Butterfly by Puccini
472 Dr. Keith Reynallt Davies With love from your family on your 75th birthday
Cwm Rhondda - Bread of Heaven In celebration of his Welsh heritage and his lifelong support of Welsh rugby and cricket.
473 Val & Harry Bentley Proud to be a part.
Mozart's Piano Concerto No.21
474 Graham Bate To a wonderful dad and grandad
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by Georg Friedrich Handel
475 Wynne & Blanche Davies Nadolig Llawen, Mum & Dad and welcome to your own piece of the Wales Millennium Centre.
Ar Hyd yr Nos It has such beautiful lyrics and is about innocence, childhood, dreams and Christmas. As in the lyrics: 'Children�s dreams cannot be broken, Life is but a lovely token, Christmas should be softly spoken, All through the night'
476 Mansel & Beatrice Alsop-Jones Congratulations Mansel and Beatrice on the occasion of your Golden Wedding Anniversary -December 10th 2005. With love and best wishes from The Maesteg Children's Choir and Committee members.
The Pride of Erin Waltz It brings back fond memories of a happy courtship, old-time dancing in Nantyffyllon.
477 Megan & Jim Condon For all our past and future great nights at The Millennium Centre, and for everything you've done over the years.
'Ol' Man River' by Sir Willard White It was a great show.
478 Alun S Vaughan To Wales - the home of Rugby Ace of Spades by Motorhead It's the most 'in yer face' piece of music ever.
479 Susan Savage None Made
480 Sian Avril Williams Sian Avril Williams (1957-2005) Dearest special friend, never far away, what fun we had! Jayne, Roger,Gareth and Kate x
'The Green, Green Grass of Home' by Tom Jones. She loved Wales and she loved Tom. It was played at her funeral in Sydney Australia. We know she would have approved.
481 Oliver Davies Christened on the 5th of March 2006. May you be safe and protected. May you be healthy and strong. May you carry your life with ease and grace.
'May your soul be your pilot' by Sting
482 Karen Julia Smith For a woman whose strength is an inspiration and whose spirit is a marvel. Dedicated by her loving husband Paul.
'The Prince of Denmark's March' by Jeremiah Clarke This was the processional music played as my wife entered the church on our wedding day.
483 Ian Kirkwood For Dad on his 60th birthday with love.
Music for Queen Mary by Purcell For its architectural splendour.
484 Charlie Richard Brice Born 29th September 2004
What a Wonderful World' by Louis Armstrong. So that Charlie will know its a great and beautiful world he is in!
485 Dylan and Ewan Griffiths To celebrate the Christening of the twins on Sunday 8th October 2006
486 Bob Pole The Best Father and Grandfather in the world you will always be in our Hearts. Begin The Begin
It is one of many favourites
487 Katrin Powell A ray of sunshine
'Gira Con Me Questa Notte' Sung by Josh Groban For sentimental reasons
488 Carys Powell Beams of happiness
'Adesso' Sung by Tony Henry For sentimental reasons
489 Allan Jones To remember all the happy times.
From the staff and pupils at Newton Primary School, Porthcawl. 'Non piu andrai' from Le Nozze de Figaro by Mozart. Mr Jones has performed this piece many times, so it has a special place in his heart.
490 Peter Friend Pete is the best twin brother and brother-in-law anyone could wish for. Thanks for being there.
Starlight Express Pete is the Starlight!
491 Geoff & Olwen Thompson With much love from Gladys
Anything from Swan Lake To remind you of the ballet you much enjoyed.
492 Joan & Ray Routledge With much love from Auntie Glad
The Clog Dance from La Fille Mal Gardee. I like it, and I know you enjoy dancing.
493 Colin Thomas In memory of a true, kind friend who is always in our hearts. 'He truly taught us love' from Touch Trust
Save all your kisses for me
494 Mrs Patricia Amy Roberts In memory of a wonderful wife, lover and companion over so many years together.
'Once, twice, three times a lady' by Lionel Richie We have danced cheek to cheek all over the world to this lovely song!
495 Jack Jones To mark Jack's 50 years in show business in 2007. The anniversary is like the talent - pure gold.
'My Romance' by Jack Jones It shows Jack's unique interpretation of a song together with his rich and expressive voice.
496 Gerard Kenny Happy 60th Birthday
'The Lassie in Killarney' It's a beautiful song, composed by Gerard and his father Vincent, about Gerard's grandfather - an excellent example of Gerard's work.
497 Jack Marvin Weinstein

To Jack, a wonderful husband, father and friend who is sorely missed.
On The Road Again, by Willie Nelson It was his favourite and because, in a sense, he now is.

498 Professor Richard Edwards Er annwyl cof am Annie Davies, Sgiwen. RKE
499 Alexander Luke Munro I hope Alex and James will enjoy many great performances in this lovely building.
O Isis and Osiris - Magic Flute It is my wish for Alex and James' future!
500 James Clayton-Jones

From all of your collegues at WMC - bon voyage and good luck!

501 Mrs P M Powell & Mr B L George

Gwynfryn Davies 1920-2007 'A True Gentleman'
'How Great Thou Art' by Bryn Terfel as it was my father's favourite hymn.

502 Marjorie Giles With a love that will last forever. Ray xxx
Everything I do, I do for you. Katherine Jenkins
503 Christine Bobbett To my Mum, Christine Bobbett. With love on your 60th, Christmas 2007 and always. Michael xx
Pachelbel: Canon In D A family favourite and much loved piece of music.
504 Idris Jones MBE To Dad - a Rhondda Boy, happy in Bridgend, a Welshman through and through, who loves this place. From your Family Finlandia - (sibelius) - it brings happy memories of this piece of music being received as a 21st birthday present from Joyce.
505 Ethel White In memory of you the stones sing. In memory of you my heart sings. In memory of you returning home.
Cwm Rhondda by The Treorchy Male Voice Choir. It was one of mum's favourites.
506 David Bruce Huddleston To a Dear Brother who will not be forgotten.
'Lifted' by Lighthouse Family He had a link with the man who produced their music.
507 A & J I am like a falling star which has finally found its place next to another constellation. Where we will sparkle in the heavens forever.
508 Gareth Williams

PENBLWYDD HAPUS GAR.
WAGNER'S RING CYCLE - this is my brother's favourite music ever!

509 Rhydian Roberts

For Rhydian from his Rat Pack xxxxx
You'll Never Walk Alone - chosen because "we will be supporting you every step of the way".

510 Deborah Shores To the most wonderful Mum in the world, a piece of home just for you.
'Green Green Grass of Home' by Tom Jones chosen because it reminds her of home.
511 Lowri Georgia Davies

To our beautiful God Daughter, Lowri Georgia Davies on your Christening, 2nd November 2008, from your loving God Parents Tessa & Steve.

512 Bob Hudson

Because we love this place
The laughter of our children and grand-children because it gives us unending joy.

513 Mr David Lloyd 'Dwy law yn joio'r piano Dwy droed yn dwli danso Deulais 'Lloyd' yn unsain heno Gwen ac Alun - Bravo!' Er cof am Gwen ac Alun.
'You Are My Heart's Delight' by Richard Tauber
514 Hollie and Alice Poyner

Merry Christmas 2008
'I Feel Good' by James Brown

515 Westchester Institute for Human Development, New York, USA To David and Andy to thank you for your hospitality in New York.
516 Joan Rachael

To a special sister and aunt, Happy Birthday 2009! Lots of love from Caroline, Cliff, Laura and John xxx
My Little Welsh Home - Bryn Terfel

517 Florence Hilda Gunter

In Loving Memory of Florence Hilda Gunter
'The Rose' By Amanda McBroom (sung by Bette Midler)

518 Reserved None Made
519 Michael Ball

To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the wonderfully talented Michael Ball, who brings so much love and warmth to all his fans. We dedicate this with lots and lots of love from all the members of the Michael Ball Fan Club.
Love Changes Everything

520 David Lewis

To commemorate our 3rd Wedding Anniversary.
'You're just too good to be true' by Andy Williams

521 David Owen Rees Davies Our Hero, a man of few words but an abundance of love. "Your Torch is Shining Brightly". Forever in our thoughts, love, Glenys May, Gillian & George, Meinir & Ed, Bethan & Howard, Kevin & Lesley, Kerry & Rachel, Joanne, Laura, Kelly-Anne and Greg.
Calon Lan - a family favourite
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523 Luke Fletcher

I Mama Nel - Diolch am popeth!

524 Brian Frieze BA LTCL LRAM

Performer and composer, Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather. With Love on your 80th Birthday - 09/05/10.
The Emperor and the Nightingale by Brian Frieze

525 Gladys Margaret Kirkwood

To Mum on her 90th Birthday with love
Your tiny hand is frozen (La Boheme)

526 Richard Healy

For my wonderful dad who showed me the joy music can bring. I miss you each time I hear a song I like.

Nominated piece of music: Streets of London - Ralph McTell

Chosen because: The first song he ever taught me and the one that most reminds me of him.

527 Orlando and Sasha

TO SUSANNAH YORK. JAN 9TH 1939 - JAN 15TH 2011. ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS

528 Susan  
529 Rhys Cazenove IN MEMORY OF ANGHARAD MARY REES, JULY 16TH 1949 - JULY 21ST 2012.
A TRULY REMARKABLE WOMAN.
SHE WILL LIVE IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER.
530 Keith Savigar-Jones
531 George Henry Comben

"Penblwydd Hapus" All my Love, Uncle Rob x December, 2012

532  Geoff Wines

For your dedication and service to Wales Millennium Centre over the past 6 years - we thank you.
Enjoy  your retirement
8.03.13

533  Yvonne and Steve Bender

To Yvonne & Steve Bender, in celebration of your 30th Wedding Anniversary on 27th May 2013.  With love, Rob & Ellie xx

534  Susan Radford 

Colin Radford 1946 - 1989 Loving Husband and Father, teacher and musician.

535  Noel and Catherine Richards 

To Mum and Dad. For letting us know that wherever we are, we will always have a home in Wales.
“Calon lân yn llawn daioni, Tecach yw na'r lili dlos”

536  Megan Elizabeth Bailey Thomas

Born 5th April 2013
May she have music wherever she goes
Musical Dedication: 'Summertime' by Gershwin - a lullaby

537  Phil Baker 

In loving memory of Phil Baker who so enjoyed all the shows he saw at the WMC

538  Mr Bryan Dash

Thanks to the generosity of our god daughter, Elizabeth, my wife Josephine and I would like to put on record our thanks to WNO and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, for the hours of pleasure they have given us over the years, Bryan Dash.

539 Barbara Clarke 

On Barbara's 80th Birthday. A wonderful and inspirational Mother to Chris and special friend to Linda.

540 Abby and Tristan

Married at WMC 28.12.13. With love, The Giggle of Girls x

541 Ralph Edward Comben

"Penblwydd Hapus" All my Love, Uncle Rob x
July, 2014

542 Matthew Witts

We love you for all that you are, all that you have been and all you’re yet to be. Happy 30th birthday from Mum and Dad.

Cymru am byth!

543 David John Summers

Happy Retirement October 2015
Let your New Life Begin!!
With Love from Joyce xx

548  Betty Griffiths

To the memory of my dear Husband, Haydn Griffiths. Our being together was his joy. Adagietto from Mahler Symphony No 5. So gentle, so thoughtful - I love it.

549  John Edward Mason

To Dad (Pops) for your lifetime commitment to your community in Nantyglo (Valley of Coal) as a local Councillor. A proud Welsh man from a mining background. "Cariad" love from all the family Christmas 2015.
"A Working Man I Am" by David Alexander

550 S.F Lewis

1786134 Gunner

Royal Artillery

21st June 1943 age 35

"Syd" To the world a soldier. To us all the world. He will always be remembered.

551 Harrison Robert George Yates

For Harrison Robert George Yates, born 13th September 2016, whose Mum and Dad met in Cardiff at University. May a little bit of Wales always be in your heart.

552 Imogen Nicholls "Gratitude is the music of the heart when its chords are swept by the breeze of kindness". Thank you from all the Musical Originals Training Choir children and parents.     National Children's Choir of the Year 2016.
553 Jillian Elizabeth Grace Evan-Smith 70 years old on the 1st March 2017, a kind and loving mother, grandmother and friend to us all, enjoy your day and have a fabulous 70th birthday love from Deborah, Paul & India, Ian and Sally and Paul (Sluggie)
554  Stephen and Dawn Tomaszewski On Our 25th Wedding Anniversary 1992 - 2017
555 Dr Andrew Potts

For Marco, my cat who loved Puccini.
"Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore" sung by Angela Gheorghiu was his favourite.
God bless Sweetums x.  

600 Helen Protheroe This is a special dedication to Helen Protheroe who made a tremendous contribution towards establishing Wales Millennium Centre's success from opening to April 2007.
'Do it for the kids' by Velvet Revolver All the best for your new job from everyone at WMC!
617 Selyf Davies-Edwards Paid byth anghofio gwylio'r ser un noson ger pont Menai.Efallai un dydd y dealli beth yw ystyr cariad.Pob llwyddiant i ti yn y dyfodol.Byddi wastad yn fy nghalon. Ti a dy ddoniau gan Ryan Davies a'r alaw Meillionen.
701 Charlie William Brookes To celebrate the birth, in Cardiff, of our Grandson, Charlie William Brookes. All our love from Granny and Grampy Howell.
New World Symphony, Largo (2nd Movt) by Dvorak. For Charlie, there is a whole new world to discover.
707 Mr & Mrs Khulood and Faris Dean To our wonderful daughter Raya, the Dean Family and any future children we may have. May Wales always be in our hearts no matter where we are.
Vivaldi's Four Seasons It is uplifting and reminds us of the happiness we are blessed with throughout the year.
711 Ceinwen Jones For Glynne Jones (1927 - 2000) conductor of Pendyrus Male Voice Choir for 38 years; an inspired and inspirational teacher
'Ave Verum Corpus' by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Glynne taught me to sing it (in Welsh) at Merthyr County Grammar School
750 Geraint Hopkins To Carys Hughes F.R.C.O.,L.R.A.M.
Dubois Toccata (G major) (organ solo) Carys always ended her recitals, from memory, with the Dubois Toccata; sadly she did not live long enough to perform in the Wales Millennium Centre.
764 Tom and Gill Jones To mark their ruby wedding, 24 July 2004, in apprecaiation of generosity and friendship.
Any Welsh hymn sung by Bryn Terfel In recognition of Tom and Gill's love of Wales, their Christian faith, and admiration for Bryn Terfel.
983 Rob Downey As a reminder of our Welsh Heritage & to my Family be Healthy, Happy and Successful!
995 Stan & Margaret Mam and Dad. To the best parents anyone could ask for. Happy Golden Wedding anniversary, June 10th 2011. Love Sandra
Spanish Eyes - Al Martino. Still waltzing to this after 50 years
996 Rosemary Blodwen Jenkins A lovely, funny mum, miss you.
Morning has broken
997 Angela Crocker For Angela
'Crazy Love' by Van Morrison. We both loved his music, we have many favourites of his. This one is special to both of us.
998 Mrs Anneli Coleman To Dad and Pops, love you Anneli, Luca & Tait xxx
Our chosen song is: Billy Joel - Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)
999 Jamie Alexander and Matthew Luke Dylan Green To the two precious boys in our lives. Jamie Alexander and Matthew Luke Dylan- 'music is the joy of life'
'Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring' by Bach Signifies happy childhood memories.