Vaughan, Benjamin Frank: Ar y Mynydd Prydferth Cymreig (On the Beautiful Welsh Mountain)
Three movements for Solo Cornet in B flat
Ar y Mynydd Prydferth Cymreig (On the Beautiful Welsh Mountain) is a colourful, programmatic piece in three short movements, depicting scenes of Welsh mountains, valleys, caves and a hero, armed only with his trusty cornet, who encounters a legendary red dragon.
This work was highly commended by the judges in the first Stainer & Bell Award for Brass Composition, held at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff in May 2010.
Ar Ben y Bryn (On Top of the Hill);
Yr Ogof (The Cave); [MP3 Sample]
Y Ddraig Goch (The Red Dragon)