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BBC Welsh hymn series celebrates 75 years

Hattie Williams

by Hattie Williams

Posted: 17 Feb 2017 @ 12:05

THE BBC radio series of Welsh hymn-singing, Caniadaeth y Cysegr, is celebrating 75 years on air this month. It is broadcast on BBC Radio Cymru, on Sunday afternoons.

Caniadaeth y Cysegr was first aired on the BBC Home Service on 15 February 1942, Radio Times records suggest; the same year as Desert Island Discs.

It was presented by Idris Lewis, with the male choir Cantorion Llanelli, conducted by D. H. Lewis. Other radio programmes on that ...

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