'Un Llef Pedwar Llais': Dylanwad canu corawl ar iechyd a lles yng Nghymru


'Un Llef Pedwar Llais': Dylanwad canu corawl ar iechyd a lles yng Nghymru
('One Cry Four Voices': The influence of choral singing on health and welfare in Wales)

Gwawr Ifan

Since the Nineteenth Century, choral singing has played a prominent part in Welsh culture and society. In the latter part of the Twentieth Century, there were increasing demands to consider the influences of quality of life and well-being on health. As a result, there is a growing field of research that considers the role of the community arts, and choral singing in particular, as social capital, and the way in which they can influence personal and social health and well-being. Due to this growing recognition, this article will consider research that examines the relationship between amateur choir-singing in Wales – as both a musical and social event – and general health and well-being.


Reference:

 
  	Gwawr Ifan, ' "Un Llef Pedwar Llais": Dylanwad canu corawl ar iechyd a lles yng Nghymru', Gwerddon, 10/11, August 2012, 15-39.
   

Keywords

 
    Choral singing in Wales, music as social capital, music in health and welfare, benefits of choral singing, influence of choral singing on health and welfare.