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NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD OF 1893. LIST OF SUBJECTS FOR COMPETITION. The list of subjects for competition at the National Eisteddfod, 1893, which will be held in Pontypridd, has just been completed. The fol- lowing selections from the official programme for the 1893 festival will be found of interest, as it will enable intending competitors to make their arrangements in advance. MUSIC. Chief Choral Competition for choirs of from 200 to 250 voices.âTest pieces: (a) Dyma'r Gwyn- toedd yn Ymosod "(Stephens); (Ii) Dies Iræ" (Requiem in C minor), (Cherubini); (c) "Blessed are the men" (Mendelssohn's) Elijah." The first prize will be £ 210, and second £ 15. Second Choral Competition for choirs of from 80 to 100 voices, confined to choirs from Wales and Monmouthshire. Test pieces: (a) "0 give thanks" (Macfarren's) "Joseph"; (b) "Y Gwan- wyn" (Emlyn Evans). First prize 1:70 second C20. Competition for Congregational Choirs (choirs to be strictly of one congregation, and from 50 to 80 voices).âTest pieces: (a) "Gobaith y Cristion" (Tom Price) (b) Ymgyrch Gwalia (Dewi Alaw) The first prize offered is 930, and second prize is £10. Brass Band Competition, Grand Selection, Weber (Round).-The competition will be con- ducted under the rules of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Brass Band Association, and the prizes will be-First, jE25 second, £ 10; third, 95. The total amount of the prizes which will be given in the musical section will be JE725 4s. PROSE. Best English treatise, historical and critical, on The Welsh Gorsedd." Prize 921. Best essay on The respecliive claims of Em- ployer and Employed." Prize E20. Best handbook on Welsh Composition," similar to Nichol's Handbook, published by Mac- millan. Prize JEIO 10s. Best bi-lingual reading book upon The in. dustries of Wales," suitable for school children. Prize £25. Best essay in Welsh on Welshmen who have emigrated and have risen to distinction in America and the British colonies." Prize JEI5 15s. 7Best essay on Evolution in its relation to (a) the fall of man, (b) incarnation, and (c) the resurrection of Christ." The essay to be suitable for publication in a book not exceeding 400 pages, the successful competition to be the property of the author. English or Welsh. Prize 942. Total amount of prizes in prose section, jE209 17s. POETRY. Ode to the pulpit of Wales; prize 925, and chair. Epic poem" Rhys Ap Tewdwr"; prize £25- Poem, "Cymru Ffydd"; prize £ 25 and crown. The total amount of prizes given in the poetry section will be f 112 Is. Arts and Miscellaneous Painting. Figure subject, an old Welshman or Welshwoman, full- length figure, from life, oil or water colour, £15; landscape, in oil, Welsh scenery, £ 15; landscape in water colour, £15.

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