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The Festiniog National Eisteddfod ENTRIES IN THE AKT AND MUSIC SECTIONS. In addition to the list of competitors in lit- erary and poetical subjects already pub- lished, the committee of this vear's National Eisteddfod have now received the entries in the art section, as well as for the musical competitions, which are to take place on the Eisteddfod day!?. For the Chief Choral Competition (120 to 150 voices), (a) "De- stroyed in Babylon (Spohr), (b) "Y Cynfab Tragwyddol" (Dr Parry), (c) "How sweet the Moonlight Sleeps" (Emlyn Evans). The entries to hand are those of Holyhead Har- monic Society, Builth Choral Society, Car- narvon Choral Society, Builth and District Harmonic Society, and Llanelly Choral So- ciety. Seven choirs entered for the Second Chief Choral (60 to 80 voices), viz., Pendref, Machynlleth, Nantlle Vale, Ogwen (Bethes- da), Maentwrog, Pwllheli, and Prestatyn. The following are the entries for the remain- ing choral competitions: —Male voice (40 to 50 voiceis): Gwalia, Llanberis, Port Talbot Glee Society, Meib yr Eryri, Cefnmawr, Rhos, Corris anu Abergynolwyn, and Work- ington (8). Ladies' choirs (20 to 30 voices): Beaufort, Swansea, Nantlle Vale, Manches- ter Mill Girls' Institute, London Kymric, Gwalia and Tegid (7). Juvenile choirs (40 to 60 voices): Trawsfynydd, Corwen, Ogwen, Brynbowydd, Penmachno, Penrhyn, Aber- dovey, and Tegid (8). Quartettes, duets, soles, &c., are a follow:—Quartette, 24; trio, 28; duet (tenor and bass), 38; sop- rano solo, 43; contralto soto, 45; tenor solo, 52; baritone solo, 64 bass solo, 46; penill-, icn singing (South Wales custom), 4; do. (North Wales custom), 10; do. (confined to I those who have not won before), 7; quar- tette reading at first sight, 6; string quar- tette, 1; violin solo, 10 do. (competitors. under 18, 14; triple harp solo, 2; competi- tion on one of four instruments specified, 6; pianoforte competition, 15; do. (for com-, petitors under 16), 14: organ so'o (confined I to amateur organists resident in Wales), 6. The entries for the trass band competition (open to the world) are Ferndale, Nantlle, Oakeley, Whitewell Vale (Rossendale), Llan (Festiniog), Blaina (Lancaster), Wrexham, and Holywell. There is also a contest open: to Welih bands only, for which the entries are the above-mentioned (with the excep- tion of Rossendale), together with Voelgaer, I Bagillt, and Port Dinorwic. The competi- tion for orchestral bands has but two entries, those of Rossendale and Carnarvon (Alex. I Corrison). There are 16 entries in the com- j petition on one of three instruments—cor- net, euphonium, or trombone. The entries in the art and miscellaneous sections are thus distributed Painting of historical subject, 4: landscape, 12; water-colour, 4; sketches of Welsh subjects, 12; sculpture and modelling (four competitions), 7; wood carving, 4; pen and ink sketches in Wales, 1: pictorial poster advertising for the Na- tional Eisteddfod, 5; black and white study from life, 13 design for national memorial of Llewelyn Ab Gruffydd, 2; design for wall paper, 7 design for bardic chair, 8; Eis- teddfod certificate, 4; metal work, 1; archi- tecture (two competitions), 16; photo- graphy (four competitions), 4; bookbinding, 1; etching, 1 collection of ferns, 2; geo- logy, 1; domestic art (seven competitions), 96; freehand drawing, &c., 16: slate split- ting (two competitions), 3ii; Wel-h tweed, flannel, and linsey, 51; spinning on tie plat- f form, 7 j recitation, 52 >

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