TRYFAN
RECORDS

Independent label: Tryfan Records was named after a peak in Snowdonia, Tryfan was, and is, a division of Sain Records, the premier Welsh record company.  It appears to have had quite a varied repertoire, including Choral, Jazz and Classical albums as well as Folk, which suggests that it was a custom recording outlet.  Not all its releases were in the Welsh language, as witness Tumbledownwind's 'The Country Sounds Of Tumbledownwind' EP (TRF-124; 1979).  Initially EPs and singles were numbered in the TRF-100s and LPs in the TRF-200s, though by the mid '80s all formats seem to be sharing the same TFR-200 numbering.  The lowest LP number I have found so far was TRF-203, which came out in 1975; presumably the label was launched in that year or in 1974.  By the time that Gavin Woods's CD 'Travelling By Tuba' came out, in 1995, the numbers had reached TRF CD-376.  Given the large number of releases, Tryfan records seem to be rather hard to trace.  Perhaps they're commoner in Wales. Distributed By Sain Records. Thanks to Robert Lyons For The Info.

   
74 Handel Jones Gallaf Roi rhyw Gymorth TRYFAN  TRF 101
74 David Welch  Iesu Gwyn Melyn A Du TRYFAN  TRF 102
74 Edward Aros Edrtch Gwrando TRYFAN  TRF 103S
75 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 104
75 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 105
75 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 106
76 Laura Hughes Cullen Y Nefoedd TRYFAN  TRF 107
76 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 108
77 Treflyn Jones A Sheila Rhaid Deffro Nawr TRYFAN  TRF 109
77 Beryl Hall Yr Un Sy'n Llywio (My Way) TRYFAN  TRF 110E
77 Triawd Menlli Rhaid Dweud y Gwir TRYFAN  TRF 111E
77 Parti'r Brithdir Carolau Nadolig TRYFAN  TRF 112E
77 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 113
78 Graham Moore Music From St Asaph Cathedral TRYFAN  TRF 114
78 Cr Meibion Trelawnyd Mewn Gair A Chn (In Words And Music) TRYFAN  TRF 115
78 Cor Meibion Brymbo I Mewn I'R Gol - Wrexham Football Release B/W English Version TRYFAN  TRF 116S
78 Helen Gloyne Gwlad Y Gan - Land Of Song TRYFAN  TRF 117E
78 Lleisiau'r Alwen Amser TRYFAN  TRF 118
78 Aled & Nia Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysiliogogogoch TRYFAN  TRF 119
78 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 120
78 Cor Plant Ysgol Gynradd Y Bala Cor Plant Ysgol Gynradd Y Bala TRYFAN  TRF 121
79 Plant Pendalar Plant Pendalar TRYFAN  TRF 122
79 Pedwarawd Bro Dysynni Mi Dafla 'maich TRYFAN  TRF 123
79 Country Sounds Of Tumbledownwind Loving Her Was Easy TRYFAN  TRF 124
79 Tumbledownwind The Country Sounds Of Tumbledownwind  TRYFAN  TRF 125
79 Cor Meibion Y Penrhyn (The Penrhyn Male Voice Choir) O! Na Byddai'n Haf O Hyd TRYFAN  TRF 126E
79 Not Traced TRYFAN  TRF 127
81 Cefin Roberts Na Na Na TRYFAN  TRF 128
82 Cr Alawon Menai Crwydro Arfon TRYFAN  TRF 129
84 Ruth Barker Come Safely Home TRYFAN  TRF 130
86 Wenfflam Deigryn Du TRYFAN  TRF 281




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