Watch the Hinterland theme on solo harp

Harpist Llywelyn Jones plays the title theme from Hinterland / Y Gwyll

Hinterland title theme arranged for solo harp

Original title theme recording

The Hinterland / Y Gwyll title theme features the memorable Hinterland melody, which appears threaded throughout the series soundtrack.

In the original title theme recording, the melody is constructed from piano and harp performed and recorded in special ways, plus strings and other effects. Read more about the making of the original theme on John's BBC blog.

In this new version for solo harp, specially arranged by the John Hardy Music team, the melody appears in a new light. The music is performed in this exclusive recording by harpist Llywelyn Jones at the John Hardy Music studio at Chapter arts centre in Cardiff. Find out more about Llywelyn at

Recorded and filmed by the JHM team, the video follows The World Keeps Turning as the second in our series of studio session films. 

The JHM team have also created a version for solo piano - buy the sheet music now to play the Hinterland theme on piano!