File Minor Deposit 150B - Collection of Welsh Airs compiled and arranged by 'Orpheus' for the Llangollen Eisteddfod

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Minor Deposit 150B

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Collection of Welsh Airs compiled and arranged by 'Orpheus' for the Llangollen Eisteddfod

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  • 1858 (Creation)

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iv, 50 ff.

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'Mary Davies' (in ink on front flyleaf).

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The original collection of Welsh Airs compiled and arranged by 'Orpheus' [James James] for the Llangollen Eisteddfod of 1858.
On f. 23 is the second extant manuscript appearance of 'Glan Rhondda' (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau), the first being in NLW, Evan James MS 1. See further Meredydd Evans, 'Who was "Orpheus" of the 1858 Llangollen Eisteddfod?', Welsh Music History, 5 (2002), 65-71.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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Welsh, some English.

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For associated materials, including a transcript of this manuscript, see NLW ex 2306.

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Preferred citation: Minor Deposit 150B.

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vtls005618299

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ISYSARCHB72

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • English

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