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Ancient National Airs of Gwent and Morganwg

Mid-nineteenth century manuscript, containing popular Welsh tunes and songs, mostly copied, ff. 1-13, from M. Jane Williams, Ancient National Airs of Gwent and Morganwg (Llandovery, 1844). Tunes copied from other sources (ff. 1, 1 verso, 2, 12 ver...

Williams, Maria Jane, 1795-1873

Cwrtmawr Music Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 MSCWRTMUS
  • Fonds
  • [18 cent., first ½]-1925.

Music manuscripts in the Cwrtmawr collection, comprising 18th-20th century tune-books containing both sacred and secular music.

Cwrt Mawr estate (Wales)

Music book,

The music book of Mary Clara Lucena, dated August 1812 (inside front cover), containing popular waltzes and duets of the early nineteenth century, together with a few Welsh traditional tunes.

Mary Clara Lucena.

Music books,

Three music books, 1870s, comprising Hamilton's Modern Instructions for the Pianoforte (London, n.d. [c. 1870]) (MS 51i); a blank manuscript book (MS 51ii); and a manuscript book containing musical exercises (MS 51iii).

Musical papers,

Six bifolia, one watermarked 1799 (ff. 7-8), containing school exercises and traditional tunes written during the first half of the nineteenth century and bearing the names of Thomas Richards (f.1), Lewis Richards (f. 2), the Reverend David Richar...

Tune book,

Two nineteenth-century tune books now joined together as one volume, the first bearing the dates 1816 and 1866 (inside covers) in the hand of Mair Richards of Darowen, and the second 1850 (inside front cover); the first part contains popular and t...

Mair Richards and others.

Tune book,

Tune book, watermark 1805 (ff. 2, 82, 101, 109, 126), containing psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes, and anthems, with accompanying words in Welsh, including 'Hymn iw chanu ar ddydd Nadolig yn Eglwys Llangadfan 1797' (f. 51 verso). Many of the tune...

Reverend Lewis Richards and others.

Tune book,

Tune book, first compiled by 1796, containing psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes and anthems, including items attributed to John Williams, Dolgellau (ff. 6 verso-7, 11 verso-12, 17 verso-18), William Wilson (ff. 1 verso-3, 4 verso-5, 7 verso-9 verso, 10 vers...

Tune book,

Tune book, first compiled in the late eighteenth century, of the Reverend J. Lloyd, Tal-y-bont, containing psalm-tunes attributed to William Wilson (f. 52), John Williams ('Ioan Rhagfyr', 1740-1821), Dolgellau (ff. 4 verso-6) and others,...

Tune book,

A miscellaneous collection of hymn-tunes, psalm-tunes and anthems, most attributed to Welsh composers, probably first compiled in the early nineteenth century but with manuscript and printed additions up to c. 1900 (watermarks 1817 (f. 34), 1825 (...

Tune book,

Two tune books now bound as one volume, the first (ff. 1-16) probably compiled in the late eighteenth century and the second (ff. 18-42) by 1800, containing hymn-tunes and psalm-tunes, together with a few englynion and other verse in Welsh (ff. 18...

Tune book,

A incomplete copy (pp. 9-56 only) of William Owen, Caniedydd Crefyddol, yn cynnwys eglurhad helaeth ar holl egwyddorion caniadaeth grefyddol . . . mewn chwe' gwers (Caerlleon, J. Parry, 1828) bound with a manuscript tune book (ff. 26-45), sec...

Tune book,

Tune book, watermarks 1821-1822 (ff. 2, 3, 36, 47 etc.) and written mainly during the 1840s (ff. 3, 79), containing anthems, psalm-tunes and hymn-tunes, many of English origin. The collection includes 'Hymn Nadolig gan y diweddar Parche[di]g ...

Tune book,

Tune book, first half of the nineteenth century, containing psalm-tunes and hymn-tunes, with accompanying words in Welsh, some taken from printed journals, dated 1827-1838.

Tune book,

A tune book, 1810s-1820s, containing psalm-tunes, anthems and hymn-tunes attributed to various Welsh composers including John Williams, Dolgellau (passim), David Harries, Carno (passim), Hugh Jones, Maesglasau (passim) and others, probably compile...

Thomas Richards (?the younger), Lewis Richards and Mair Richards.

Tune book,

Tune book, early nineteenth century, containing hymn-tunes, psalm-tunes and anthems by various composers, including Hugh Jones, Maesglasau (ff. 6 verso-7, 20 verso-1, 39 verso-40 ), David Harries, [Carno] (passim) and John Williams, Dolgellau (pas...

Reverend Richard Richards, Lewis Richards and Mair Richards.

Tune book,

A miscellaneous collection of hymn-tunes, anthems and a few traditional and popular tunes from Wales and elsewhere, perhaps compiled in the mid-nineteenth century and comprising various quires, bifolia and single sheets in a number of hands of the...

Tune book,

Tune book of Mair Richards (1787-1877), Darowen and Llangynyw, containing hymn-tunes, anthems, carol-tunes, psalm-tunes and popular tunes, with some accompanying words in Welsh and French.

Mair Richards.

Tune book,

A copy of John Harris, Grisiau Cerdd Arwest: sef cyfarwyddiadau eglur a hyrwydd at ddysgu peroriaeth (2nd ed., Abertawy, 1825), bound with a substantial manuscript tune book, second quarter of the nineteenth century, containing hymn-tunes and anth...

John Harris and others.

Tune book,

Tune book, mid-nineteenth century, formerly in the possession of Daniel Jenkins of Blaenpennal, Cardiganshire, and perhaps compiled by him, containing hymn-tunes. Accompanying words, where present, are mainly in Welsh. The first section (ff. i-xi)...

[Daniel Jenkins].

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