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'Are the Welsh Musical?'

Press cuttings, [1921x1939], relating mainly to the history of music in Wales, including a series of articles on 'Are the Welsh Musical?', 1931, by T. Hopkin Evans; press cuttings concerning the 'Welsh Week' at the Wembley Exhibition in 1924; and lecture notes and quotations relating to the virtues of Welsh as a language for singing.

Evans, T. Hopkin (Thomas Hopkin), 1879-1940


  • NLW MS 9332E.
  • File
  • [c. 1900]-1933 /

Eight compositions by, and in the autograph of, T. Hopkin Evans: - a song for children's choir: 'Croesaw i'r Gwcw' (c. 1900); a part-song: 'Crowns of Golden Light (Ei aur Goronau Ef)' written to the memory of C. E. J. Owen, Hengwrt-ucha, 1907; a song: 'Memories-Atgofion' dedicated to Ll. R. Bowen (c. 1904); 'Song of the Spheres: Cân y Planedau', 1928; a carol- lullaby: 'Clychau Bethlehem: the Bells of Bethlehem', 1933; a simple anthem : 'Hosanna' (c. 1913); an anthem: 'Gwywa y Gwelltyn (Gair ein Duw)' (c. 1905); and a composition for the piano: 'Enchantement' (c. 1906).

Evans, T. Hopkin (Thomas Hopkin), 1879-1940

National Eisteddfod of Wales

The file comprises correspondence, 1930-1932, including letters relating to the music examinations of the Gorsedd of Bards, 1930, and subjects for the music competitions at Bangor National Eisteddfod, 1931. Amongst the correspondents are T. Hopkin Evans and D. Rhys Phillips.

Evans, T. Hopkin (Thomas Hopkin), 1879-1940