File NLW MS 11970D. - Music,

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NLW MS 11970D.




  • [1800x1825]. (Creation)

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Label on cover states that the music was copied by a 'Mr. Gwynn of Llanbrain' (i.e. Glanbrân, Breconshire). The volume bears the name of 'Elizabeth Davies of talwr'.

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An early nineteenth century volume of airs, dances, etc., said on a label on the protective paper cover to have been 'copied by Mr. Gwynn of Llanbrain' [i.e., Glanbrân in co. Brecknock]. The titles include 'Lovly Nancy', 'Lady Northe's Minuet', 'Lady Fearans Minuet', 'Farwel to Mancher ', 'Air By Captain Heaky', 'Gavot in the 10t Sonato of Correlli-Ruabon', 'Barbarianas Minuet-Ruabon', 'Parris Minuet', 'Minuet In Samson-Ruabon', 'Gin thou wert Mine ain thing', 'Minuet By Mr. [John] Parry [of Ruabon]', 'Count Sax's Minuet by Mr Parry', 'Of a Noble Race Was Shenkin. With Mr. Parrys Vars.', 'Shenkin', 'God Save the King With Vars', 'Handel's Water Musick', 'Minuet in Ariadne', 'The Lass of Paties Mill. Vars. by Mr. Parry ', 'Gavot Alegro' by John Stanley, 'Burton's Chese', 'The Lass that was Laden With Care . . .', 'Gavot Alegro' by John Stanly, 'Rhyddlan Marsh, by Mr. Parry, Ruabon', 'Gavot in Otho', 'Thro the Wood Laddie', 'Highland Laddie' by Mr. Pary, 'Horse to New-Market', 'The Lien Solo of Correli', 'Meillionen or Sir Watkins Delight' by John Parry, 'Disobri', 'Roslin Castel', 'Minuet in Rodelinda' (1770), 'Pitts Hornpipe', and 'An Air by Mr. Deebourgh'.

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English, Welsh.

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The description is also available in the Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume IV (Aberystwyth, 1971).

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Formerly known as Traherne-Mansel Franklen 112.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 11970D.

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  • Text: NLW MS 11970D.