File NLW MS 10894B. - Music,

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NLW MS 10894B.




  • [1791x1799] / (Creation)

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Once in the possession of Dr A. H. Mann (1850-1929) of King's Field, Cambridge.

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A volume of music containing two services and three chants in the hand of the composer, Joseph Pring, who was organist of Bangor Cathedral from 1793 until his death. The two chants were written in 1791 and 1793. The title-page and index suggest that the last folio, containing eight chants, is wanting. A note by Dr A. H. Mann (see 561, below) on Pring and on the volume appears on the fly-leaf.

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The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 266.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 10894B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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November 2008.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Volume III (Aberystwyth, 1961); Oxford Dictionary of National Biography on-line;

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  • Text: NLW MS 10894B.