File NLW MS 16663A. - Music book,

Identity area

Reference code

NLW MS 16663A.

Title

Music book,

Date(s)

  • [1740x1918] / (Creation)

Level of description

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Extent and medium

i, 89 ff. ; 130 x 150 mm. Full leather, panel-stamped binding, with brass clasps; letters 'J' and 'D' tooled on upper cover. Probably bound by John Davies himself.

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs J. A. Davies; Aberaeron; Donation; June 1958

See also NLW MS 12350A.

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Scope and content

Music book, [1740x1918], of John Davies ('Siôn Dafydd y Crydd'), bookbinder, cobbler and musician, of Llanfihangel Ystrad, Cardiganshire, consisting mainly of notes on the theory of music and psalmody, largely transcribed from the works of William Tans'ur and others.
Also included is an epitaph to John Davies, apparently composed by David Davies, Castell Hywel (f. 86 verso), together with a related note, 1918, by John Jones, Aberaeron (f. 87).

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Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

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Language and script notes

English.

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Note

Title based on contents.

Note

Preferred citation: NLW MS 16663A.

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Virtua system control number

vtls004438918

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Description identifier

Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

Rules and/or conventions used

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

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Dates of creation revision deletion

October 2006.

Language(s)

  • English

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Sources

Archivist's note

Description compiled by Barbara Davies;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16663A.