NLW MS 14427B.
Music for harp,
- [c. 1764]. (Creation)
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43 ff. (f. 42a tipped inside rear cover) ; 190 x 230 mm. Re-bound at NLW using original leather covers with gold tooling.
Inside front cover: 'Tuesday May 1st 1764 Robert Edwards began to learn the Harp of John Parry', with the name of Robert Edwards written numerous times, once in the hand of 'John Lewis Esqr.' (possibly his patron); also 'Thomas Roberts his hand 1765'.
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A volume of music for the harp, [c. 1764], including compositions by, and variations on the work of, Handel and John Parry Ddall of Rhiwabon. The manuscript is in two hands: possibly that of Robert Edwards, a pupil of John Parry (ff. 1-14, 24 verso-26, 36 verso-40), and possibly that of Thomas Roberts (ff. 14 verso-24, 26 verso-36, 40 verso-42a).
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Daniel Huws, 'Tair o lawysgrifau telynorion' (Welsh Music = Cerddoriaeth Cymru, vol. 4, no. 9 (1975), pp. 24-32).
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 14427B.
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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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Description compiled by Barbara Davies;