File NLW MS 16649A. - Sacred music,

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Reference code

NLW MS 16649A.


Sacred music,


  • [1836x1887] / (Creation)

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Extent and medium

104 ff. (paginated 1-88, 2-41, in printed volumes; thereafter unpaginated manuscript to end) ; 85 x 235 mm. Original binding, half leather.

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Name of creator

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Mrs Ada B. Davies; Bridgend; Donation; March 1957

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Scope and content

A composite volume, [1836x1887], belonging to Richard Owen Edwards, Penderlwyngoch, Gwnnws, Cardiganshire, comprising two printed volumes of sacred music by his brother, the Rev. John David Edwards, entitled Original sacred music, composed and arranged by the Rev. John David Edwards, B.A., Curate of Aberdovey ... (Printed by H. Humphreys, Castle Square, Carnarvon, [?1843]), and Original sacred music, composed and arranged by the Revd. John Edwards B.A., Jesus College, Oxford ... ([London, ?1836]); and a number of hymn tunes, some composed by J. D. Edwards, apparently in the autograph of Richard Owen Edwards.

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Conditions governing access

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

English, Welsh.

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Related units of description

Another tune book of Richard Owen Edwards is probably NLW MS 16650B.

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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: NLW MS 16649A.

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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

September 2006.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description compiled by Barbara Davies;

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  • Text: NLW MS 16649A.