File Cwrtmawr Music MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Tune book,

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Cwrtmawr Music MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Tune book,


  • [1775x1825]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

62 ff. ; 100 x 160 mm. Full leather with blind tooling, spine cover lost.

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Name of creator

Archival history

Signatures of David Lloyd, 1788-1806 (ff. 25 verso, 52), and Richard Lloyd, 1796 (f. 54); other annotations include 'David Lloyd his Book Rees Jones's hand in the year 1803' (ff. 35 verso-6), 'Davie Lloyd Erw his Book May 21st 1843' (f. 43 verso); stamp of John Davies, Lampeter (f. 1).

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Scope and content

Tune book, late eighteenth century, containing psalm-tunes and some hymn-tunes, with some accompanying words in Welsh. Accounts and memoranda added, late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (ff. 51-62), including 'prophwydoliaeth Myrddin wedi ei chyfansoddi ar fesur cerdd yn y flwyddyn 1668' (f. 51), and 'the account of the stems that I have made in the work of Careg y mwyn December 1790' (ff. 60 verso-1).

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Conditions governing access

Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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Language and script notes

Musical notation, Welsh, English.

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Existence and location of copies

Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr Music MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MUSIC MS 4.
  • Text: Cwrtmawr Music MS 4 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..