File Cwrtmawr Music MS 6 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Tune book,

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Cwrtmawr Music MS 6 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


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  • [1775x1825]. (Creation)

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i, 90 ff. (original pagination 1-195, with errors, continued to end; pp. 11-14, 91-2, 99-102, 111-12, 131-2, 135-42 removed) ; 135 x 80 mm. Paper covers over boards

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Inside front cover, signatures of William Evans, 1787 (also p. 200), and Richard Hocknill, late of 'Fighting Cocks', Oswestry, 1794 (also pp. i, 188, 204 and inside back cover), Mair Richards, Darowen, 1830 (also pp. i, ii, 204), John Halsall [?18 cent.].

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A volume, first compiled in the late eighteenth century, containing psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes, Christmas hymn-tunes, with some accompanying English words, together with marches, and popular eighteenth-century dance tunes. The tunes include 'The Merionethshire March' (p. 67), 'Hob o'r Nob' (p. 117), 'The Oswestry March by J. M.' (p. 143), and 'Sweet Richard, Llafar glust lais' (p. 151). The tunes are indexed on pp. 195-9.

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

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Musical notation, English.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr Music MS 6 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MUSIC MS 6.
  • Text: Cwrtmawr Music MS 6 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..