Cwrtmawr Music MS 9 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
- [18 cent., last ¼]. (Creation)
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Extent and medium
27 ff. (ff. 16-27 inverted text). At least one leaf lost at end of first quire and several leaves lost at the end ; 160 x 205 mm. Originally quarter-leather and decorative paper covers over boards, spine repaired with paper, ?early 19 cent.
Name of creator
Signatures of John Jones, Richard Evans, Evan Evans and John Evans, Erwddu, Darowen, 1796-1797, and Richard Davies (inside covers), Mair Richards, Darowen (inside back cover).
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Scope and content
Tune book, first compiled in the late eighteenth century, containing anthems and psalm-tunes, including pieces attributed to John Williams ('Ioan Rhagfyr', 1740-1821), Dolgellau (ff. 5 verso, 12, 13, 16 verso, 17 verso, 20 verso-2, inverted text) and Robert Griffiths, Caernarfon (f. 8), and with some accompanying words in Welsh; also included are a few marches, and dance tunes such as 'The Craftsman' (f. 3).
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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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Musical notation, Welsh, English.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Available on microfilm at the Library.
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Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr Music MS 9 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales