File Cwrtmawr Music MS 11 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Tune book,

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Reference code

Cwrtmawr Music MS 11 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].


Tune book,


  • [1785x1860]. (Creation)

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Extent and medium

21 ff. (at least one leaf lost before first leaf and after last) ; 110 x 190 mm. Quarter-leather and paper covers, outer half of both boards lost.

Context area

Name of creator

Archival history

Signature of Mair Richards, Darowen, 1840, inside front cover.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Tune book, first compiled by 1796, containing psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes and anthems, including items attributed to John Williams, Dolgellau (ff. 6 verso-7, 11 verso-12, 17 verso-18), William Wilson (ff. 1 verso-3, 4 verso-5, 7 verso-9 verso, 10 verso-11, 12 verso-13, 16 verso-17, 19 verso), David Harris, Carno (ff. 5 verso-6), Robert Griffith, Caernarfon (ff. 13 verso-14), and Lewis Morris (f. 21 (defective) and inside back cover); accompanying words in Welsh where given.

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Conditions governing access

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

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply.

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Script of material

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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Title based on contents.


Preferred citation: Cwrtmawr Music MS 11 [RESTRICTED ACCESS].

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Institution identifier

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO CWRTMAWR MUSIC MS 11.
  • Text: Cwrtmawr Music MS 11 [RESTRICTED ACCESS]; $z - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies..