Ffeil / File 6/3 - Culhwch and Olwen: An Entertainment

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Culhwch and Olwen: An Entertainment


  • [1967] (Creation)

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Facsimile copy of ink score with pencil annotations, titled 'Culhwch and Olwen: An Entertainment', and including notes listing all instrument parts and performers; instructions for narrator, choral speech, chorus, percussion, and piano duet; and pronunciation of Welsh names. Composed by William Mathias and originally commissioned for the 1967 Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales, Bala.

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See also: NLW, William Mathias Manuscripts and Papers, B2.

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This work was published as: William Mathias, 'Culhwch ac Olwen: Difyrrwch / Culhwch and Olwen: An Entertainment' (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1971).

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The cover reads: ‘Words by Gwyn Thomas’ and ‘Music by William Mathias’.

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  • Text: David Harries Music Manuscripts 6/3