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'Canto y Gynulleidfa'

'Canto y Gynulleidfa, sef Anthemau a Thonau cyfaddas i'w canu yn yr addoliad cyhoeddus, gan David Bynner ('Dewi Cadfan'), Llangadfan, Chwefror 8fed 1859'. The anthems are 'Praise the Lord, O my soul', 'The C...

'Udgorn Sion'

'Udgorn Sion, sef casgliad o donau cynulleidfaol gan David Jones ('Dewi Wyllt'), Caernarfon', transcribed by Thomas Jones, Ty'n llan, Llantrisant, 13 November 1861. The collection includes hymn-tunes by David Jones ('...

Accumulated manuscript volumes

Manuscript volumes, previously in the possession of musicians, collectors or precentors, and accumulated by Dr J. Lloyd Williams. Many were evidently acquired by him from J. H. Davies, Cwrt-mawr, and contain mainly folk songs and hymn tunes, recor...


A book of anthems, including works by David Hughes, 'Cristiolus Môn' ('Elias a Jonah'), J[ohn] Ambrose Lloyd ('Y Mab Afradlawn'), Robert Davies, 'Cyndeyrn', 1861 ('Crist ein Pasg ni'), Thomas G[ruf...

Anthemau a thonau

A collection of fragments of anthems and hymn-tunes, some of them composed by John Williams, Dolgellau, and a hymn-tune ('Clodforwch chwi holl ddynol ryw') by I[saac] Williams.

Anthemau ac emyn-donau

Anthems and hymn-tunes for temperance campaigns and other purposes, including anthems by D[avid] Hughes ['Cristiolus Môn'] ('Cwymp Dagon'), D[aniel] T[homas] Williams, Merthyr ('Diolch i Ti, O Dad') and Owen [Humphrey...

Anthemau ac emyn-donau

A book of anthems, hymn-tunes and psalm-tunes, including anthems by Richard Mills ['Rhydderch Hael'] ('Cenwch i'r Arglwydd') and R[ees] P. Williams, Rhymney ('Ac mi glywais lais o'r nef').


  • NLW MS 9388A.
  • File
  • [1862].

A book of anthems and hymn-tunes belonging in 1862 to Martha Rees, Carnmeninisha, Mynachlogddu.

Caneuon a thonau,

  • NLW MS 11989A.
  • File
  • [19 cent.] /

A tune book of Griffith Williams, Griolen, Llanuwchllyn, containing songs, hymn-tunes, and anthems. Eight of the compositions are attributed, seven to J. D. Jones, Ruthin, and one to E. S. Jones. Two of the compositions are written to words by Sam...

Williams, Griffith, Llanuwchllyn

Caniadau y Cyssegr

The file comprises a copy of Caniadau y Cyssegr, neu, Gasgliad o Donau Hen a Diweddar...wedi eu cynghaneddu i bedwar o leisiau, gan John Roberts, Henllan (1839). The copy has been annotated and English translations of the hymns supplied by a later...

Caniadau y Cyssegr,

  • NLW MS 9250A.
  • File
  • 1839-1871 /

A copy of Caniadau y Cyssegr (John Roberts) (Denbigh, 1839), with additional tunes in manuscript, 1839-1871.

Roberts, John, 1807-1876


A music book containing anthem-, psalm-, and hymn-tunes.

Davies, Robert, fl. 1844

Cerddoriaeth amrywiol

A miscellaneous collection of hymn-tunes, anthems and songs by Welsh composers, including 'Seren Bethlehem' by Edward Stephen ('Tanymarian'), 'Waterloo' by D. J. Morgans, 'Yr hen aelwyd Gymreig' by 'Isa...


Tune-books of the Reverend Evan Lewis, Brynberian, consisting largely of hymntunes, psalm-tunes, and anthems by D[avid] James, Brynberian (partly in his own hand), Martin Luther, Jo. Smith, R. Engleburt, Dr. [John] Randall, E. Blanks, Rippon, R. K...

Evan Lewis.


A volume containing hymn-tunes and folk-tunes together with an index to the tunes, written in a mid-nineteenth century hand (ff. 73-209), bound together with a copy of William Owen, Prysgol, Y Perl Cerddorol... (Caernarfon, 1852) (ff. 7-72). A not...


David Richards, Caerphili (ed): Swn Addoli: sef Casgliad o Hen Alawon Cymreig ... (Llanidloes [1862]), together with a few additions in the hand of the Reverend Evan Lewis, Brynberian.

David Richards and Evan Lewis.

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