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Welsh and English airs and hymn-tunes, and some English nursery rhymes transcribed by John Jenkins.

Jenkins, John, 1770-1829

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 composite volume of manuscript and printed music. The manuscript portion, compiled during the first half of the nineteenth century, comprises dances, airs, etc., of which the titles are 'Ruth' by Miss Davies ('E. L. C. Aug. 1840&#...


The improved manuscript music book containing an early nineteenth century selection of instrumental pieces. The titles include 'Dulce domum', 'Thema Russe' by [ ] Naderman, 'La cloche bleue' by M[arie Martin Marcel] d...

Llyfr tonau

The tune book of David Lewis, 1844, containing hymn-tunes by himself and by John Edwards, Penderlwyn, Morris Davies, Lewis Lewis, T[homas] Jarman, T. Jones, Trallwm, Brycheiniog and W. Griffith. Among the tunes by David Lewis is one for an 'e...

Llyfr tonau

The tune book of David John Lewis, otherwise David Jones, Tymawr, Llanrhystyd, 1777, containing psalm-tunes and hymn-tunes from various sources, including works by John Jeffreys and David Hughes ['Cristiolus Môn']; a few hymns; and farmi...

Tune book

The tune book of Samuel Paigne, Waterford, 1799, containing psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes, anthems and choruses from The Messiah.

Llyfr tonau

The tune book of Richard Davies, 1839. The book contains hymn-tunes probably copied by Thomas Jenkins, Corn, whose name is written on a fly-leaf. A short biography of Thomas Jenkins taken from his dictation by David Lewis is written by the latter.

Llyfr tonau,

A tune book bought by John Timothy Lewis from David Roberts, Rhydyronnen, Tregaron. The earlier part of the book contains a chorus - 'Trwy'r Nef Byrth'; a song - 'Pan welem yn yr eglur wawl'; a quartette - 'Pob dyn by...

John Timothy Lewis, William John Hughes and others.


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.


Hymn-tunes and psalm-tunes in two- and three-part harmony, together with a copy of W. Owen, Y Caniedydd Crefyddol (1828), and a Welsh translation by David Harris, Carno, of John Wesley's advice on congregational singing.

Tonau, etc.,

  • NLW MS 10889A.
  • File
  • [19 cent.].

A tune-book containing hymn-tunes, anthems, etc., by Cadwaladr Jones, Daniel Thomas Williams ('Tydfylyn'), George Frederic Handel, Edward Stephens ('Tanymarian') and others. The words to one of the tunes are by Robert Parry (&#...

John Phillips's Tune Book,

  • NLW MS 23983A.
  • File
  • 1812-1821 /

Tune book, compiled 1812-1821 (watermark 1810), containing psalm tunes, music for a funeral anthem (ff. 4v-6), and hymn-tunes, noted in the hands of Edward Maesgwynne [?p. Llanboidy, Carmarthenshire], 1812 ( f. 3), John Phillips, 1820 (f. 22) and ...

Edwards Maesgwynne, John Phillips and Richard Jones Phillips.

Llyfr tonau

The tune book of 'master' John Evans, Pantgwyn, 1868, containing anthems by John Owen ('Ow[ai]n Alaw') and others.

Evans, John, Pantgwyn, Llanfair Orllwyn


A collection of hymn-tunes made c. 1850; a short hymnal of the same period; several orchestral sketches by D. Emlyn Evans; an index to printed collections of Welsh tunes to 1893; extracts from 'Bardd Alaw''s collection; and hymn-tun...

Llyfr tonau Henry Jones

The tune book of Henry Jones, Bala, containing Yr Arweinydd Cerddorol ... gan Richard Mills, Llanidloes, 1842, and manuscript hymn-tunes and anthems by Henry Jones and his fellow student at Bala, Edward Stephen Jones, better known as Edward Stephe...

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