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Anthemau,

  • 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 Samuel Roberts ('S. R.'), Llanbryn-mair, and one to words by (Lewis (or Llewelyn?) Edwards] 'Llewelyn Twrog'.

Williams, Griffith, Llanuwchllyn

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

Harp music

  • NLW MS 24006A.
  • File
  • 1800-1810

A manuscript music book, with some annotations in pencil, containing lessons, songs, dances and airs for the harp in the hand of Elizabeth Giffard (1766-1842) of Nerquis Hall, Flintshire (for Elizabeth Giffard's dates of birth and death see e.g. Peter Howell Williams, 'Elizabeth Giffard of Nerquis Hall' in Hanes Bro Clwyd, 27 (Autumn 1991), pp. 2-11; cf. her signature in NLW Caerhun collection, 240-1, and in her will (NLW SA 1844/158)).
The title of each work and, in some cases, the name of the composer, is noted for each piece. Several of the pieces (pp. 17, 24, 26, 29, 30, 33, 39, 66 (titled the 'Nerquis March'), 69, 75, 89) are by Benjamin Cunnah (will proved 1840), organist of Ruabon, Denbighshire, and composer of New Welch Music: Consisting of Three Sonatas, Chase Minuets, Siciliano, Rondos, Marches, Airs with Variations for the Harp or Piano Forte (London, 18--). Several Welsh airs are included (pp. 10, 12, 21 ('Ar Hyd y Nos'), 22 ('Codiad yr Ehedydd'), 23 ('Nos Galan'), 25 ('Pen y Rhaw'), 71 ('Ar Hyd y Nos'), 84-85 ('The March of [the] Men of Harlech'), 280-1 ('Morfa Rhuddlan')). Above the piece entitled 'Midnight Cerus' (p. 89) Elizabeth Giffard has noted 'Blowed June 29 1807 at Nerquis Hall'. At the end of the volume (pp. 278-286) are some technical exercises for the harp together with instructions for tuning the instrument and for pedalling. Staves ruled in ink on pp. 1-286; pp. 1-91, 278-286 completed with music. See also Peter Howell Williams, 'Elizabeth Giffard of Nerquis Hall' [Part 1] in Hanes Bro Clwyd, 27 (Autumn 1991), pp. 2-11, in which a family tree, ending with Elizabeth and her sister Eleanor, is included (p. 3), together with an account of a legal wrangle and religious dispute between Elizabeth Hyde, Elizabeth's maternal grandmother, and her father, John Giffard; and Peter Howell Williams, 'Elizabeth Giffard of Nerquis Hall' [Part 2] in Hanes Bro Clwyd, 28 (Spring 1992), pp. 12-17, which largely involves family legal matters such as inheritance rights and marriage settlements, and which also includes tables showing the pedigrees of Elizabeth's Wynn of Nerquis forebears and their connections to the Williams family of Pont-y-Gwyddel and to the Wynns of Gwydir (p. 17). See also Patrick J. Doyle, 'The Giffards of Nerquis' in Flintshire Historical Society Publications, 24 (1969-1970), pp. 79-85.

Giffard, Elizabeth, 1766-1842

Hymn tunes, chants, &c.

  • NLW MS 13950A.
  • File
  • [19 cent., third ¼]

A tune book, [19 cent., third ¼], containing hymn tunes, chants and other sacred music. An index to the composers of the tunes on ff. 1-9 verso is on f. ii. The tunes on ff. 33-34 are dated 'Jan. 1866'.

Hymn-tunes and anthems,

  • NLW MS 22111D.
  • File
  • [19 cent., first half].

Tune book, first half of the nineteenth century, containing hymn-tunes and anthems together with notes on the rudiments of music.

Hymn-tunes and anthems,

  • NLW MS 22118A.
  • File
  • [mid 19 cent.].

Tune book, mid nineteenth century, containing hymn-tunes and anthems.

Hymn-tunes, &c.

  • NLW MS 13945A.
  • File
  • [c. 1828]

A tune-book, [c. 1828], containing hymn-tunes, psalm-tunes and anthems in the hand of Hugh Williams, whose name occurs inside front cover.

Williams, Hugh, active 1828

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 Richard Jones Phillips, 1821 (f. 6). The volume belonged to John Phillips of Penrallt kibier [Pen yr Allt Ceibwr, p. St Dogmael's, Pembrokeshire] (inside rear cover). Two tunes - Pleasant Morning and New Durham - are accompanied by Welsh words (ff. 6v-8).
The source of one tune is noted as 'David Morgan's Book 1820' (f. 3v), and the authorship of two tunes - Abergeleu and Wonderful - is ascribed to the same individual, 1820 (ff. 16v, 18v, 19v). David Morgan may possibly be identified as Dafydd Siencyn Morgan (1752-1844), the Cardiganshire precentor and composer.

Edwards Maesgwynne, John Phillips and Richard Jones Phillips.

Llyfr canu David Thomas,

  • NLW MS 12085A.
  • File
  • [1843x1900] /

A tune and song book in the hand of David Thomas, miller, of Pentrefoelas, co. Denbigh, previously of Felin Pandy, Penmachno, co. Caernarvon. Bound in at the beginning of the volume is Rheolau Cymdeithas Gantorawl Cerrig y-druidion . . . a sefydlwyd Chwefror 28, 1838.

Thomas, David, 1823-1914

Llyfr cerddoriaeth John Lewis,

  • NLW MS 9504A.
  • File
  • [1869].

A manuscript book of hymn-tunes and anthems owned by John Lewis, Pont Twelly Stores, Llandysul, Cardiganshire, 1869. The titles include 'O na bawn i fel Efe'; 'Llawen Floeddiwch'; 'Caned Preswylwyr y Graig'; 'Dyrchaf fy llygaid'' 'Mola di'r Arglwydd o Seion'; 'Myned i Fynu'; 'Beth wyliedydd am y nos?'; 'Y Gwlithyn'; and 'Y fordaith'.

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8168A
  • File
  • [c. 1824]

A hymn-tune book, containing tunes by English composers, which was the property of Isaac Price, Builth, 1824.

Price, Isaac, Builth

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8077A
  • File
  • [Mid 19 cent.]

The tune book of John Thomas containing hymn-tunes and anthems popular in the mid-19th century. Some of the titles are ornamented.

Thomas, John

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8068A
  • File
  • c. 1821-1850

The tune book of John Lloyd, precentor of Hyfrydle Chapel, Holyhead, c. 1821-1850, maternal uncle of John Roberts ('Ieuan Gwyllt'), who has inserted his tune 'The Happy Land', on pp. 237-238.

Lloyd, John, Holyhead

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8064B
  • File
  • c. 1840

The tune book of David Lewis (? of Bryncrug, Merioneth), c. 1840.

Lewis, David, of Bryncrug?

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8166A
  • File
  • [19 cent.]

The tune book of Benjamin Price, containing hymn-tunes, anthems and glees by Thomas Williams ('Hafrenydd'), Llanidloes, R[ichard] Mills ['Rhydderch Hael'], Morris Davies, D. Thomas and others.

Price, Benjamin

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8067A
  • File
  • [19 cent.]

The tune book of Owen Jones, Denbigh Street, Llanrwst.

Jones, Owen, Llanrwst

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8065A
  • File
  • 1828

A volume of hymn-tunes, chants and anthems compiled by Owen Williams, Caerdegog Uchaf, Cemais, Anglesey, 1828.

Williams, Owen, Caerdegog Uchaf, Cemais, Anglesey

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8171A
  • File
  • [1817] x [1821]

A book of hymn-tunes and psalm-tunes belonging to Morgan Price, boot- and shoe-maker, Llangamarch, 1821, containing a miscellaneous collection of tunes, notes of preachers and their texts at Gwarwydd, 27-8 August 1817, and English and Welsh versions of an African hymn.

Price, Morgan, Llangamarch

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8111A
  • File
  • [19 cent.]

A collection of hymn-tunes, anthems and miscellaneous songs compiled apparently in the Llanbrynmair district. The tunes are mostly anonymous but there are items ascribed to the Reverend J[ohn] D[avid] Edwards, John Ashton, Trefeglwys, W[illiam] Owen [Prysgol], J[oseph] D[avid] Jones, 1851, and D. P. Price, Cazenovia.

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