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Emyn-donau,

A volume entitled 'Casgliad o Donau Cymreig', being selections of Welsh hymn-tunes and words extracted from various printed sources and pasted into the volume by Philip Thomas and intended for submission for competition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Corwen, 1919, under the pseudonym 'Philos'.

Philip Thomas.

Emyn-donau,

A volume entitled 'Casgliad o Donau Cymreig', being selections of Welsh hymn-tunes and words extracted from various printed sources and pasted into the volume by Philip Thomas and intended for submission for competition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Corwen, 1919, under the pseudonym 'Brysiog'.

Philip Thomas.

Llyfr salmdonau,

  • NLW MS 8076A.
  • File
  • 1805.

A book of psalm-tunes and anthems compiled by Lewis Lewis, Gogerddan, 1805, containing works by Thomas Williams, Llanbadarn Fawr, Richard Thomas, D[avid] Harri[e]s, Edward Jones, John Williams [Dolgellau] and J[ohn] Ellis.

Lewis, Lewis, Gogerddan.

Llyfr tonau

  • NLW MS 8172A
  • File
  • 1833

A book of psalm-tunes, hymn-tunes and anthems belonging to Rees [Rhys] Price, Builth, 1833.

Price, R. (Rhys), 1807-1869

Llyfr tonau

A book of hymn-tunes and psalm-tunes compiled by Thomas Jones, Newhavren at the age of twenty ('Thomas Jones pia fi/a dig a fydd os dygir fi'). It contains tunes by Isaac Williams, Aberaeron, William Jones and Richard Roberts, Llandrygarn, arrangements by David Hughes ['Cristiolus Môn'], Bodedeyrn, an 'Anthem Gron - Ple mae'r Iesu', and a large number of unsigned tunes.

Llyfr tonau

The tune book of Edward Humphreys, Dolbadarn, Llanberis, containing hymn-tunes, psalm-tunes and anthems by J[ohn] Ellis, Llanrwst, E[dward] Humphreys, 1854, John Owen, Chester ('Owain Alaw') and William Owen, Prysgol. The music by 'Owain Alaw' includes the 'Magnificat' and 'Nunc Dimittis' which he composed for the Llanberis church choir in June 1852, and another 'Magnificat' in 1859.

Humphreys, Edward, Dolbadarn, Llanberis

Llyfrau tonau

Three music books bought by Isaac Williams 'of Mr. Parry, Relieving Officer, Dolgellau, Sept. 1903' and bound together into a single volume. They contain hymn-tunes, anthems and psalm-tunes, mainly by John Williams, Dolgellau, with a few tunes by R[ichard] Mills ['Rhydderch Hael'], one by I. R. Ellis, Dolgellau, 1841, and traditional and anonymous tunes; a poem entitled 'Amgylchiadau Marwolaeth Crist', an 'englyn' ('Y Farchnad Ysprydol'), 'englynion' by 'Shion Rhydderch', three hymns ('Mae'r gwaed a redodd ar y Groes', 7 stanzas, and 'Wrth edrych ar y sail', 4 stanzas, 'Ni'm diystyrir gan fy Nuw', 1 stanza), and a recipe for a cough.

Melus-seiniau Cymru

'Melus-seiniau Cymru', a collection by John Jenkins, [1817]-[1820], with additions to about 1825 (watermarks 1805, 1813 in the fly-leaves), of Welsh tunes, most with the Welsh lyrics added.
The volume is divided into several sections, consisting of 60 psalms and hymns (ff. 2-26, 151-178), 40 hymn-tunes (ff. 28-48), 58 elegies, carols and moral songs (ff. 50-96) and 67 songs on various themes including military and romance (ff. 100-149, 179-190).

Jenkins, John, 1770-1829

Per-seiniau Cymru

'Per-seiniau Cymru', a collection by John Jenkins, [1824]-[1825] (watermarks 1814, 1820), of Welsh tunes 'cyfaddas i Destunau difrifol' ('suitable for serious subjects') (f. 1).
The volume contains 101 tunes, 52 of which are copied from Melus-seiniau Cymru (NLW MS 1940iA). Nos 1-47 (ff. 3-48) and No. 56 (ff. 56 verso-57) have the Welsh lyrics added. A list of contents is on ff. 1 verso-2 verso.

Jenkins, John, 1770-1829

Cyfansoddiadau cerddorol David Hughes ('Cristiolus Môn'),

  • NLW ex 2439.
  • file
  • 1838-1866.

Llyfrau tonau David Hughes, ysgolfeistr a cherddor, a anwyd yn Llangristiolus, Môn, yn cynnwys emyn-donau, salm-donau ac anthemau ganddo, ynghyd â llythyr o werthfawrogiad, 1866, o Efrog Newydd, yn gofyn iddo anfon 'dwsin neu ddau ddwsin' o’i gyhoeddiad Yr Atthraw Cerddorol (1951). = Tune-books of David Hughes, scoolmaster and musician, born in Llangristiolus, Anglesea, containing hymn-tunes, psalm tunes and anthems by him, together with a letter of appreciation, 1866, from New York, asking for further copies of his publication Yr Atthraw Cerddorol (1951).

Hughes, David, 1810-1881.