Series NLW MSS 327-338 - Llewelyn Alaw music manuscripts

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NLW MSS 327-338


Llewelyn Alaw music manuscripts


  • [19 cent.] (Creation)

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11 volumes.

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Archival history

The manuscripts were all formerly owned by Nicholas Bennett (1823-1899) of Glanyrafon, and were sold off after his death (see Catalogue of the Glanyrafon Library, etc., For Sale by Auction ... at the Victoria Hall, Newtown, Thursday, May 3rd, 1900, lots 196-200).

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Scope and content

Eleven volumes of music manuscripts of the harpist Thomas David Llewelyn (Llewelyn Alaw), Aberdare. The former NLW MS 328D has been added to NLW MS 337D and is now pp. 320-353 of that manuscript.

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Arranged according to NLW MSS reference numbers: NLW MSS 327D, 329-338.

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Language of material

  • English
  • Welsh

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Welsh, English.

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Finding aids

The manuscripts are catalogued in NLW, A Handlist of Music MSS (1934), pp. 85-94.

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Preferred citation: NLW MSS 327-338

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  • Text: NLW MSS 327-338.