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Bangor University
Miscellaneous Collection of Tune Books (Llyfrau Pricio)

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS MLLPR

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Miscellaneous Collection of Tune Books (Llyfrau Pricio)

Short Title: Miscellaneous Collection of Tune Books (Llyfrau Pricio)

Creation date(s): 1820's-1860's

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 19 items

Name of creator(s): Miscellaneous persons

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: A tune book or a book of musical notation is known in Welsh as a Llyfr Pricio. This collection is a miscellaneous group of tune books collected by the Archives Department over the years from as far back as the 1930's.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Miscellaneous tune books: Llyfr pricio belonging to Samuel Lewis, Bolahaul, Eglwys Newydd, Carmarthen, of mostly religious tunes and collected around 1828 (reference number 5532); Llyfr pricio belonging to Thomas Morris, Cae Du, Llaniestyn, Anglesey of mostly religious tunes. Some later ones have the name John Thomas (reference number 5533); Llyfr pricio belonging to William Williams of mostly religious tunes but a few Welsh folk tunes (reference number 5534); Llyfr pricio belonging to Humphrey Jones, Penygraig of religious tunes (reference number 5535); Llyfr pricio consisting of the tunes of William Pugh, Harlech, John Williams and John Davies, Godre'r Parc (reference number 5536); Llyfr pricio belonging to E. Ylltyr Williams, Dolgellau (reference number 5537); Llyfr pricio belonging to Michael Jones, Cilcain, 1830 with tunes and anthems by Richard Mills, D.T. Williams, William Owen, Glanhafren, J. Ambrose Lloyd (reference number 7281); Llyfr pricio belonging to Thomas Jones, Tynllan, Llantrisant of folk tunes, carols and hymns (reference number 8534); Llyfr pricio belonging to John Evans, shoemaker of Bala (reference number 9780); Llyfr pricio of tunes and anthems, with the following inscriptions on the inside cover, "John Hughes, Llandrygarn 1826", "John J. Williams" and "Thomas J. Williams" (reference number 13954); Llyfr pricio belonging to Griffith Jones, Llanidloes containing tunes and a few anthems and psalms, 1838-1839 (reference number 15450); Llyfr pricio belonging to John Jones, Y Babell, of hymn tunes, psalms and anthems (reference number 15665); 2 Lyfr pricio containing tunes and anthems, belonging to Thomas Lewis, Cadoxton, 1857 and 1860 (reference numbers 18334-18335); Llyfr pricio of tunes and anthems belonging to Robert Parry of Fferam, Llantrisant, Anglesey (reference number 20642); 3 Llyfr pricio from Anglesey (reference number 34730-34732); Llyfr pricio once owned by Mary M. Edwards, Gwyndy, Dolgellau (reference number 35378).

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 5532-5537, 7281, 8534, 9780, 13954, 15450, 15665, 18334-18335, 20642, 34730-34732, 35378

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Item 13954 presented by Miss Mae E. Williams, U.S.A.
Item 15665 presented by Mr W.J. Lloyd, Bangor.
Items 34730-34732 presented by Rev. Dafydd Wyn Wiliam

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: The Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor also holds the Ellis Ylltyr Williams' Musical Manuscripts

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, June 2003.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Folk music | Wales | 19th century
Music | Wales | 19th century
Psalms (Music) | Wales | 19th century

Personal names
Williams , E. Ylltyr (Ellis Ylltyr) , 1835-1911

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