Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards : preserved by tradition, and authentic manuscripts, from remote antiquity : never before published : to the tunes are added variations for the harp, harpsichord, violin, or flute : with a choice collecton of the pennillion, epigrammatic stanzas, or, native pastoral sonnets of Wales, with English translations : likewise a history of the bards from the earliest period to the present time : and an account of their music, poetry, and musical instruments, with a delineation of the latter / dedicated, by permission, to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, by Edward Jones, of Henblas, Llandderfel, Merionethihire.
- London : Printed for the author, and to be had of him, at No. 9, Princes-Street, Hanover-Square. Likewise may be had a book of sonatas, &c. composed by the same author, 1784.
- Physical Description:
- , 78 p.,  leaf of plates : ill. ; 33 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsM1742.A2 J77 1784+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Arranged for keyboard instrument or harp, many pieces with figured bass.
Frontispiece engraving by Charles Hall and Samuel Middiman; after Philippe-Jacques de Loutherbourg.
A 2nd vol. was published in 1802 under title: The bardic museum; and a 3rd, in 1820, under the title: Hên ganiadau cymru.--Cf. New Grove.
Versos of title page & dedication blank.
English short title catalogue, T115800
New Grove, v. 14, p. 658
List of subscribers follows dedication.
- Subject Terms:
- Bards and bardism -- Early works to 1800.Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.Music -- Wales -- Early works to 1800.Musical instruments -- Wales -- Early works to 1800.Welsh poetry -- Early works to 1800.
- Engravings -- 1784.
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Jones, Edward, 1752-1824, Musical and poetical relicks of the Welsh bards , 1784