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Welsh music history =

Hanes cerddoriaeth Cymru.

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Published by University of Wales Press in Cardiff .
Written in English


Edition Notes

English and Welsh text.

Other titlesHanes cerddoriaeth Cymru.
Statementeditor: Sally Harper ; Welsh language editor: Wyn Thomas.
ContributionsHarper, Sally., Thomas, Wyn.
The Physical Object
Pagination216p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18717671M

Welsh music has a quality that sets it apart from its Celtic and Anglo-Saxon neighbours. Though the Welsh speak a Celtic tongue they are predominantly of an older, pre-Celtic, Iberian blood stock – a people of short stature, with dark hair and a melancholic disposition. No music in Britain is older, deeper in its roots than theirs. Contents List of Illustrations vii Acknowledgements xi Abbreviations xiii A Note on Welsh Pronunciation xvii Introduction 1 Part I: Th e Sources and Practice of Medieval Cerdd Dant 1 Cerdd Dant: Th e Codifi cation of a Welsh Musical Craft 7 2 Harp and Crwth in Early Medieval Wales 27 3 Th e Players of Cerdd Dant and their Social Code 37 4 Gathering the Documentation of Cerdd Dant 65 5 Th e.


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