The Songs of Wales (Richards, Brinley)

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Editor 4th edition
Brinley Richards
Publisher. Info. London: Boosey & Co., 1879.
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General Information

Work Title The Songs of Wales
Alternative. Title Caneuon Cymru. With English words by Sir Walter Scott, Mrs. Hemans, John Oxenford, Walter Maynard, Miss Hayes, &c. and Welsh words by Ceiroy Hughes
Composer Richards, Brinley
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBR 25
First Publication. 1873
Librettist Authors of English texts:
Miss M. S. Lawrence
Walter Scott
Felicia Hemans
John Oxenford
Walter Maynard
Maria X. Hayes (mainly translations from Welsh)
Francis Hastings Doyle
John Thomas (Ieaun Ddu), of Merthyr
Henry Davies
George Linley
Charles Kenney
Mrs Grant
Edward Gilbertson
A. P. Graves

Authors of Welsh texts:

John Ceiriog Hughes (1832-1887)
John Thomas (Ieaun Ddu), of Merthyr
T. Tudno Jones
Will Hopkin
Evan James
Language English ; Welsh
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice and piano; 4 voices, piano; voice, mixed chorus, piano

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Some tunes are taken from Jane Williams' (unpublished) Collection of Welsh Music (which gained a prize at the Abergavenny Eisteddfod of 1837). Some tunes are by John Parry (Bardd Alaw), and 2 are by Brinley Richards; 1 by James James.