Cainge Dafydd Brophwyd

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X:1 T:Cainge Dafydd Brophwyd T:Tune of David the Prophet, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Majestic" N:”A Sacred Theme.” N:”The above Subject was taken from a curious musical N:manuscript of the 11th(?) century and probably the Tune N:is of a much more ancient date.” N:8 variation sets follow the initial melody, below. B:Edward Jones – The Bardic Museum (1810, p. 70) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:C [c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|[c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|[c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|]D4G4B4d4] [G2B2d2]| [c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|[c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|[c2e2][G2d2][E2c2]|]D4G4B4d4] [G2B2d2]|| d2 e/f/g ef|g2f2e2|D2 d/e/f de|f2e2d2|

cded c2|BcdB G2|c2G2c2|c2G2[E2c2]:|


CAINGE DAFYDD BROPHWYD (Tune of David the Prophet, The). Welsh, Air (3/4 time). C Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The tune supposedly dates to the 11th century and was "deciphered from an ancient manuscript by Dr. [Edward] Jones."

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Jones (The Bardic Museum), 1810; p. 70.

Recorded sources: -



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