Ffarwel Ednyfed Fychan

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X:1 T:Ffarwel Ednyfed Fychan T:Ednyfed Fychan’s Farewell M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air O:Welsh B:Edward Jones - ”A choice collection of 51 Welsh airs” (1863, p. 36) N:Edward Jones (1752-1824) advertised himself as "harper to his late Majesty N:King George the Fourth, when Prince of Wales." Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Eb (3Bcd|e2B2A2|TG3-F E2|F2B2A2|G2 FG E2|G>=AB2[A2c2]|[Bd][Ac][Bd][ce] [d2f2]| e2d2c2|B4::[Bd][ce]|[d3f3]-[eg] [c2e2]|d2 cd B2|e2 gfed|Tc4 d2| e2 e>fe>f|d2d>ed>e|c2 c>dc>d|cBcdec|TB4A2|G2e2G2| A3 B/A/ G2|F2E2D2|TE4 E2|F2A2G2|{G}F2E2D2|[G,4B,4E4]:|



FFARWEL EDNYFED FYCHAN (Ednyfed Fychan’s Farewell). Welsh, Air (3/4 time). E Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Fr. John Quinn finds a cognate (and derivative) melody in O'Neilll's Music of Ireland (1903, No. 548) as "Banquet (The)," with a first strain that has been "smoothed out", and reconstructed in the second strain to conform to an eight-bar format.


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Printed sources : - Edward Jones (A choice collection of 51 Welsh airs), 1863; p. 36.






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