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X:1 T:Mentra Gwen [2] M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Edward Jones – Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784, p. 71) F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Bb V:1 F|(B>d) ce|d>z (f>d|B)z (c>A|F2) zF|(B>d) ce|(d>c) B/c/d/=e/|[F3A3c3f3]:| |:[df]|([df]>[ce])[Bd][df]|[df][ce] z[Bd]|([Bd]>[Ac])[GB][Bd]|[Bd][Ac] zA|Bdec|AF ([c2e2]|d)f g<e|f<d (c>d)|B3:| V:2 clef = bass z|B,2A,2|B,>z B,2|B,,z F,2|F,,2 z2|D,2C,2|B,,2G,,2|[F,,3A,,3C,3F,3]:| |:z|F,2F,2|F,2z2|F,2F,2|F,2zE,|D,2C,2|F,2 z/F,/G,/A,/|B,2 [E,B,]z|[D,B,]z E,>F,|B,,3:|

MENTRA GWEN [2]. Welsh, Air (2/4 time). B Flat Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The melody also appears as the indicated tune for a song called "Mary Dear" (Hedydd Lon) in John Thomas's Y Camiedydd Cymreig/The Cambrian Minstrel (1845, p. 7).

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Printed sources : - Edward Jones (Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards), 1784; p. 71. John Thomas (Y Caniedydd Cymreig/The Cambrian Minstrel), 1845; p. 7.

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