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MOCK NIGHTINGALE, THE (Dynwared yr Eos). Welsh, Air (whole time). A Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). AB. The minor-key tune appears in the late 1742 edition of John Parry's (“Blind Parry” or Parri Ddall 1710-1782), collection Antient British Music, or a Collection of tunes never before published, which are retained by the Cambro-Britons (more particularly in North Wales), and supposed by the learned to be the Remains of the music of the Antient Druids so much famed in Roman History. It was reprinted in the 1781 edition of his book, which was retitled British Harmony Being a Collection of Antient Welsh Airs.

John Parry, Parri Ddall



Source for notated version:

Printed sources: Edward Jones (Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards), 1784; p. 133.

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