Ned Pugh's Grand Daughter

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X:1 T:Ned Pugh's grand daughter T:Wyres Ned Puw M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:”Amoroso” B:Edward Jones – Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards (1784, p.125) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Gmin (G>^F)G>A|B>AB>c|d>B A>G|A3D|G>^FG>A|B>AB>c| d>Bc>e|[B4d4]]::(B>A)B>d|(c>B)c>e|(B>A)B>c|[^F4A4d4]| (G>^F)G>A|(B>A)B>c|d>B TA>G|G4:| P:Con Spirito M:3/8 L:1/8 def|cde|dBB|B2B|GAB|AFF|F3:| |:{CFA}(c>d)c/d/|cAF|B>dc/e/|Td2c|Bdf|egf|e/d/c/B/c/A/|B3!fermata!:|]



NED PUGH'S GRAND-DAUGHTER. AKA - "Fair Ellen Pugh," "Wyres Ned Puw." Welsh, Air (2/4 and 3/8 time). G Minor. Standard tuning (fiddle). In 1845 John Thomas wrote words to the air, for a song called "Fair Ellen Pugh.," printed in his Y CXamiedydd Cymreig/The Cambrian Minstrel. The composer Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) set the air "Wyres Ned Puw" in 1804 as one of his English and Welsh song settings (Hob. Xxxib:19).

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Edward Jones (Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards), 1784; p. 125. Rev. W. Bingley (Sixty of the Most Admired Welsh Airs), 1810; No. 24.

Recorded sources: -GP286/1, Twm Twp - "Naid tros afon" (2005). Ar Log - "Meillionen" (1983).



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