Below are links to various resources for and about Welsh classical music, including links to useful websites and books or journals; some of these are available openly online, others require Library access. If you have suggestions to add to this, please let us know.
Libraries & archives
|National Library of Wales||https://www.library.wales/|
|National Library of Wales: Welsh Music Archive||https://www.library.wales/collections/learn-more/archives/the-welsh-music-archive|
|Tŷ Cerdd Welsh Music Collection||https://www.tycerdd.org/welsh-music-collection|
|RWCMD Library catalogue||https://www.rwcmd.ac.uk/student-life/library|
|Bangor University Library||https://www.bangor.ac.uk/library/|
|Bangor University Archive||http://calmview.bangor.ac.uk/Calmview/|
|Cardiff University Library||https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/libraries|
|Cardiff University Special Collections Archive||https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/special-collections/explore|
|International Music Score Publishing Library||https://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page|
Other useful websites
|Adlais Music Publishers||http://www.adlaismusicpublishers.co.uk/|
|National Library of Wales: Welsh Traditional Music||https://www.library.wales/collections/learn-more/archives/the-welsh-music-archive/welsh-traditional-music|
|National Library of Wales: Archives of Welsh Composers||https://www.library.wales/collections/learn-more/archives/archives-of-welsh-composers|
|National Library of Wales: Encore! Music in Wales exhibition||https://www.webarchive.org.uk/wayback/archive/20080718084614/http://digidol.llgc.org.uk/METS/XCD00001/ardd?locale=en|
|Dictionary of Welsh Biography||https://biography.wales/|
Allsobrook, D. (1992) Music for Wales: Walford Davies and the National Council of Music, 1918-1941. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
ap Sion, P. & Thomas, W. (eds.) (2018) Cydymaith i Gerddoriaeth Cymru. Aberystwyth: Y Lolfa.
Brown, J. D. (1897) British Musical Biography. Birmingham: Stratton. [Available at: https://imslp.org/wiki/British_Musical_Biography_(Stratton,_Stephen_Samuel)]
Crossley-Holland, P. (ed.) (1948) Music in Wales. London: Hinrichsen Edition Ltd
Parrott, I. (ed.) (1980) The Story of the Guild for the Promotion of Welsh Music. Dyfed: Salesbury Press Ltd.
Smith, R. (ed.) (1981) The Seventh Catalogue of contemporary Welsh music. S.l.: Guild for the Promotion of Welsh Music.
Stephens, M. (ed.) (1979) The Arts in Wales 1950-75. Cardiff: Arts Council of Wales.
Williams, G. (1998) Valleys of Song: Music and Society in Wales 1840-1914. Cardiff: University of Wales Press
Articles & Journals
WELSH MUSIC HISTORY
Published by the Centre for Advanced Welsh Music Studies, Bangor University [Available at: https://journals.library.wales/browse/1175725/]
Published by the Welsh Music Guild, 1959-2009 [Available at: https://discover.library.wales/permalink/f/1norb00/44NLW_ALMA21767628630002419]
A selection of articles can be found here:
GROVE DICTIONARY OF MUSIC AND MUSICIANS (via subscription to Oxford Music Online)
Lewis, G., Davies, L. & Kinney, P. (2001) Wales. [Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.41108]