O, mor ddymunol yw cael cwrdd

Author (stanzas 1-4): Robert Owen

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Author (stanza 5): Anonymous

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Text Information

First Line: O, mor ddymunol yw cael cwrdd
Author (stanzas 1-4): Robert Owen
Author (stanza 5): Anonymous
Language: Welsh

Tune

MELCOMBE (Webbe)

Also known as: ST. PHILIPS BENEDICTION GRANTON NAZARETH MELCOMBE was first used as an anonymous chant tune (with figured bass) in the Roman Catholic Mass and was published in 1782 in An Essay on the Church Plain Chant. It was first ascribed to Samuel Webbe (the elder; b. London, England, 1740; d.…

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