Digon o Grwth
Master of Crwth


Live and Recorded Performance on the Welsh Crwth
J. Marshall Bevil, Ph.D.
Musicologist and Historical-Revivalist Crythor
  • Live Performance - Plays, Poetry Readings, Other Theatrical
  •  Events; Lecture-Recitals for Schools,
                                            Cultural and Religious
    Organizations; Social Events; Concerts; & c.
  • Recorded Performance - Audio (tape, CD, other), Video
  • / DVD (commercial or instructional), and


    Dr. J. Marshall Bevil is a native of Houston, where he also currently lives. He is both a string music educator and a musicologist (B.Mus. with honors, Oklahoma Baptist University, 1970; M.Mus. - Musicology, University of North Texas, 1973; Ph.D. - Musicology, University of North Texas, 1984) with specialization in the history of bowed string instruments, oral-aural musical transmission, British and British-American folk music, and British academic music of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. His doctoral dissertation has been published by University Microfilms, International (UMI No. 8423854, "Dissertation Services"), and he has published post-doctoral studies in professional journals and presented papers in his areas of specialization at regional, national, and international academic convocations in both the United States and Great Britain. He also is the author of encyclopedia articles on John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Percy Aldridge Grainger; and he has published on the Internet. In addition to his peformance, pedagogic, and academic pursuits, he is a composer and arranger for string and vocal ensembles (publications on Sibelius.com, from December of 2004), and a forensic musicological consultant and expert witness  in copyright and intellectual property misappropriation disputes ( links:  1    2  ). 

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    ABSTRACT, "The Welsh Crwth, Its History, and Its Genealogy"  (M.Mus. thesis)  
    , "Some Observations Regarding Crwth Performance"
      (derivative paper)