Chapter 1: The Oral Tradition Chapter 2: The Watershed Chapter 3: Manuscript to Print Chapter 4: Edward Jones and Traditional Airs Chapter 5: Seasonal Festivities Chapter 6: Carols, Ballads and the Anterliwt Chapter 7: The Early Collectors: Iolo Morganwg and Ifor Ceri Chapter 8: The Great Change Chapter 9: The Momentum Continues Chapter 10: J. Lloyd Williams and the Welsh Folk-Song Society Appendix 1: Cerdd Dant Appendix 2: Printed Music Collections by publication date
Phyllis Kinney has contributed numerous articles to journals and has published several recognised books in the field of Music. She, together with her husband, Meredydd Evans, were the subjects of a festschrift published by UWP in 1997 entitled Cynheiliaid y Gan.
"The traditional music of Wales is rich and multifaceted. This book, which has been written in a spirit of appreciation and respect, is a well deserved acknowledgement of the unique and influential role of that music in the shaping of the Welsh nation."--Wyn Thomas, Bangor University--Wyn Thomas