Folk music

Folk music, a guide to archives and websites

See also: World Music

Subject categories on this page
  1. Sound archives, libraries and websites

Folk music of England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and America.

Folk Music Homepage
A guide to folk music on the internet.

Georgian folk music, traditional music.

A database of blues and folk songs.

Smithsonian Intsitute folk recordings

Sound archives, libraries and websites *

American Library of Congress. American Memory,
a gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the history and culture of the United States. The site includes a massive collection of traditional music recordings, song manuscripts and musical scores.

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads

Folk Music Festivals in the UK

Vaughan Williams Memorial Library
The library and archive of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. It hosts a number of the library’s indexes to manuscript collections, together with the Roud Folk Song Index.

English folk and traditional music on the Internet
A guide to Internet resources on English folk music (traditional music, song and dance in England).

The Folklore Society, London
The Folklore Society (FLS) is a learned society, based in London, devoted to the study of all aspects of folklore and tradition, including: ballads, myths, legends and traditional song and dance.

The Grainger Museum, Melbourne
The Grainger Museum is the public face of an internationally significant archive and artifact collection numbering in excess of 100,000 items.

Morris Dancing pages from UK Folk Music

Morris Dancing, English Folk Songs, Customs & Traditions

The Morris Dancing Web Site

British Library Sound Archives
World and traditional music.

Country Dance and Song Society
Celebrating a Living Tradition of English and Anglo-American Folk Dance and Music since 1915.

Irish Traditional Music Archive