El Rincón de las partituras
Sitio para el intercambio de partituras de musica tradicional y popular. Hay además 400 partituras en PDF de repertorio de gaita Navarra listas para bajar.
Light Folksongs from East Europe
Very nice! A coupla dozen (and growing) collection of folksongs, standard notation gifs, some midi play-along. Most are at least four parts (violin, viola, cello, and piano).
A TRADITIONAL MUSIC LIBRARY
More than one thousand pieces with free sheet music +midis -- Traditional & Folk Music Resources, Sheet Music, MIDIS, Lyrics
Virtual Band Bluegrass Method
Find unpublished, FREE bluegrass sheet music and tablature for the guitar, mandolin, banjo, dobro, bass and fiddle. You will also find a variety of the finest materials to sharpen your musicianship and help you develop your own personal style.
Hungarian Sheet Music!
Morad's Music Site
Find Kurdish MIDI files, MP3 files and Music Sheets.
The Roland White Band
Bluegrass mandolin! Offers to email you 5 bluegrass mandolin tabs you can read with TabWrite (which you can download here).
Banjo Tabs and Bluegrass Information
From here, you can join a banjo tab list and/or a discussion list. Click the buttons to the Main menu, and you'll find several selections of banjo tabs -- including licks, runs, and other goodies.
The Renaissance Music Page
Many MIDI's, many GIF's. Many dances, anello's pavans, almans, etc.
Tremendous mandolin site. Lots of lessons, theory, techniques, and tabs. Also offers a "tune of the month" in standard notation. Loaded with mandolin information.
Australian Bush Music and Dance
I bet you don't know what "WongaWilli" style sounds like! Some neat Bush Tunes. "The aim of the Wongawilli Band & Wongawilli Colonial Dance Club Inc. is to preserve, promote and perform Australia's tradition and heritage of music, song, dance, poetry and yarnspinning."
The Folk Rag
"An Independent monthly Folk newsletter which covers the Brisbane Metropolitan Area" Nice oneline magazine that includes a GIF of the "Tune of the Month"!
Roger Clarke's Waltzing Matilda
Waltzing Matilda. That's it ... but it is EVERYTHING there is to know about Waltzing Matilda. A lot of fun!
Stacy Phillips Dobro & Fiddle Page
"I play Dobro and violin and have written many books on various aspects of these instruments. If you surf through my page you'll find out something about them, my instructional videos, upcoming performances and even lesson samples on each instrument"
Eric Foxley's Searchable Music Database
"We maintain a database of over 1000 traditional British related folk dance tunes. All are stored using the Nottingham ASCII format. They arose from an original core forming the repertoire of Freds Folks Ceilidh Band. The music is now available as PDF files. "
"Historical Celtic, English and American Tunes``Hammered Dulcimer Friendly and also playable on fiddle, mandolin, tinwhistle, recorder, flute, etc. ``Downloadable as sheet music GIF files or as MIDI files"
Richard's Web Tunesearch
Wow! What a complete and capable tune searching tool! If you're looking for folk or ethnic tunes, this is the place!
Folk and Traditional Music and Popular Songs, with Lyrics, Midi, Tune Information and History ``behind the folksongs and ballads. Irish, British and American Folk Music``including Francis J. Child Ballads and Sea Shanties.
Traditional French music in ABC and image format. Treble clef -- and I believe there are accordian pieces here.
Ethnic Fusion Sound - Rikhi Hambra
Alchemy of Modern and ancient Ethnic music styles. CDs reviews, free downloads and scores, newsletters, and more.
Autoharp and mountain dulcimer music from this folk group. Find tab for dulcimer and autoharp as well as MIDI's of the tunes.
Dulcimer Player's News
Website for the magazine for hammered dulcimer and mountain dulcimer folk. Many articles from past issues online.
African-American Sheet Music: 1850-1920
A national treasure hosted by Brown University. "This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period."
"Richard Hefner’s instructional site for banjo, folk guitar, and ukulele. The site contains hundreds of pages of tablature and tutorials as well as the ezFolk Link Directory, with links to over 1750 music sites!"
Scandinavian Old Time Fiddle Society
We are a non-profit society that loans fiddles to young people,on long term loan and promotes scandinavian folk music.
The Israeli Jewish Yiddish Hebrew Folk Cultural Music Midi Free Library
Loads and loads of Jewish MIDI files -- Religious, folk, dance, klezmer, movies, musicals, plays, dramas, holidays, and more. Use a MIDI-to-standard notation software package like The Notation Machine to convert the MIDI files to standard musical notation.
A nice collection of Italian folk music jpg files!
Tunes Learned from the Fairies
Five tunes in ABC format said to have been learned in Shetland from the fairies
American Colonial and Civil War Fife Tunes
More than 100 fife tunes in ABC format from American colonial and Civil war times.
Scales and Modes in Scottish Traditional Music
Large text file discussing use of modes in Scottish music, very interesting stuff. Lots of ABC tunes and samples illustrating the discussion.
James Aird's tune collection,
All 200 tunes from volume 1 of James Aird's tune collection, originally published in 1782. Tunes are in an ABC file.
Simple Gifts Mandolin Tablature
Lots of popular bluegrass and folk tunes in MIDI and mandolin tablature. Also an article on reading mandolin tab and links.
Folkdance & MIDI Archive
This one's a little different -- lots of folkdance info -- costumes, dances, descriptions, plus loads of folkdance MIDI's, instruments, history, and more.
Jerry Rockwell's Mountain Dulcimer Page
Includes tuning instructions, music and tablature, articles about playing techniques, classes, and catalog of tunebooks, recordings, and dulcimers.
Tindle Music Company: Mountain Dulcimer Music
Nice free tablature for beginners through intermediate dulcimer players.
Mandolin Tablature and Chords. Spiritual tunes, classical, folk -- even tablature for the bandurria!
Loads of guitar lyrics and chords for beaucoup country artists and songs.
Sheet Music from Canada's Past
Wow! "National Library's Canadiana sheet music collection has grown to become the most comprehensive in the country, and includes over 20 000 patriotic and parlour songs, piano pieces, sacred music and novelty numbers, some dating back to the 1700s. Besides the expected Canadian imprints, it includes music by Canadians or about Canada published anywhere in the world."
Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads
From the University of Oxford: "The Bodleian Library has unparalleled holdings of over 30,000 ballads in several major collections. The original printed materials range from the 16th- to the 20th-Century. The Broadside Ballads project makes the digitised copies of the sheets and ballads available to the research community."
The Didgeridoo Web
Make your own, how to play, origin, history -- and anydidgeridoo else you can think of!
free folklore sheet music
Here you find free folklore sheet musik.``You may read and load down folklore music.
Arabic Musical Scores
Free Arabic sheetmusic. Folk and tradional songs. Purchase musical scores and music books.
All Tabs Music Tablature
All Tabs Music Tablature provides a free source of music``tablatures and midi sound files for 5-string banjo, guitar,``mandolin, fiddle, bass, tenor banjo, dobro, and dulcimer.``There are no membership requirements, and all downloads``are free.
yiddish song archive
Yiddish folk songs -- Klezmer, too. Here you will find over 100 PDF sheetmusic files to download. Lead sheet format with complete lyrics. I also am a performer of these songs and am very willing to help people learn more about the yiddish language. A forum is also available where visiters can post request..etc.
Great dulcimer site; tablature, discussion groups, marketplace, articles, beginner's stuff. Good resource!
Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Nursery Rhymes of all Nations
Nicely done and well organized; lyrics and some sheet music.
Neat site! Native American songs and dances!
Deep Down Productions
Deep Down Productions has the best world music from folk traditions around the globe. From Armenia to Mongolia, from Brazil to the Balkans, From New England Fiddle to Gamelan and the Bulgarian Kaval, we have it all! DDP offers on-line CD sales recordings services, music production,and digital editing.
Arranged Folksongs For Free of Koen Dejonghe
You can search for arrangements of folksongs in different styles and instrumental combinations. Listen to it in Midi and MP3 and print it for free with Scorch plug-in. I've written a new National Anthem for the Netherlands, a Russian tango,a Christmassong,a Drinking song,an orchestral arrangement of Simi Jadech etc. Regular new works!
El Rincón Musical Peruano
Partituras de musica peruana. Musical scores of folk peruvian music