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Folk DirectoryThis publication is now in its 30th
year and has just appeared on the Net. The site contains thousands of phone,
fax, e-mail, web and snail mail contacts around the Scottish folk music scene. Also an Events section, updated weekly, covering Festivals, Clubs, Pubs and sessions
around Scotland, and listings of Performers and Services.
The Wighton Database of Scottish
National Music A database of Scottish national
music, which also has items of interest to the English, Irish and Welsh traditions.
Scotchsnap.com "Old Favourites and New Contemporary Scottish Sheet Music All Priced at Pennies a Page. Listen, View and Download Direct to your Printer."
Brooks Academy's SetDance.com siteBrooks Academy is a Dublin-based dance group that
offers Irish Set Dancing lessons. SetDance.Com provides extensive resources
on traditional Irish dance, music, and instructions.
Sing Out! magazineThe longest running folk music magazine in
FolkFolk, roots and world music site based in
North Derbyshire. Includes local events, venues and artists, together with
information of wider interest. Album reviews and lots of useful links are
Sailing the Sea (shanty's)http://andrew.draskoy.net/General
FolkSea shanty lyrics, links to lighhouses,
sailing tour guides, folk music, instruments, sound symposyom in St John's and
just about every thing you want to know on the sea, ships, music, and all kinds
of other wicked stuff.
of Scottish studies.http://www.pearl.arts.ed.ac.uk/Storytelling
and PoetryA collection of stories and ballads,
in Scots, Scots English and Gaelic. Sound files with texts.
Show of Hands - English Acoustic Duo http://www.showofhands.co.uk English FolkHome page for this English Acoustic
duo. These guys have been around for years and are easily the best exponents of
re-worked English folk song in Europe. Many glorious interpretations of traditional
material as well as stunning original material. I can think of no comparisons
for them, they are absolutely a one-off.
Sixteenth & Seventeenth Century Balladshttp://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/ballads/General
FolkA homepage for 16th and 17th century ballads.
Also covers the work of Thomas Ravenscroft and
and Smodoo's worldhttp://www.smickandsmodoo.com/Misc
Don't be put off by the name of this site. Lots of lovely "oldies but goodies" that are hard to find elsewhere, like Hello My
Baby, and Sixteen Tons, also a Folk page & a Country & Western page.
FolkA transcription of a wonderful collection
Society for the Preservation and Enhancement
of Barbershop Quartet Singing in Americahttp://www.spebsqsa.orgSocieties
Just like the title says. Everything Barbershop, including
a library of barbershop sheet music for sale.
South Riding Folk Network http://folk-network.comEnglish FolkGrass-roots
organisation promoting the Folk Arts in the South Yorkshire/North Derbyshire region
of the U.K. Comprehensive online Folk Arts Directory, publications etc.
South Yorkshire Folkhttp://www.syfolk.co.ukEnglish
FolkSouth Yorkshire Folk at www.syfolk.co.uk
provides listings of folk/acoustic music clubs, festivals and events in and
Yorkshire and excellent links to other North of England folk sites.
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