Tune Resources

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Moon Clouds
1000 air du
Quebec ...
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A gigantic book of Quebecois/French Canadian trad tunes - released in 2020

Space Supernova
Malin Makes Music
Original Tunes
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Written and compiled by Malin, a piper, fiddler, & small pipes maker from the

Isle of Skye

Stars at Night
Contemporary
NE Irish Tunebook
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Rowan Leslie compiled this book of more-recent tunes + introduces you to their composers

Pink Sky
A massive list of
tune books
Sheet Music

Compiled by Charlie Seelig

Get ready to fill up your

tune book library reeeal fast :)

Stars
The Waltz
Books
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Bill Matthiesen is up to 4 at this point. This is a pretty standard collection to have

Abstract Paint
The Portland
Collection
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This collection of tunes is a

go-to for musicians learning contra/trad tunes

Star Formation
Hal
Leonard
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"The world's largest source for music publications"

Tune Book

This Part of the World

by Rachel Bell

As of April 2nd, 2021, you can pre-order this new tune book by the brilliant multi-instrumentalist, Rachel Bell! Within it's pages, you'll find 80 original tunes (reels, jigs, mazurkas, bourées, and more!)

Orders will ship around June 1st, 2021.

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Pre-Order Now!

Trad Practice Book

Best Practice:

Inspiration and Ideas for Trad Musicians

Written and created by Judy Minot, this book is full of practical and useful advice for adult, self-taught trad musicians. Learn how to make practicing a joy & how to work more efficiently and progress faster.

Click below to get your copy today!

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Available Now!

New Tune Book

Tunes Collected II 

by Liz Carroll

Presenting Liz Carroll's most recent collection of original tunes - you'll find sixty jigs, reels, marches, hornpipes and strathspeys  (some unrecorded), photos, manuscripts, tune tales, and more within these pages

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Available Now!

Tune Book

Last Leaf

by Danish String Quartet

Maybe you're looking for a tunebook of  trad/original tune arrangements for a few instruments -- look no further than "Last Leaf." You'll find an assortment of brilliant Nordic trad/O.G. tunes for 4 parts

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Available Now!

tunebook

Orginal Tunes

by Rodney Miller

Rodney Miller, the esteemed fiddler and tune writer, has created a new tune book full of original tunes + accompanying recordings.

After completing a gofundme fundraiser, the book is finally ready for purchase. Woohoo!

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Available Now!

Tune Book

The Cassel Collection

by Hanneke Cassel

Featuring 36 original tunes from Hanneke Cassel's first three albums, this tunebook is a must-have for Hanneke-fans! Plus you'll find basic chords to accompany the tunes!

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Available Now!

Tune Book

Swedish Fiddle Tunes

by Rowan Piggot

This tune book is perfect for those looking to immerse themselves in Swedish tunes -- whether they're new to the genre or a seasoned Swedish tune player!

Note - To order internationally, use Amazon

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Available Now!

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Trad Celtic/Misc.

The

Session

Find tunes, find sessions, join discussions, discover tune history, find track listings for recordings, & more!

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Resources

SPUDS 

Tunes

Welcome to the virtual repertoire of SPUDS, Philadelphia's contra dance pick-up band. I've been using this resource since I was a teen....

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Resources

TUNE SUPPLY-

Session Notes

To accompany the Virtual Sessions hosted by Tune Supply, here is a resource for tunes, leaders, themes, and dates w/ links to OG broadcasts

Sheet Music
Resources

A list compiled by

Charlie Seelig

Not to be redundant, but just to cover even more bases, this magnificent compilation of tune resources is excellent

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Irish

Irish Traditional

Music Archive

A digital archive FULL of recordings, books, manuscripts, and images. It's packed with information and I imagine it's taken a LOT of work to compile!

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balfolk

A few balfolk tunes-

Sheffield Eurosession

Sheffield Eurosession, which has now moved their welcoming session onto Zoom, has a few regularly-played -unes listed on their website!

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folk

Folk Tune

Finder

Created and maintained by Joe Wass, all you have to do is type in a few notes, a title, or just browse by key.

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Quebecois

Espace

Parallèle

Discover all sorts of French Canadian tune and song books!

Such a cool resource :)

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Resources

CDSS

store

You'll find a very wide selection of tune books on their site for purchase. During your search, you can also narrow it down to preferred folk genre!

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Quebecois

Identitairs

Quebecois

A boatload of  popular Quebecois tunes can be found on this site - including midi files if you prefer to learn by ear!

Accordion Outdoors
Trad

MFC Tune

Resources

Peruse each year's tunes from the last  10+ years - you'll find sheet music and recordings from lots of traditions!

Classic Violin
Trad

Music

Hub

A website for those who write tunes in the Scottish trad style to publish their music! So cool!

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Trad

Lisa Ornstein's list of Quebecois resources

Look here to broaden your Quebecois tune repetoire, find trad camps, dances, organizations and more!

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Resources

Quebecois Sheet Music - Google Drive

A large folder of  sheet music for popular Quebecois tunes, compiled by Steve Fry