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Old trad dances of Wallonia (BE) in ABC and PDF


I recently created a website in order to publish the ABC-encoded music scores of different manuscripts of old traditional dance music of Wallonia (South of Belgium). The documents are available for free.

Enjoy !

Hanny Christen

Die Schweizer Volksmusik-Sammlung aus dem Nachlass von Hanny Christen. Eine umfassende Sammlung der Schweizer Tanzmusik zwischen 1830 und 1960. Ca. 12'000 Melodien aus dem 19. und 20. Jahrhundert aus allen Regionen der Schweiz gesammelt von der Volkskundlerin Hanny Christen (1899-1976). Mit der Herausgabe dieser Sammlung wird einer der grössten Volksmusikschätze des Alpenraumes der Öffentlichkeit zugänglich gemacht. (

Tune book printer working again!

The ABC tunebook printing utility, which used to have a formatting problem recently, is now working 100% once again!

Check it out on with your favourite tunebook from

Long server downtime

Apologies. Our server on has had a very long downtime today, lasting for a couple of hours. The provider is normally very reliable and quick, so they really must've had a problem. If it happens again, I'll have to search for a new one...

Irish Music -- '' Sliabh Luachra Music '',,

Irish Music -- '' Sliabh Luachra Music '',,

A Style of Music and even Fiddle Playing Style
From the Area of Co, Kerry In Ireland...

The right { Irish } way to play Kerry Polka's + Slide's

'' Hope this Helps ''
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Jackie Daly and Seamus Creagh Sullivan's, Britches Full of Stitches

Some Info on this Style of irish Music ,,


As there seems to be the need for some discussion, I have now installed a forum... ;-)
You can find it here!

The possibility of commenting tunes etc. will still be fully there.

Filters for Tunes & Events listings

Just implemented some filter possibilities for some listings, like

Makes layout less clear maybe, but should improve usability - feedback please! ;-)

Any requests? ;-)

Any wishes what I should post next? Please write! There's lots of stuff still on my hard disk waiting to be put online - quite a lot of sound and video recordings from Etno Histria '09, but also from other events.

So: don't be shy! Otherwise you might have to wait for ages till your personal favourite finally shows up here... don't say you haven't been warned!

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