The Traditional Music Library

Library Of Congress – Notated Music

Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier: The Henry Reed Collection

Brown University Digital Repository



North Atlantic Tune List

English and French Folk Music – An Online Manuscript

Jewish Music Archive

Swiss Bb, Eb & C Sheet Music

Free Easy Sheet Music PDF’s – Violin, Viola & Cello

– Has sheet music with backing tracks.

Jazz & Blues: 

Blues/Jazz Sheet Music

– The Francesco Briotti site has 6 transcriptions on video of Blues/Jazz music by Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Don Grolnick and Michel Petrucciani. 

Straight forward, Treble Clef – perfect to play along with on the violin! 

How High The Moon

– Sarah Chou has a video transcription, all Treble Clef, of Stéphane Grappelli’s “How High The Moon”

After You’ve Gone Solo

– “After You’ve Gone”, violin solo transcription performed by Tim Kliphuis (Chris Kosides) 

Jim’s Roots & Blues

641 Fiddle Tunes – mostly Bluegrass & Old Time.  “A curated selection in standard printable notation with chords & YT videos.”  There is also a Song Library and extras. 

SCVFA – Santa Clara Valley Fiddlers Association

“Pete Showman’s Tune Collection” – over 200 tunes, mostly Old Time tunes & some Bluegrass, with printable sheet music and MIDI files.  ‘Slow Jam’ Tunes, ‘Early Beginner’ Tunes, too. 


Blue Rose – Karen Myers

– “Blue Rose” by Swedish fiddler Karen Myers, with over 2000 tunes!   

Henrik Norbeck’s ABC Tunes

– Another 434 Swedish tunes, 2638 Irish and 139 Misc tunes at – “Henrik Norbeck’s ABC Tunes”  

American Nyckelharpa Assoc

– Even if you’re not interested in the “American Nyckelharpa Assoc”here’s 31 written tunes perfect for the fiddle!

Music Finland – Composers and Repertoire

Celtic and more:

Video About the Comhaltas Archive  


– CTMA – Comhaltas Traditional Music Archive  

Wellington Archive

– Wellington Irish Sessions Tune Archive  

The Session

– Traditional Irish Tunes on The Session  

Ireland’s Music

 Ireland Information site – music archive, too. 

Pete Braccio’s Tunebooks

 Pete Braccio’s Session Tunebooks  

Top Sliabh Luachra Tunes – 40 Each Type 

 The Music of Sliabh Luachra  

Julia Clifford

 The Music of Julia Clifford  

Sliabh Luachra

– Friends of Sliabh Luachra 

Scartaglin Sliabh Luachra Archive

– Handed Down Scartaglin Sliabh Luachra Archive  

Irish Traditional Music

– Irish Traditional Music Tune Index – Alan Ng’s Tunography  

Cape Breton Fiddle Recordings

– Alan Snyder’s Cape Breton Fiddle Recording Index.  Click on each Album name to view the list of titled tracks recorded.  

Squirrels’ Nest Archive

– popular Jam tunes as well as some more obscure ones!  Irish, Québécois, Old Time & other Folk music. 

Scottish Tunes

– Taylor’s Traditional Scottish Tunebook 

The Traditional Tune Archive

– Semantic Index of North American, British and Irish (The Fiddler’s Companion) 

Scottish Country Dance Database

– Scottish Country Dance Database  – tunes & recordings 

Highland Music Trust

– Highland Music Trust – more free downloads 

Eric Allan, Scottish Music

– Eric Allan, Scottish Music – check out the free arrangements  

The Book of Scottish Song

– The Book of Scottish Song – an amazing archive of LYRICS ONLY (Wikisource) 

Henrik Norbeck’s ABC Tunes

– Henrik Norbeck’s ABC Tunes – 2638 Irish tunes, as well as Swedish and others. 

Old Time Fiddle Tunes

– Pennsylvania State University has many Celtic, Canadian, and New England Reels, Jigs, Polkas, Hornpipes, Airs, etc…

Free Video Music Scores to Play Along With

YouTube Video Sheet Music Channels 

Fiddle Castro Playlists

– Fabulous selection (over 1,500) of Celtic, Oldtime, Galician, Québécois/Canadian, and Klezmer!

Peter Edvinsson Easy Video Sheet Music – Playlists For Violin, Viola & Cello

– These are companion video scores for the “Free Easy Sheet Music PDF’s” link, plus some original compositions. 

Quinone Bob – Classical Video Scores

– More than 300 video scores of lesser known (to the West) Classical pieces.  Search ‘strings’, ‘violin’, ‘viola’, or ‘cello’ to narrow selection. 

Gamma1734 – Video Score Playlists

– Over 1000 video piano scores by 350 obscure Classical Composers to explore, plus tips to finding music at IMSLP. 

huakinthoi – Classical Video Scores

– Quite a few great Classical pieces for Violin & Cello here – some French and lesser known Composers, too. 

fyrexianoff – Classical Video Scores

– Many Violin, Viola, Cello and String Quartet pieces from lesser known Classical Modern Composers.

Henri Vieuxtemps Video Scores

– HUGE collection of Violin ConcertosConcertinos and some Movie scores for Students on up!  Mostly from IMSLP.  Composers from all over the World – many I’ve never heard of before!  Early music up to modern.

olla-vogala – Playlists

– Classical 

Kholodenko Music Library

– 524 Classical pieces, some rare treasures in Ukraine’s Largest Free Library!  Mostly Violin, but some Viola, String Quartet & Chamber Ensemble.


– Some GREAT Baroque music here!

Virtual Sheet Music Video Score Collection Playlist

– 128 Classical & CHRISTMAS scores. 

How To Practice Violin, Viola and Cello

Andrew Weaver Violin Sheet Music Playlist

– 132 Easy to play, Popular Artists!

ACT Bortolucci Playlists

– Popular, ANIME/Videogame scores for Violin, and Viola & Cello.  

Free Sheet Music PDF – Playlists

– Popular – Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Lorde, Miley Cyrus, and many more I’ve never heard of. 

Cuicamatini Video Sheet Music

– Mexican Classical.

Fragherrnmaurer Play-along Video/Tutorials Playlists

– Excellent Classical Violin selection, some Jazz, Duets, Rock & Pop, a few VIOLA – with Beginner and Suzuki help. 

The Ceol Sean Master Index – Free Online Bagpipe Tune Sheet Music!

– Over 6800 Tunes!  Slow Airs/Laments, Lullabys & Slow Marches, Quick Marches & Quickstep, Reels, Hornpipes, Waltzes, Jigs, Strathspeys and Piobaireachds!