Welcome to Nigel Gatherer's Traditional Music Pages. The intention is to
provide a resource for lovers of all kinds of traditional and folk music.
I hope you find it useful - let me know
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The 19th century tune collections of James Kerr: tune histories,
alternative titles, background stories.
Tutorials and resources for many aspects of the mandolin.
An index of tunes from Bulmer and Sharpley's collections of Irish session
tunes, first published in the 1970s. Extensive notes giving alternative
titles, tune histories, and alternative settings.
An index of tunes from Breandán Breathnach's remarkable collections
of Irish music, including extensive notes giving alternative titles, tune
histories, and details about the musicians.
Over 300 tunes in ABC format. Mainly Scottish, but also Irish, American and
various tunes from around the world.
Biographies and discographies of some prominent Scots music performers,
from enigmatic fiddler James Scott Skinner to more modern folk singers
such as Hamish Imlach and Watt Nicol.
An index of some of the tunes in this popular fiddle collection,
originally published in the 1880s as Ryan's Mammoth Collection.
A listing of my small collection of Scottish records from 1908 to the
Tutorials and resources for many aspects of the tin whistle.