Here are links to a number of websites relating either directly or indirectly to folk song. The Welsh Folk-Song Society accepts no responsibility for the content or accuracy of any of these websites.

Welsh Links

Ann Griffiths Website


Cronfa Baledi: Computerised Index to Printed Ballads of the 18th Century

Cymdeithas Cerdd Dant Cymru


Gathering the Jewels

A Historical Corpus of the Welsh Language 1500–1850 (Cambridge University)

National Eisteddfod of Wales

National Library of Wales

S4C (The Welsh language television channel


School of Music, Bangor University

St Fagans National History Museum

TRAC: Folk Development Organisation for Wales

Tŷ Cerdd: Music Centre Wales

Welsh Bagpipes

Welsh Ballads Website

Welsh Biography Online (WBO)

Welsh Hymn Society

Welsh Journals Online

Welsh National Folk Dance Society

General Links

American Folklife Center

Bodleian Library Broadside Ballads (Oxford University)

British Library

California State University, Fresno: Folklore

Deutsches Volksliedarchiv (DVA)

English Ballad Archive, 1500–1800 (University of California at Santa Barbara)

English Folk Dance and Song Society

The Folklore Society

Folk Music of England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and America (Contemplator)


Gallery Music

Glasgow Broadside Ballads (Glasgow University)

International Ballad Commission (KfV)

Internet Resources: Traditional Folk Song (SRFN)

Irish Traditional Music Archive

The Max Hunter Folk Song Collection

MUNFLA (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

North American Folk Music & Dance Alliance

North East Folklore Archive (Aberdeenshire)

The Robin Hood Project (University of Rochester)

RISM Music Manuscripts Database

Sacred Harp & Related Shape-Note Music

Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

A Traditional Music Library

Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland


The Word on the Street (National Library of Scotland)