TTA:Getting started/Recorded sources

Find traditional instrumental music

New Users
New to the Traditional Tune Archive?.

Adding tunes
The Tune input form

Tune book
The Tune input form

Recorded sources
The Tune input form

Tune Annotations
Anecdotes, provenance, examples of associated lyrics and miscellaneous information regarding a melody.

Typesetting Guidelines
A minimum set of quality guidelines for newly typeset works

Public domain material
Public Domain made simple

Theme Code Index
An alternative Search method


Separate fields are available to enter the

  1. name(s) of the primary musician(s) playing on the sound recording
  2. title of the recording. FIDELITY ALERT~ The recording entered should be the earliest one that has the title of the tune entry. There may be earlier recordings of the tune under different names, but the recording entered here must match the title of the tune entry. If a recording is already entered, and you have an earlier instance of a sound recording with the tune title, you may substitute so that the earliest verifiable recording is reached.
  3. record label and identification number of the recording (e.g. Rounder CD 0437, or Bluebird 89770)
  4. year of the recording