Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

A free online tune book of mostly Irish and Swedish traditional music. Sheet music and lyrics for more than 3000 tunes in ABC format, collected over more than 25 years by Henrik Norbeck, Stockholm, Sweden.

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2733 Irish Tunes

and related, e.g. Scottish

39 airs, 27 barn dances, 33 carolan tunes, 2 country dances, 42 highlands and flings, 159 hornpipes, 540 jigs, 43 marches, 17 mazurkas, 164 polkas, 1103 reels, 20 set dances, 139 slides and single jigs, 115 slip jigs and hop jigs, 33 slow airs, 214 songs, 27 strathspeys, 16 waltzes

448 Swedish Tunes

and related, e.g. other Scandinavian

gånglåtar, 4 hallingar, 43 jämna polskor, 24 polskor kort etta, 13 polskor lång etta, 6 ojämna polskor, 43 schottisar, 272 slängpolskor, 4 sånger, 38 valser

148 Other Tunes

Balkan, Breton, etc.

an dro, 6 bourrée, 1 buchimish, 4 cadaneasca, 5 frailach, 8 gavottes, 2 geampara, 6 hanter dro, 9 hora, 4 kolo, 4 kopanitsa, 27 miscellaneous, 10 muineiras, 3 paidushko horo, 6 rachenitsa, 7 ridée, 5 rond, 2 sandansko horo, 2 smeseno horo, 7 valse musette, 22 wayñu

My ABC tune book is free, but if you find it useful, you can send me a donation through PayPal to show your appreciation and encourage me to keep on updating with new tunes and songs.

What Others Have Said about This Collection:

"I agree with fidkid - Norbeck's transcriptions are still the best. A reliable resource if you want to use sheet-music or abc-files for tunes to refer to."

"Though an inveterate learn-by-ear guy meself, I always recommend the Norbeck Collection and transcriptions for them that need the notes."
P. O'Neill