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The USC Music Library has a large collection of monographs and sound recordings relating to the music of Northern Europe. The collection covers both indigenous and popular music. To learn more about Northern Europe and its music, click on the Grove link under each country's bibliography.

Denmark EstoniaFinland Great BritainIceland Ireland Latvia Lithuania Norway Scotland Sweden Wales

 

1. Denmark
2. Estonia
3. Finland
4. Great Britain
5. Iceland
6. Ireland
7. Latvia
8. Lithuania
9. Norway
10. Scotland
11. Sweden
12. Wales 

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Denmark

Scandinavia. RGNET1051CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9439

Yoell, John H. The Nordic Sound; Explorations into the Music of Denmark, Norway, Sweden. Boston, MA.: Crescendo Pub. Co., 1974.
ML 310 .Y63 1974

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Estonia

Musics of the Soviet Union. CD SF 40002 Smithsonian/Folkways. CD. 1989.
Compact Disc 5717
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The Moiseyev Dance Ensemble. MCD 61451 Monitor. CD. 199-. 
Compact Disc 11317

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Finland

Ramnarine, Tina K. Ilmatar's Inspirations: Nationalism, Globalization, and the Changing Soundscapes of Finnish Folk Music. Chicago, IL.: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
ML 3619 .R35 2003

Scandinavia. RGNET1051CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9439 
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Great Britain (England)

Abrahams, Roger D. Anglo-American Folksong Style Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1968. 
ML 3553 .A27

Anonymous 4. Noël: Carols & Chants for Christmas. HMU 2907411.14, HMX 2907411.14 Harmonia Mundi France. CD. 2005.
Compact Disc 7806 Discs 1-4 
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Bostridge, Ian. The English Songbook. 7243 5 56830 2 1, CDC 7423 5 56830 2 1, 56830 EMI. CD. 1999.
Compact Disc 4013

Clark, Keith. Folk Song and Dance; a List of Books Selected by Keith Clark. London, England: National Book League, 1972.
ML128 .F75 C6

Deller Consort. English Madrigals and Folk Songs. 32 16 0018 Odyssey. LP. 1967.
LP 2721

Folk Song and Minstrelsy. RL 7624, RL 7624-1, RL 7624-8 Vanguard. LP. 1962.
LP 7970

Folk Songs by Kathleen Ferrier. LPS 48 London. LP. 1949.
LP 10165

Grainger, Percy. Danny Boy: Songs and Dancing Ballads. 446657-2 Philips. CD. 1996.
Compact Disc 2337 
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Kathleen Ferrier. ACL 305-310 Ace of Clubs. LP. 1968.
LP 15994 V.1-6

Kidson, Frank. English Folk-Song and Dance. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1972. 
ML 3652 .K53 1915a

King's Singers. Watching the White Wheat: Folk Songs of the British Isles. CDC 7 47506 2 EMI. CD. 1985.
Compact Disc 2158 
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Lee, Edward. Folksong & Music Hall. London, England: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982.
ML 3650 .L3 1982

Purcell, Henry. King Arthur/ Henry Purcell; The Folksong Recital. HMX2908252-3 Harmonia Mundi. CD. 2007.
Compact Disc 9218 Disc 3 & 4

Simpson, Claude M. The British Broadside Ballad and its Music. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1966.
ML 2831 .S39

Te Kanawa, Kiri. Come to the Fair: Folk Songs and Ballads. CDC 7 47080 2 EMI Angel. CD. 1984.
Compact Disc 6903 
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The Three Ravens; Songs of Folk and Minstrelsy out of Elizabethan England. SRV 299SD Vanguard. LP. 1971.
LP 2424

Tongue, Ruth L. The Chime Child; or, Somerset Singers: Being an Account of Some of Their Songs collected over Sixty Years. London, England: Routledge & K. Paul, 1967.
ML 3652 .T65

Warren, Leonard. Sea Shanties. MO 1186, 10-1383, 10-1384, 10-1385, 10-1386 RCA Victor. 78. 194-.
78 disc 10 in. Set 61

Watson, Ian. Song and Democratic Culture in Britain: An Approach to Popular Culture in Social Movements. London, England: Croom Helm, 1983.
ML 3795 .W367 1983

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Iceland

Folk Music of Iceland. LLST 7335 Lyrichord. LP. 197-.
LP 8640

Scandinavia. RGNET1051CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9439 
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Ireland

Anuna. Anuna. UD-53085 Universal Music & Video. CD. 1993.
Compact Disc 2665 
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Clancy Brothers. Come fill Your Glass with Us. TR 1032 Tradition Records. LP. 1959.
LP 16855

Folk Songs by Kathleen Ferrier. LPS 48 London. LP. 1949.
LP 10165

Furey, Finbar. Irish Pipe Music: Hornpipes, Airs & Reels. H-72509 Nonesuch. LP. 1974.
LP 17073

Galvin, Patrick. Irish Songs of Resistance. New York, NY: Folklore Press, 1956.
ML 3654 .G31

Hast, Dorothea E. Music in Ireland: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2004.
ML 3654 .H35 2004 and Compact Disc 6476

Highlands. DOR-90250 Dorian Recordings. CD. 1997.
Compact Disc 2477 
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Irish Folk Songs. SL 204, ML 4941 Columbia. LP. 195-.
LP 2418 v. 1

Irish Music. 1148 World Music Network. CD. 2005.
Compact Disc 9450

King's Singers. Watching the White Wheat: Folk Songs of the British Isles. CDC 7 47506 EMI. CD. 1985.
Compact Disc 2158

Kolodner, Ken. Walking Stones: A Celtic Sojourn. DOR90248, Dor-90248 Dorian. CD. 1997.
Compact Disc 2476 
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Patrick Street. Made in Cork. GLCD 1184 Green Linnet Records. CD. 1997.
Compact Disc 2404

Pipers on Parade: Scotch and Irish Bagpipe Selections. DL 8554 Decca. LP. 1958.
LP 12948

Shields, Hugh. Narrative Singing in Ireland: Lays, Ballads, Come-All-Yes, and Other Songs. Balrock, Co. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1993.
ML 3654 .S4 1993

Songs of Ireland. TLP 1024 Tradition. LP. 1958.
LP 6521

The Celtic Album. 09026-68901-2 RCA Victor. CD. 1998.
Compact Disc 2478 
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Latvia

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Lithuania

Dianos Apie Gamta/ Pareng'e Giedrius Dringelis; Melodijas pareng'e Aust'e Nakien'e. Vilnius, Lithuania: Lietuviu Literaturos ir Tautosakos Institutas, 2000. CD.
Compact Disc 4733

Musics of the Soviet Union. CD SR 40002 Smithsonian/Folkways. CD. 1989.
Compact Disc 5717 
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Transformations in Lithuanian Song: a Special Lituanus Supplement, Vol. 52, No. 2, Summer 2006.Lituanus. CD.
Compact Disc 8226

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Norway

Grieg, Edvard. Piano Music. Vols. 1-4. 8.553391, 8.550882, 8.550883, 8.550884 Naxos. CD. 1995.
Compact Disc 4206 v. 1-4

Grieg, Edvard. Piano Music. Vols. 5-7: Norwegian Melodies. 8.553391, 8.553392, 8.553393 Naxos. CD. 1995.
Compact Disc 4206 v. 5-7

Grieg, Edvard. Piano Music. Vol. 13. 8.553399 Naxos. CD. 1995.
Compact Disc 4206 v.13

Scandinavia. RGNET1051CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9439 
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Scotland

Bassin, Ethel. The Old Songs of Skye: Frances Tolmie and her Circle. London, England: Routledge & K. Paul, 1977.
ML 423 .T6 B3

Battlefield Band. Rain, Hail, or Shine. COMD 2074 Temple Records. CD. 1998.
Compact Disc 3901
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Blackie, John Stuart. Scottish Song: Its Wealth, Wisdom, and Social Significance. London, England: W. Blackwood and Sons, 1889.
ML 3655 .B62

Classic Scots Ballads. Tradition TR 1015. LP.
LP 9749

Folk Songs from Scotland's Heritage. SW 99331 London. LP. 1964.
LP 9165

Grainger, Percy. Danny Boy: Songs and Dancing Ballads 446 657-2 Philips. CD. 1996.
Compact Disc 2337
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Greig, Gavin. Folk-song in Buchan and Folk-song of the North-east. Hatboro, PA: Folklore Associates, 1963.
ML 3655 .G84

Heather and Glen. TR 1047, TLP 1047 Tradition. LP. 197-.
LP 8105

Ord, John. The Bothy Songs & Ballads of Aberdeen, Banff & Moray, Angus and the Mearns. Edinburgh, UK: John Donald Publishers, 1974.
ML 3655 .O8 1930a

Pipers on Parade: Scotch and Irish Bagpipe Selections. DL 8554 Decca. LP. 1958.
LP 12948

Scottish Folk. RGNET1038CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9436 
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Schottische Lieder und Volkslieder. LPM 18706 Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft. LP. 1961.
LP 16492

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Sweden

Folkmusik i Foervandling = Folk Music in Transition. Caprice CAP 1168. LP. 1982.
LP 9049

Folk Music in Sweden. CAP 21580 Caprice. CD. 1997.
Compact Disc 3947 
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Folk Music = Volksmusik. CAP 1123 Caprice. LP. 1977.
LP 9014

Scandinavia. RGNET1051CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9439

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Wales

Bowen, Robin Huw. Old Hearth. 81247 Marquis Classics. CD. 1999.
Compact Disc 9462 
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Crasdant. Welsh Traditional Music 81261, MAR 261 Marquis; SCD 2220 Sain. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9465

Ffynnon. Celtic Music from Wales. GLCD 1221 Green Linnet Records. CD. 2002.
Compact Disc 9460

George, Siwsann. Traditional Songs of Wales = Caneuon Traddodiadol Cymru. CD-SDL 406 Saydisc. CD. 1994.
Compact Disc 9461 
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Terfel, Bryn. Songs of my Welsh Home. 7 7471 81249 2 0, 81249-2, 249 Marquis Classics. CD. 1990.
Compact Disc 9464.

The Voice of Wales: Music for Welsh Male Voice Choir. CHAN 6540 Chandos. CD. 1991.
Compact Disc 9463

Wales. RGNET 1052 CD World Music Network. CD. 2000.
Compact Disc 9459 
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