Music

Music for dancing.

These sites feature traditional dance music in Australia as a free resources.

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Australharmony
An online resource toward the history of music in colonial and early Federation Australia.
http://sydney.edu.au/paradisec/australharmony/#

Australian Colonial Dance
The history of music and dance in Australia 1788 – 1840
https://www.colonialdance.com.au/

Australian Folk Tunes Galore
Victorian Folk Music Club
http://www.vfmc.org.au/FiresideFiddlers/index.html

Bush Traditions    http://bushtraditions.org/
Also see the link to Australian Traditional Tune Archive  http://bushtraditions.wiki/

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Young musicians at the BMC Family Dance, NFF.

Fireside fiddlers
http://australianfolkmusic.org/

The Music of Sally Sloane.
https://sallysloane.wordpress.com/

Making music at Sydney Living Museums
https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/music
Digitised sheet music and manuscripts
https://archive.org/details/slmsheetmusic

 

Monash Digital Archive of Early Australian Music
http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music-archive/publications/#Music-Archive

Tasmanian Heritage Music Project.
Collecting, reviving, teaching, and performing folk music in Tasmania.
This site includes music from the convict fiddler, Alexander Laing. http://www.musictasmania.com.au/

The Tasmanian Heritage Fiddle Ensemble’s Archive of Tasmanian tunes
http://www.mroffice.biz/stuff

 

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Bush Music Club at Gulgong 1959.