Music & Theatre in Northern Canada
This large site describes the activities of the Finnish Progressive Music Association.
Digelius Nordic Gallery
A huge selection of recordings from Sámiland, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Greenland, Iceland, Baltic countries and
Glinka Museum of Musical Culture
An illustrated introduction to the museum, located in Moscow, and its collections and facilities, from an archives to a concert hall.
A comprehensive list of links to information about Norway's greatest composer.
Hardanger Fiddle Association of America
This group is dedicated to preserving and promoting traditional Norwegian folk music, and Norway's national instrument, the hardingfele.
Only a single page, but a beautiful presentation of Finland's National Instrument, including 3
lengthy audio clips.
Kaustinen Folk Music Festival
Full information on this 9-day celebration, held in July each year.
Kenai Peninsula Orchestra
The musical branch of Pier One Theatre in Homer, Alaska, offers recitals and concerts throughout the year.
The Music of Shamanism in Tuva
A fairly lengthy introduction to the history, ceremony and musical construction.
National Anthem of Finland
Words, musical score, and a RealAudio performance by The Polytech Choir.
Nordic Roots Music
From Northside, a large selection of albums from Nordic artists, with hundreds of sound clips.
A free outdoor rock conert is held each August in Östhammar. Text is in Swedish.
Recording Arts Industry - Yukon Association
RAIYA (a.k.a. MusicYukon) was formed to develop the music industry as a whole, and to develop related educational programming for its members.
"Memories of Finland" offers a large selection of traditional and contemporary music from the Scandinavian countries.
An excellent introduction to joik, lavlu/laavloe and vuelie song styles, with the page's background music played
on a Fadnu flute.
The International Shanty and Seasong Association aims to preserve shanties and seasongs such as those sung on Arctic whalers as a cultural heritage.
This Icelandic quartet cleaned up at the Iceland Music Awards a few years ago. The site has lots of sound clips.
Songs of the Nenets
A comprehensive study of the people's narrative, lyric and shamanistic songs, by Jarkko Niemi.
The Story of the Finnish Tango
"The tango belongs to Finland just as much as skiing and the sauna."
Located on the Faroe Islands, Tutl has released over 75 albums and CDs, including jazz, folk, classical, ethnic, pop, rock and fusion products.
Eight scenes from this region in Siberia are available, to which you can attach 4 .wav files of traditional music.