Cornish Music

The Cornish Studies Library has a growing collection of recordings of Cornish music. This 'sound archive' complements the books, pamphlets, newspapers and cuttings, music programmes and leaflets which offer information about the musical life of Cornwall and which are also collected.

For those with a liking for brass bands, there are recordings of Camborne Town Band, St Dennis Band, St Keverne Youth Band, St Austell Youth Band, Penzance Silver Band and many others. Choirs like Four Lanes Male Voice Choir, Newlyn Male Choir, Camborne Circuit Ladies Choir, the Celtic Chorale and the Perranporth Ladies Choir are represented. There are also soloists, quartets, organists, folk singers and rock musicians included.

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The collection is available for listening to and study use at the Cornish Studies Library. Audio equipment with headphones is available. Each item is listed on the Cornwall Library Catalogue.