Svenskt visarkiv

To database

Subject: Music and Art

Type: Archive material, Music

Svenskt visarkiv, the Centre for Swedish Folk Music and Jazz Research, is a unit within Musikverket (Swedish Performing Arts Agency) and is responsible for the collecting, preserving, researching and publishing of material within the areas of:

  • folk and other older songs
  • instrumental folk music
  • older popular music
  • Swedish jazz

In the web catalogues it is possible to search songs and tunes, from 16th century songbooks to contemporary ballads and pop songs.