Archive for the ‘Tunes’ Category

Happy new year

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

It’s that time of year again so I thought I’d give a quick round-up of what’s been going on here in abc land over the past year:


June updates

Friday, June 17th, 2011

A quick round up of updates to since last time:


April updates

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

A quick round up of the changes to the site since the last update in February:


A year of massive growth

Friday, December 31st, 2010

… at least, in terms of the number tunes available in the tune search.

Aside from the attention grabbing headline, it’s customary at this time of the year to take a look back at what developments have happened over the year, so I thought I might as well join in. Here are a few of the 2010 highlights for


Twice as big

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

I’ve just released a new edition of the tune search and I’m pleased to announce that it’s massively increased in size now with over 275,000 tunes indexed and available for searching!


Normal service has now been resumed

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Those of you who follow this blog or keep up to date via facebook may have noticed a resounding silence from these parts over the past couple of months.


Copyright first

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

When I originally set up the tune search I planned not to display copyright tunes.


One year in …

Monday, June 21st, 2010

The new version of the abc website – – launched on 21st June 2009, is one year old today.


New tunes for May

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I’ve just released the May edition of the tune search – now with 61,000 tunes, including several thousand newly added song melodies from the Digital Tradition archive. Enjoy!


Search insight

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

I’ve recently enhanced the tune search by including the ability to search within the files from a particular web site. Thus you could now search, say, for jigs from a specific tune collection (or even a specific abc file).