Bringing in the New Year with Sheet Music and Folklore

Ever wonder about the words to Auld Lang Syne? Here is some early sheet music:

Auld lang syne, A Favorite Scotch song

Want to learn more? The Folklife Today blog provides a wonderful post on Robert Burns and the creation of this iconic song.

We hope you have a wonderful start to the new year that is full of song, celebration, and primary sources.

One Comment

  1. Jose Maria
    January 2, 2018 at 3:56 am

    Thank you very much forma sending me the score of such a wonderful song.
    Happy new year!.JM (Roses.Girona.Spain)

Add a Comment

This blog is governed by the general rules of respectful civil discourse. You are fully responsible for everything that you post. The content of all comments is released into the public domain unless clearly stated otherwise. The Library of Congress does not control the content posted. Nevertheless, the Library of Congress may monitor any user-generated content as it chooses and reserves the right to remove content for any reason whatever, without consent. Gratuitous links to sites are viewed as spam and may result in removed comments. We further reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove a user's privilege to post content on the Library site. Read our Comment and Posting Policy.

Required fields are indicated with an * asterisk.