Our Western European category encompasses musical styles from the western parts of Germany and the Alpine region to the Atlantic Ocean. The piano, accordion, violin, cello, banjo, hurdy-gurdy, bagpipes, zither, and brass instruments are the primary instruments in this genre. Performers of traditional Western European music in our collection include Sonia Malkine (French), the Lorelei Singers and Dancers (German), Mabel Godwin (Danish), and William Syralia (Finnish).
Sonia Malkine at the 1972 Florida Folk Festival - T77-230
Lorelei Singers and Dancers at the 1982 Florida Folk Festival - T83-28
Mabel Godwin at the 1970 Florida Folk Festival - T77-213
Vic Hall and William Syralia at the Finnish Hall Dance - S1685