BalFolk CreativeCommons playlists: (755 audios)
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Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The contents of the playlist, statistics, as well as the script code are licensed under CC: by: NC: SA.

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Add your song to the playlist

Usage Instructions:

  • Make sure the piece is in CreativeCommons license (maximum ByNcSa) or public domain ... The license is visible on the CD or on where music is published.
  • If this piece is already online somewhere on the web, copy and paste the URL into the form,,
  • It is necessary to enter the name of the artist, if he is not the original composer, add the name of the composer in the form. If it is a traditional public domain, put 'Trad'!
  • Do the same for the dance type.
  • If this piece is not online or you can retrieve its URL Cf BandCamp, Myspace ..., upload the entire album on a public library of the state of California, which has plans to archive free contents of the net
    > Name files as 'title-artist.wav'
    > Upload uncompressed files (wav or FLAC), mp3, ogg and flac will be converted automatically.
    > In the dowload area, press 'SHOW ALL' ; Copy the URL for each mp3 and put them into the BalLibre's form
  • Then you will be free to update the information of a song in re-proposing the same URL, the information will be replaced.
  • To remove a song from the list, send an email to raf (at)
  • What is that?

    BalLibre links with copyright-free balfolk-music ordered by dances & bands. Here music can be freely shared - You are welcome to submit a link to your music!
  • This tool generates a random 'BalFolk' playlist to open in your favorite media player!
  • It shows possibilities of the CreativeCommons licence 'BY-NC-SA'. Under this conditions, you're free to share and reuse this musics.
  • You can filter the collection by dance or artist.
  • Export the player copy-paste this code on your website:
    <iframe width='100%' height='120' style='border: none;' src=''></iframe>
  • Idem with the liste:
    <iframe width='600' height='800' style='border: none;' src=''></iframe>
  • Random? Not only! To create a good mix, the script relegates the most represented groups at the end of the playlist, and avoids placing the same dances too close.
  • Des licences libres au BalFolk

    We need a translation Reflétant la logique de partage des musiques traditionnelles, réadaptée aux contexte des réseaux numériques, les licences libres ont tout leur interêt dans le milieu BalFolk:

    Classified Ads

    • Raf (13-10-2021)

    • Une piste:
      Estelle (20-08-2020)

    • Rappelons que la notion "Libre de droit" (Royalty free) ne peut exister en droit français, la citation est toujours obligatoire en plus des différentes options (SA, NC) choisies par les compositeurs.
      Raf (16-05-2020)

    • Des explications de danses folk à visionner sur peertube ici ! -]
      Sarah (22-04-2020)

    • (cœur cœur)
      Anouck (03-04-2020)

    • Merci
      Anouck (03-04-2020)

    • Ajout de collectages espagnols depuis les archives de la Fundación Joaquín Díaz sur Wikimedia.
      Raf (24-09-2019)


    Mail list:

    ... of musicians and actors of the 'BalFolk World' concerned with the use of free licenses.
    It is available to any of you who will ask me by mail!