Instruments, Makers and Retailers

The Shawm Shop


Richard Blake Wood Turner, Instrument Maker & Musician

The Early Music Shop – Sponsors of The Waits Website

Julian Goodacre Bagpipes

Marcus Music (drums)

Paul Baker (gitterns, early guitars, orpharions, hurdy-gurdies, etc.)

Terry Mann (medieval recorders, tabor

Sam Goble (cornetti, lysarden,
serpents, shawms and schalmei)

Internet Shopping

Our Fundraising page (coming soon) tells you how you can raise money for the International Guild of Town Pipers whilst shopping online.

Recorded Music

Early & Renaissance Guitar Music

Sheet Music

Petrucci Music Library

Kunstderfuge Music
    Thomas Ravenscroft
    Henry VIII
    More Renaissance Music

Internet Score Exchange Library

Steve Hendrick’s music collection
see also

Playford (includes dance steps) – Facs Piae Cantiones

The Music of Thomas Ravenscroft

Other free sheet music archives

Digital Sound Files

ABC Navigator

ABC tune converter

Dan’s Classical Music Page


List of Modern Waites Bands

Les haulz et les bas



Elizabeth Gutteridge, Composer

Stanhoppe’s Musick

Warwickshire Youth Waits

Wyldes Noyse

Douglas Yeo Trombone Web Site

Historic Instruments

Iberian traditional instruments

Medieval & Renaissance Instruments

Winchester Moot Horn

Serpent Website

The Slide Trumpet


Amateur Orchestras (Online Directory)
Geoff is a charming fellow who will include Waites Bands or other early musical groups in his online directory, linking to the groups own website – and it’s FREE.

Clio & Euterpe
(tunes & songs by Henry Roberts, 1758)