Sound Library

The ICA makes many recordings available online, and our collections continue to grow. A detailed, searchable catalogue of our collection is available here.

Available to all
John Wild Archive
Reuben Shaw, Wilfred Pierce and Herbert Hague

Concertina & Squeezebox Magazine Reader’s Tapes
Recordings by readers of Concertina & Squeezebox made between 1983 and 1995, later digitised by Ed Delaney. Performers include Jean Megly, Jody Kruskal and many others.

ICA YouTube channel
Video recordings made between 2010 and 2017. Performers include Steve Turner, Rob Harbron, Harry Scurfield, Edel Fox, the Hawkwood Concertina Band and many others.

Concert by Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
Video performance recorded for the ICA in December 2020.

Miscellaneous Recordings
Most of these recordings are available to everyone.

Available to ICA members only
Tim Pearson archive
Recorded in the UK between 1956 and 1975. Performers include Reuben Shaw, Wilfred Pierce and others.

Peter Trimming Archive
Background here. Recorded in the UK between 1985 and 1993. This collection is still in the process of being digitised and posted here. Performers include John Kirkpatrick, Bertram Levy, Father Kenneth Loveless and many others.

All-systems concertina workshop by Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne
Video workshop produced for ICA members in December 2020

Miscellaneous Recordings
Some of these recordings are only available to members.

Jeremy Hague (librarian/archivist) and Colin Whyles (sound archivist) are making available through SoundCloud and the ICA Facebook page other sound files not shown here.

The cassette tape archive
Minidisc archive