August 2015

Exploring work sounds

August 27th, 2015|

Last week the Work With Sounds conference was held in the fantastic headquarters of the LWL-Industriemuseum in Dortmund, Germany. The conference brought together a collection of subjects including sounds and soundscapes of Europe, urban sounds, museum sounds, reflecting sounds and working with sounds. Europeana Sounds attended this conference to learn more about this project and […]

“Europeana Sounds may help people see the connections between other cultures and backgrounds throughout Europe“ – Meet with Mark Plumbley

August 25th, 2015|

This blog introduces you the members of Europeana Sounds’ Advisory Board which gathers experts in core areas relevant to the project. Many thanks to Mark Plumbley for answering our questions! […]

‘Don’t forget that we are your friends’: Dutch radio during World War II

August 21st, 2015|

During World War II the Dutch broadcasted a radio programme from London (UK) called Radio Oranje for all those living in the occupied Netherlands. […]

Celebration at the top of your voice

August 18th, 2015|

In the early 1970s Danielle Musset, ethnologist, recorded a series of field recordings at the north end of Transylvania, in the village of Moiseni, in Oas country (or Oach). […]

Field recording Irish traditional music

August 12th, 2015|

As well as collecting the contemporary and historic materials of Irish traditional music published by others, the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) has, for the past twenty-three years, operated an annual programme of audio and video field and studio recording of singers, musicians and dancers. ITMA is now delighted to be part of the Europeana Sounds project where these recordings can be shared with a wider audience throughout the continent of Europe and further afield.

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Testdrive the new Europeana Music Channel

August 10th, 2015|

As you know, over the past months we worked behind-the-scenes to deliver the first Europeana thematic channel, which is all about music! […]