February 2016

A tower of strength in the Netherlands during WWII: Radio De Brandaris

February 12th, 2016|News, Radio-progammes|

To prepare World Radio Day, celebrated every year on 13 February to praise radio as a medium, discover the poignant story of the Radio De Brandaris which started broadcasting in 1941. […]

Create something brilliant with Europeana Music Collections and win a share of €25,000

February 8th, 2016|Music, News|

Calling all creative thinkers! From now until 29 February, we’d like you to submit your designs for fantastic products and services which make the most of Europe’s rich Music digital cultural heritage. […]

Travelling through Mongolia with two gramophones

February 4th, 2016|Music, News, Spoken word recordings|

This is the story about Henning Haslund-Christensen and his expeditions to Inner Mongolia. During these expeditions, Haslund-Christensen – just as explorers do – collected ethnographical artefacts, for example music instruments. However, Haslund-Christensen also collected voices. Actually, this is the story of a unique and awesome collection of traditional Mongolian vocal and instrumental music recordings. […]

Europeana Sounds is looking for Associate Partners

February 2nd, 2016|News|

Would your organisation like to make audio content or audio-related content available via Europeana and join the Europeana Sounds network? […]

January 2016

Discover Rap music in Portugal with the project RAPortugal 1986–1999

January 26th, 2016|Music, News|

RAPortugal 1986–1999 is a research project that combines scientific research, training, social intervention and artistic creation. This project, funded by the DGArtes (Directorate-General for Arts), aims at studying what is known as the first period of the history of Rap music in Portugal, from 1986 to 1999, following a previous research developed by Soraia Simões within the “Mural Sonoro” and the Institute for Contemporary History (NOVA University). […]

Learning traditional tunes through technology: Europeana Sounds and Tunepal

January 25th, 2016|Music, News|

As part of the Europeana Sounds project, together with Tunepal, Comhaltas and Tobar an Dualchais, Historypin has created a traditional tune identification website that will make it easier for musicians to discover and learn from Irish and Scottish traditional music archival recordings held by Europeana. […]