October 2016

Enriching Wikipedia with recordings from the Ruben collection

October 19th, 2016|News|

Edit-a-thon October 26, 2016 The Ruben Collection contains the oldest Danish sound recordings. The digitization of the historical phonograph recordings started with a pilot project documented by a blog. […]

Opera as constant work in progress

October 18th, 2016|Music, News|

If someone is asked today, which operas of Antonio Salieri he or she knows, most of them will not come up with an answer, which is not surprising. The operas of Salieri had already started vanishing from stage even before the composer’s death in 1825 and are hardly shown today. […]

Europeana Sounds at the Vienna Waves Music Hackday: the results

October 13th, 2016|Music, News|

On 1 October, Europeana Sounds co-organised a full hackday as part of the Vienna Waves Music Festival. During this day we challenged programmers, developers, designers, musicians, and anybody else with an interest in music and technology to come and work on their own idea or on one of the proposed challenges. […]

The bare-faced go-away-bird just got a makeover!

October 11th, 2016|News|

Last Saturday was the Europeana Sounds’ Wikipedia edit-a-thon, hosted by the British Library. This was a bold mission to provide as many Wikipedia articles as possible in the short time available with relevant sound recordings. […]

For a European phonographic collection: The Italian contribution to Europeana sounds project

October 7th, 2016|News|

We are delighted to invite you to the event “For a European phonographic collection. The Italian contribution to Europeana sounds project (2014-2017)” on October 24th in Rome. […]

Enriching MMSH’s sound archives : participate in a collaborative afternoon on October 17th

October 5th, 2016|News|

On October 17th, in the middle of the Open Access Week, and in the frame of the Europeana Sounds project, we invite you to join us in an afternoon dedicated to the annotation of the MMSH sound archives (Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme / Mediterranean house of human sciences, Aix-en-Provence, France) in order to help us to enrich our sounds with a focus on the geolocation. […]