January 2017

History of Sound: Exhibition and lectures at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

January 19th, 2017|News, Organisation, Sound categories|

Between Christmas and New Year’s Eve the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision organised their (re)discovery event on the theme “History of Sound”. […]

Fonotipia : recorded treasures of classical music

January 17th, 2017|News, Sound categories|

The Fonotipia record label has left a legacy that is still recognised today by music lovers for its artistic as well as technical value. From 1904 on, Fonotipia engineers recorded famous singers, soloists, famous orchestras, an extraordinary repertoire that could then be heard all over the world.  With more than 700 Fonotipia recordings in its collection, the Audiovisual Departement of the BnF invites you to (re)discover the label’s rich legacy. […]

Interactive platform Europeana Radio opens up access to Europe’s sound treasures

January 12th, 2017|News|

  Press Release, 12 January 2017 Europeana Radio marks the beginning of easy and interactive access to Europe’s sound treasures, where listeners are free to browse, listen and tag. Launched by Europeana Sounds and Europeana Foundation, the platform will be available at http://radio-player.europeana.eu/ from 12 January 2017. […]

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Europeana Radio – discover, listen and tag the music from Europeana Music Collections.

January 12th, 2017|News, Organisation, Sound categories|

Europeana Radio allows you to browse, listen and tag Europe’s sound treasures! […]

The Elf Hill – The origin of the Danish National Play and the Royal Anthem

January 11th, 2017|News, Sound categories|

In November 1828 Princess Vilhelmine Marie, the daughter of King Frederik VI, was to marry Prince Frederik Carl Christian (later King Frederik VII). At that time, it was quite common to celebrate royal events such as a weddings with a special performance at the Royal Danish Theatre. […]

The Soundscape of Istanbul

January 9th, 2017|News, Sound categories|

We’re delighted to tell you that the Soundscape of Istanbul, from our very first associate partner, Suna Kiraç Library, Koç University is now available on Europeana Sounds. […]