May 2016

Meet with the research centre on sonic space and urban environment

May 25th, 2016|Environment recordings, News|

Following Soundscape of Istanbul, we are pleased to introduce our new associate partner: the Research centre on sonic space and urban environment (Cresson). […]

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Live music from the Internet Archive now on Europeana

May 23rd, 2016|Music, News|

Europeana Sounds is currently publishing audio registrations of live music performances. […]

Beethoven meets Liszt at the Austrian National Library – Europeana Sounds (Re)Discovery Events

May 18th, 2016|Music, News|

Within the Europeana Sounds project, different series of events are organised and hosted by several partners, such as edit-a-thons or conferences. Commencing in 2016, the so-called (Re)Discovery Events are part of these event highlights. […]

Fighting for new music? Gustav Mahler and the Second Viennese School

May 17th, 2016|Music, News|

Today, the world knows Gustav Mahler primarily as a composer. During his lifetime at the beginning of the 20th century this was all quite different. Mahler in the first place was known as an internationally respected conductor, while his own work as a composer was not much recognized for a long time … […]

Get on your bike!

May 13th, 2016|Music, News, Spoken word recordings|

Bike Week and Bike Month occur at different times, depending on where you live. If you’re in the US, bike month is May and Bike Week is the second or third week in May. If you’re in Canada, Bike month is from May 25 to June 25. In Europe, Bike Week takes place during the third week of June. But wherever you are, we are coming up to that time of year where the healthy and environmental benefits of cycling are heralded across the world. […]

Vinyl records, cassettes, CDs – How can I keep my favourite music recordings in good condition?

May 12th, 2016|News|

Today we can listen to music in an unprecedented number of ways: music streaming services such as YouTube and Soundcloud offer huge libraries which allow us to browse at leisure and listen to the tracks of our choice. […]