Music at the Library – feedback from the last (Re)discovery event

On the evening of Tuesday 24 January the British Library hosted the final sell-out Sound (re)discovery event. The evening was a showcase of live music and a demonstration of early sound recording with 40 tickets available – and all were sold out before the day. We were joined by members of the Orchestra of the [...]

January 26th, 2017|Events, News, Sound categories|0 Comments

Europeana Sounds challenge at the Waves Vienna Music Hackday – Take part and help identifying genres in musical heritage

The Europeana Sounds project has been working for the last three years to get the collections of sound archives around Europe online. All the material related to music can be found in its dedicated thematic collection: Europeana Music. So far over 250,000 pictures, texts and sound files can be found there. […]

September 7th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments

Europeana Sounds travels to Washington

At the end of September 2016, the annual IASA conference (International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives) will take place at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C. in the USA. […]

September 5th, 2016|Equipe, Events, News|0 Comments

Voices from the past, voices of today: Sound (re)discovery event at the BnF

The past still resonates today… This is the idea behind the (re)discovery event that will take place under the auspices of the National Library of France (BnF) and Europeana Sounds on Sunday 18th September from 17:00 to 18:30. Everyone is welcome to attend (for free). […]

September 1st, 2016|Events, Music, News|0 Comments

Come on a sound safari with the British Library and Wikimedia

On Saturday 8th October 2016 the British Library will be hosting its second Europeana Sounds Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Everyone is welcome to participate (for free) and you can even join in the fun remotely. […]

August 22nd, 2016|Environment recordings, Events, News, Sound categories|Comments Off on Come on a sound safari with the British Library and Wikimedia

Europeana Sounds project @IAML Rome 2016

After Vienna, Antwerp and New York, finally Rome! This year, the 65th edition of the well-known IAML international congress (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres) was held in the Eternal City at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, hosted by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and organised in cooperation with IAML Italia. From the 3rd to the 8th July experts, professionals, and interested people met together in the Roman summer to discuss about music, collections, and library issues. […]

July 18th, 2016|Events, News|0 Comments