Cultural Middlesmen: Jiddish Songs and Sound Impressions at the Beginning of the 20th Century – A glimpse of Eastern Europe’s lost Shtetl Culture

“On Friday nights, every Jew is a king” (“fraytik for der nakht iz a yeder yid a meylekh), the song Fratig ze nachts (On Friday night), rhapsodises nostalgic images of an ideal Jewish day of rest. The song, among other Yiddish-speaking recordings in the findings of the Österreichische Mediathek, allows a glimpse back on Jewish life in Eastern Europe. From the beginning of the 20th century until the outbreak of the Second World War, Lviv/Lemberg, then part of the Austro-Hungarian empire, was one of the most important centres of Jewish music and culture. […]

January 24th, 2017|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

“We say Goodbye, We say Hello!”

To celebrate Europeana Sounds success, the four research centers of the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) fixed a special playlist to bid a warm farewell: […]

January 21st, 2017|Equipe, News, Sound categories|0 Comments

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

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”. […]

January 19th, 2017|News, Organisation, Sound categories|0 Comments

Fonotipia : recorded treasures of classical music

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. […]

January 17th, 2017|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

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

  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 from 12 January 2017. […]

January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Interactive platform Europeana Radio opens up access to Europe’s sound treasures

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

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

January 12th, 2017|News, Organisation, Sound categories|0 Comments