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

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. […]

January 11th, 2017|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

The Soundscape of Istanbul

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. […]

January 9th, 2017|News, Sound categories|2 Comments

130,000 visitors in two weeks: the Verdi edit-a-thon in numbers

On 11 November, ICCU and ICBSA collaborated with Wikimedia Italy to host the 9th Europeana Sounds edit-a-thon, dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi. 21 experts from institutions from all over Italy came together to share their knowledge about Verdi and his work. With the help of books and online resources, they created 12 new Wikipedia articles and enriched 19 existing ones to bring their knowledge to a wider public. The day has been productive, and you can read more about the session on Europeana Sounds. Now, let’s take a look at some figures. […]

January 5th, 2017|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

Europeana Sounds’ Final Plenary Meeting – Leipzig, 6&7 December.

On the 6th December 2016,  all project partners were invited to the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek in a very cold Leipzig for the final plenary meeting of Europeana Sounds. With only two months remaining in the project, the meeting was a perfect opportunity for partners to raise any issues or barriers that stood in their way of meeting final targets and to celebrate the achievements that have been made so far. […]

January 4th, 2017|Equipe, News, Organisation|0 Comments

Happy New Year 2017!

Europeana Sounds and its partners wish you a Happy New Year, may 2017 bring you and your loved ones happiness, health and success!   Snow ràfting a Núria. | Picas Viñas, Eudald - Ajuntament de Girona

January 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

December 24 – “A novena”: a lyric that tells a story

Today we offer you a beautiful song of the collection of the Istituto Centrale per i beni Sonori Audiovisivi (ICBSA). […]

December 24th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments