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

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

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

The Europeana Sounds’ Guide to the Galaxy

In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy the unexpected always happens: Arthur Dent, a rather ordinary Englishman, travels with his friend Ford Prefect to distant galaxies and makes surprising discoveries along the way. Ironically, Ford Prefect is a member of an alien race which is intent upon destroying the Earth. He has been living there while working on an encyclopaedia about the planet. […]

November 26th, 2014|News, Organisation|1 Comment

“The importance of being semantic”

In Europeana Sounds, Net7 is working on Pundit, its open source tool for semantic annotation, to respond to the specific requirements of sounds-related resources and communities of users. But what are annotations? And what is the added-value of being semantic? […]

November 6th, 2014|News, Objectives, Organisation|4 Comments

Digitisation and Optical Music Recognition

Digitisation of music text requires high accuracy in the digital representation of small details. Various methodologies have been developed for staff and bar line detection, as well as for optical symbol recognition in music manuscripts. Our Lab in National Technical University of Athens, in collaboration with the Institute for Research on Music and Acoustics (led by Dr Kostas Moschos) developed a study with a set of guidelines for digitization and optical recognition of music (OMR) manuscripts for the Greek National Information Society Programme. […]

October 23rd, 2014|News, Organisation|0 Comments