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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

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

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|0 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