Outcomes of three years of sounds and fun!

Europe’s sound heritage at your fingertips […]

December 15 – Christmas Message of an American President from Outer Space

On December 18th 1958, the first communications satellite was launched by NASA. It carried a tape recorder with a prerecorded christmas message from US president Dwight D. Eisenhower. […]

Access easily sounds from the Europeana Sounds Collections!!

By navigating through the above feature, you now have an easy and single access point to the material the Europeana Sounds consortium shared with you during the last two years and a half! Whether you are interested in non-Western classical music, spoken word performance recordings or sound effect recordings, come and browse to find the [...]

A tower of strength in the Netherlands during WWII: Radio De Brandaris

To prepare World Radio Day, celebrated every year on 13 February to praise radio as a medium, discover the poignant story of the Radio De Brandaris which started broadcasting in 1941. […]

February 12th, 2016|News, Radio-programmes|2 Comments

Recording and playing machines through time: an online exhibition

Visit a museum from home and travel back in time to explore a rich history of technical innovations and discover their social and cultural uses for both work and entertainment purposes. Try out this new Europeana Sounds’ online exhibition!   […]

‘Don’t forget that we are your friends’: Dutch radio during World War II

During World War II the Dutch broadcasted a radio programme from London (UK) called Radio Oranje for all those living in the occupied Netherlands. […]

August 21st, 2015|News, Radio-programmes|0 Comments