juillet 2016

L’héritage en chanson des migrations irlandaises et écossaises

juillet 25th, 2016|Actualités, Musique|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Among the great many cultural connections between Ireland and Scotland, the mutual influence of each nation’s musical and singing traditions on the other is perhaps one of the most interesting. As a case in point, below are some archival examples which point to the legacy of people travelling back and forward between the two countries, and the songs they took with them. […]

Les fêtes estivales grecques et leur rôle dans la transition de la musique traditionnelle à la nouvelle musique folk

juillet 21st, 2016|Actualités, Musique|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Among Music Library of Greece of the Friends of Music Society (FMS) traditional music collection on Europeana Sounds portal, there is one song that refers to the Greek feasts (panigiria). These festivals, more common in summertime, constitute the main performance circumstances during which traditional music is being transferred through generations. […]

Le projet Europeana Sounds @IAML Rome 2016

juillet 18th, 2016|Actualités|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. After Vienna, Antwerp and New York, finally Rome! This year, the 65th edition of the well-known IAML international congress (International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres) was held in the Eternal City at the Auditorium Parco della Musica, hosted by the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and organised in cooperation with IAML Italia. From the 3rd to the 8th July experts, professionals, and interested people met together in the Roman summer to discuss about music, collections, and library issues. […]

Réflexions d’un poète sur la Bataille de la Somme

juillet 13th, 2016|Actualités, Musique|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. This month marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme. It was one of the bloodiest battles in modern history, with over one million soldiers left dead or wounded. Fought from the trenches on the upper reaches of the River Somme in France from 1 July to 18 November 1916, it was the biggest battle of World War I. […]

Améliorer l’accès aux archives sonores numériques de l’Europe : la BnF et Europeana Sounds

juillet 11th, 2016|Actualités|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. This paper was presented by Bruno Sagna, Deputy Director for International Relations at the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF, National Library of France) at the workshop “Opening up the collection – reuse and publishing” of the LIBER Working Group “Digital Collections” on 7 June 2016 in Göttingen, Germany. […]

Register for the conference “Europeana Sounds 2016: Unlocking Sound Collections”

juillet 6th, 2016|Actualités|

The Europeana Sounds project organises its final international conference – “Unlocking Sound Collections” – on Friday 4th November 2016 in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania. […]

Confessions du dernier joueur de zournas dans le nord de la Grèce

juillet 4th, 2016|Actualités, Musique|

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. During the field-research carried out in the prefecture of Evros in 1996 for the “Thrace” programme of the Music Library of Greece, only one zournas-player was located and recorded. His name was Arif Karatza and he was born in Kyani in 1923 and lived in Didymoteichon in northern Greece […]