Participez à un safari des sons avec la British Library et Wikimedia

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. On Saturday 8th October 2016 the British Library will be hosting its second Europeana Sounds Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Everyone is welcome to participate (for free) and you can even join in the fun remotely. […]

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Enrichir Wikipedia n’a jamais été aussi amusant !

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. On the 7th November the British Library held its first Europeana Sounds edit-a-thon and had a very successful day. Our focus was the British Wildlife Collection, and we had great support via social media from local wildlife societies who spread the word about the event to their members […]

Edit-a-thon à la British Library : les sons de la faune

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Have a passion for sounds, nature, or just for making Wikipedia better? If yes, and you’ll be in or near London on Saturday 7th November, then come along to the British Library! Image from British Library Flickr stream , CC BY. […]

Sauvons nos sons à la British Library

Cette interview est disponible uniquement en anglais. In January, the British Library launched Save Our Sounds, a programme to save Britain’s sound collections for future generations. Here, Richard Ranft, the library’s Head of Sound and Vision (and incidentally Project Coordinator of Europeana Sounds) discusses the aims of the campaign, and the challenges faced, as well as the rewards gained, by the institution as it digitises its extraordinary collections. […]

23 décembre – Le plus ancien enregistrement au monde de ‘Auld Lang Syne’ (‘Ce n’est qu’un au revoir’)

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Up and down the British Isles this December 31st, many of us will bid farewell to the passing year by singing the familiar tune of Auld Lang Syne. […]

décembre 23rd, 2014|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

7 décembre – ‘Les douze jours de Noël’

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Historians trace the origin of carol singing back to the 4th century and the appearance of Christmas hymns such as Veni redemptor gentium and Corde natus ex Parentis. Some of the first carols in English appeared during the 15th Century, among the works of John Audelay, a poet and churchman from Shropshire. […]

décembre 7th, 2014|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments