Europeana Sounds lance Europeana Music : explorez votre patrimoine musical

Communiqué de presse, 4 novembre 2016. Europeana Music, nouvelle ressource internet, est officiellement lancée le 4 novembre 2016. Ce site rassemble des enregistrements musicaux uniques, des premiers enregistrements de Mozart aux concerts des Smashing Pumpkin, provenant d’archives musicales et d’autres institutions patrimoniales de toute l’Europe. Il représente un trésor inestimable de plus de 250 000 documents, destiné à tous (professionnels de la musique, du monde universitaire ou amateurs). […]

500 000 sons maintenant disponibles avec Europeana Sounds

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. I’m delighted to announce that we have now passed the half million barrier. We have 500,000 sounds aggregated by the Europeana Sounds project. That’s just under 400,000 metadata records (some of which link to more than one sound). […]

Voyage en paysage sonore avec Phonambient

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Phonambient project aims at sound recording and preserving, within a digital database that gives free access to characteristic local and regional sounds. […]

Bendix, le désopilant

Cet article est disponible en anglais et en allemand ci-dessous. Berlin, 1888. The 18-year-old stage carpenter and extra Otto Reutter encountered the Berlin cabaret and cabaret stage star Martin Bendix in the old American Theatre on Dresdener Strasse. Bendix had been dubbed « the hilarious » and was a Berlin original, at whose jokes allegedly « even the imperial family laughed ». […]

Gustav Mahler et l’opéra de la cour viennoise

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. The Vienna Court Opera was the carefully planned highlight of Gustav Mahler’s career as a conductor. On the 11th of May, 1897 he debuted initially as a chapelmaster with Richard Wagner’s « Lohengrin » (with Hermann Winkelmann as Lohengrin and Louise Ehrenstein as Elsa). Half a year later, on the 8th of October, he became the director of the Vienna Court Opera and held this position until 1907. […]

Autour du monde en 250 000 sons

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. As we come to the end of year 2 of the project, I am delighted to announce that we have now added over 250,000 sounds to the Europeana portal! This is down to the hard work of the 18 Data Providers on the project and, our colleagues in Europeana and at the National Technical University of Athens. It’s difficult to highlight just a few items in one blog post so, this time, we’ll be taking a quick journey around the world, listening to recordings as we go. […]