L’héritage en chanson des migrations irlandaises et écossaises

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. […]

juillet 25th, 2016|Actualités, Musique|0 Comments

Si Europeana Sounds était la nourriture de l’amour…

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Now that Europeana Sounds has aggregated over 300,000 sounds and nearly 200,000 audio-related objects, many different topics are covered – not just music but politics, culture, languages and wildlife. If you have a search for different types of food on Europeana Sounds, you certainly won’t be disappointed by the diverse material which comes up. […]

Chanter pour gagner son souper : les chants de travail écossais

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Work songs were commonplace in Scotland for hundreds of years and, whatever the activity, there would be a song to accompany it and match the speed at which it was being undertaken. […]

Tradition de chants féminins au ville Lynežeris, en Lituanie

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais. Lynežeris is the village hidden deeply in forests of the Southeast of Lithuania, ethnological region, Dzūkija. Collectors of folklore expeditions rarely happened to move away from the railway Vilnius-Druskininkai. […]

Festivals et jours de foire dans la musique traditionnelle irlandaise

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais.  Irish people are often noted for their friendliness and sociability. We relish the opportunity to get together, chat, sing, dance, make music and enjoy ourselves. This is not a modern phenomenon but rather one that is deeply rooted in our history. […]

mars 31st, 2016|Actualités, Evénement, Musique|0 Comments

Quelle cuisson pour vos oeufs?

Cet article est uniquement disponible en anglais.  This blog is going to be all about food – more specifically, eggs, as Easter is just over. There’s a surprisingly large amount of recorded material, just from Europeana Sounds, on this subject […]