Conference Programme

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This programme will give you an overview of what will happen during the conference.

9h00–9h30 Reception and registration of participants

9h30–9h40 Welcome words by Sylviane Tarsot-Gillery, General Director of the National Library of France (BnF)

9h40–9h55 The future of historic sounds – Prelude, Richard Ranft, Head of Sound and Vision, British Library & Project Coordinator of Europeana Sounds

9h55–10h50 From recording to listening: why & how opening up access to audio heritage?
Moderator: Richard Ranft, Head of Sound and Vision, British Library & Project Coordinator of Europeana Sounds

  • Steen Kaargaard Nielsen, Associate Professor, Department of Dramaturgy & Musicology, Aarhus University
  • Aude Julien-Da Cruz Lima, Audio archives manager, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
  • Pascal Cordereix, Head of the sound archives service, Audiovisual Department, National Library of France (BnF)
  • Alexis Rossi, Director of Media & Access, Internet Archive
10h50–11h05 Coffee Break

11h05–11h35 Noise: A Human History, by David Hendy, Professor of Media, University of Sussex

11h35–12h30 Creating legal access to sound heritage
Moderator: Lisette Kalshoven, Advisor on copyright, heritage and open education, Kennisland

12h30–14h00 Break

14h00–15h00 Engaging with archive sounds: the electronic music world perspective, live session with Matthew Herbert, electronic musician

15h00–16h00 From listening to interacting: sound innovations, part 1
Moderator: Johan Oomen, Head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department and Technical Coordinator for Europeana Sounds

  • New approaches to music search, Alexander Schindler, Scientist specialised in MIR, Austrian Institute of Technology
  • Computational musicology, John Ashley Burgoyne, Postdoctoral Research and Lecturer, University of Amsterdam
  • Introduction to web audio, Samuel Goldszmidt, Deputy Head, Resource Center, Institute for Research and Coordination of Acoustic Music (Ircam)
16h00–16h10 Coffee Break

16h10–17h10 From listening to interacting: sound innovations, part 2
Moderator: Johan Oomen, Head of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision R&D Department and Technical Coordinator for Europeana Sounds

  • Semantisation of the speech corpus, Michel Jacobson, computer engineer, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Loire Linguistic Laboratory & Olivier Baude, Lecturer, university of Orléans
  • Europeana Music Channel, David Haskiya, Product Development Manager, Europeana
  • Enrichment and Participation in the Sounds Domain, Maarten Brinkerink, R&D project lead, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
  • Developing a search-by-playing interface to music archives with Tunepal and Europeana, Dr. Bryan Duggan, Lecturer in computer science, Dublin Institute of Technology
17h10-17h15 Concluding remarks by Isabelle Nyffenegger, Director of International Affairs, Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)

17h15–18h00 Music of the past and the present : excerpts of the Cairo Congress of Arab Music (Cairo, 1932) by Hamam Khairy (voice) accompanied by three musicians Iyad Haimour (qanun), Fawaz Baker (‘ûd), Mouhannad Jaramany (percussions) and two backing vocalists.

Chérif Khaznadar, President of the Maison des cultures du monde, Jean Lambert, Member of the Center for Research in Ethnomusicology, and Pascal Cordereix, Head of the sound archives service (Audiovisual Department, BnF), will present the recordings of the Cairo Congress of Arab Music recently digitised.

 
During the conference day, some sound machines from the Charles Cros collection will be exhibited in the meeting hall of the Grand Auditorium. Marianne Deraze, curator of this exhibition, will be available to answer your questions.
 

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Simultaneous interpretation in English and French will be provided, with the support of the General Delegation for the French language and the languages of France.

Online FREE registration is open until seating capacity has been filled: register!