46th Annual IASA Conference

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 2015 annual conference will be hosted 27 September through 1 October at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris, France.
Richard Ranft will present "Enhancing the discovery of Europe’s sound archives" on 29 September. Tom Miles will facilitate the workshop "Preparing metadata for Europeana to improve discoverability of audio archives" on 1 October.

September 27th, 2015|Comments Off on 46th Annual IASA Conference

Celebration at the top of your voice

In the early 1970s Danielle Musset, ethnologist, recorded a series of field recordings at the north end of Transylvania, in the village of Moiseni, in Oas country (or Oach). […]

August 18th, 2015|Music, News|0 Comments

BISA 2015 Conference

The British and Irish Sound Archives 2015 gathering will be hosted by BBC Archives. Richard Ranft will present the Europeana Sounds project on Friday 5th June at 2.30pm.

June 5th, 2015|Comments Off on BISA 2015 Conference

Commonwealth Games

The Europeana Sounds project will be presented during a workshop at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, by Mairead Dhòmhnallach from Tobar an Dualchais. This workshop will navigate around the several thousand of hours of amazing Gaelic and Scots recordings from the 1930s onwards from the archives of the School of Scottish Studies (University of Edinburgh), [...]

August 1st, 2014|Comments Off on Commonwealth Games

Goin’ out west: preserving sound at Stanford University

Established in 1958, the Archive of Recorded Sound at Stanford University has since become one of the largest sound archives in the United States, with a collection of over 400,000 recordings. […]