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Europeana Music Collections – Call to curators for 2017!

During 2016 the Europeana Sounds project consortium curated the Europeana Music Collections. We’ve explored plenty of themes over the year including European composers, Mongolian folk music, the Vienna court opera and Antonio Salieri and now we’re ready to find some more for 2017. The curation has involved our project partners highlighting the sheer breadth of audio heritage which is available in Europeana Music and highlighting musical gems which may have otherwise been hidden to the untrained searcher. […]

February 2nd, 2017|Music, News, Organisation, Sound categories|0 Comments

The British Library is curating Europeana Music Collections in February, with musical instruments of Africa!

This month, we take a look at musical instruments of Africa. The musical instruments of Africa are well represented on Europeana Music Collections, thanks to the wide and varied records from Musical Instrument Museums Online (MIMO).  This blog gives just a glimpse into some of the different types of instruments that can be found in Africa. […]

February 1st, 2017|News, Sound categories|0 Comments

Interactive platform Europeana Radio opens up access to Europe’s sound treasures

  Press Release, 12 January 2017 Europeana Radio marks the beginning of easy and interactive access to Europe’s sound treasures, where listeners are free to browse, listen and tag. Launched by Europeana Sounds and Europeana Foundation, the platform will be available at http://radio-player.europeana.eu/ from 12 January 2017. […]

January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Interactive platform Europeana Radio opens up access to Europe’s sound treasures

Create something brilliant with Europeana Music Collections and win a share of €25,000

Calling all creative thinkers! From now until 29 February, we’d like you to submit your designs for fantastic products and services which make the most of Europe’s rich Music digital cultural heritage. […]

February 8th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

The first 26,620 recordings are now up on Europeana!

The Europeana Sounds project has moved up a gear, now that the first set of records can be found on Europeana and listened to as well. This is a big step forward to publishing on Europeana around 500,000 sound recordings and 220,000 audio-related content, over the next two years. […]

June 8th, 2015|Music, News, Sound categories|0 Comments