Unlocking sound collections in Vilnius!

Last Friday Europeana Sounds held its second public conference, and what a day it was. We had singing, dancing and plenty of laughter as we celebrated the musical heritage of Europe and highlighted our project achievements. […]

November 14th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Unlocking sound collections in Vilnius!

Voices from the past resonate today

The Sound (re)discovery event “Voices from the past, voices of today” took place at the BnF on Sunday 18 September 2016. This concert, part of the European Heritage Days celebrations at BnF, was attended by around 120-150 people. […]

October 26th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Voices from the past, voices of today: Sound (re)discovery event at the BnF

The past still resonates today… This is the idea behind the (re)discovery event that will take place under the auspices of the National Library of France (BnF) and Europeana Sounds on Sunday 18th September from 17:00 to 18:30. Everyone is welcome to attend (for free). […]

September 1st, 2016|Events, Music, News|0 Comments

Greek summer feasts (panigyria) and their role in the transition from traditional to new-folk music

Among Music Library of Greece of the Friends of Music Society (FMS) traditional music collection on Europeana Sounds portal, there is one song that refers to the Greek feasts (panigiria). These festivals, more common in summertime, constitute the main performance circumstances during which traditional music is being transferred through generations. […]

July 21st, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

Women singing tradition in Lynežeris village, Lithuania

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. […]

April 7th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

Promoting sound heritage, an Italian story: Gavino Gabriel

Today on our blog, we discover – thanks to the Istituto Centrale per i Beni Sonori ed Audiovisivi – the essential role of Gavino Gabriel in promoting ethnomusicology and field researching in Italy. […]