Wikipedia sings in Greek!

Do you have a passion for Greek traditional music? Are you interested in sharing knowledge through Wikipedia? Join us and enrich the Greek Wikipedia with sounds from the music collection of the Music Library of Greece of The Friends of Music Society at the Athens Concert Hall! […]

February 15th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

Learning traditional tunes through technology: Europeana Sounds and Tunepal

As part of the Europeana Sounds project, together with Tunepal, Comhaltas and Tobar an Dualchais, Historypin has created a traditional tune identification website that will make it easier for musicians to discover and learn from Irish and Scottish traditional music archival recordings held by Europeana. […]

January 25th, 2016|Music, News|0 Comments

When a ring falls into a well!

Folk greek poetry describes the imaginative trick a certain mother is using while seeking for a groom for her daughter: Her ring fell into a well and she is promising that she will give her older daughter as a bride to the young man that will be able to go down to the sock of [...]

July 27th, 2015|Music, News|0 Comments

Discover Sabhal Mòr Ostaig – Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is Scotland’s National Centre for Gaelic language and culture and home to many innovative projects, including Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches. […]

May 20th, 2014|Music, News, Organisation|2 Comments

Irish Music Manuscripts Web-Published after 100 Years

On 7 January 2014, to mark the centenary of the death of Patrick Weston Joyce, one of the most important collectors of Irish traditional music, the National Library of Ireland joined with the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) to web-publish Joyce music manuscripts in facsimile as part of a Joyce centenary microsite of the Archive. The microsite also presents his published music collections in facsimile and over 1,000 interactive music scores created by ITMA staff for audio playback, reading and printing of the melodies they contain. […]

May 15th, 2014|Music, News|0 Comments