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Europeana Sounds Newsletter
29 January 2016

Discover Rap music in Portugal with the project RAPortugal 1986–1999

RAPortugal 1986–1999 is a research project that combines scientific research, training, social intervention and artistic creation. This project, funded by the DGArtes (Directorate-General for Arts), aims at studying what is known as the first period of the history of Rap music in Portugal, from 1986 to 1999, following a previous research developed by Soraia Simões […]

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.

Semantic enrichment of object descriptions in Europeana Sounds

One of the Europeana Sounds project scopes is to improve the Europeana Music Collections browsing experience. A user might search the Europeana music content for specific attributes or features – e.g. music genre, authors, performing artists – to find a specific piece or a specific music collection.

‘Miss Mousie’s Ball’ and ‘The ewe with the crooked horn’: animal-related songs and tunes from the Irish music tradition

After a nice journey through Europeana Sounds items related to goats , let’s continue our series on animals and sounds with some fascinating resources held by the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA).

European composers: sound, image and text

Welcome to the first blog based around the newly launched Europeana Music Collections site! This is an exciting opportunity to showcase some of the most beautiful, interesting and entertaining music-related material on Europeana. The site has been developed as part of the Europeana Sounds project, which aims to add another 500,000 sounds to Europeana, along […]

Surviving the power of English Language: The Saliba-Logea Dialects

Today The Language Archive combed through its collections of recordings to offer to the Europeana Sounds public an insight in two really peculiar dialects of the West Oceanic language group: Saliba and Logea. These are two languages, mutually intelligible belonging to the Suauic group of the Papuan Tip Cluster. In the picture you see the […]

Sounds to celebrate Capricorn!

A happy new year to all of you. At Europeana Sounds we’ve just recently had another publication of metadata onto Europeana: we have now aggregated just shy of 200,000 records, very much on track to meet our targets.

Get ready to discover sounds of Turkish culture and daily life in Istanbul!

With this post we are starting a new series through which we would like to introduce you to Europeana Sounds’ best practice network, beginning with our very first associate partner: Soudscape of Istanbul, whose collections will join the Europeana portal through Europeana Sounds. The Soundscape of Istanbul collection is soon to be available in Europeana […]