Library and Information Services, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Have You ever Wondered What Our Ancestors Listened To?

British Library Sounds is a collection of archival sound recordings.  Case-studies offer quick podcasts about different aspects of the collection.  Listen to Emily Worthington, a music researcher, or hear Paul Long talking about historic jazz recordings. Other podcasts desribe working on accents and dialects.  Click here then choose an enthusiast!

Example of recent query: An enquirer wanted to know about an early record label.  British Library Sounds had several podcasts by an expert in recording history.

Podcast of a visit to the British Library Sound Archive

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