María today passed on to me the URL to Music Memory (http://www.musicmemory.org), a US-based project to preserve historical and traditional American and international musical sound recordings for posterity: Music Memory’s mission is to preserve audio recordings for present and future generations. […]
I discovered the AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music and the King’s Sound Archive at King’s College, London, probably a couple of years back and long before I conceptualised the Music Will Win The War project. […]
Off to sunny Spain for a well-deserved 10 day break from work. I’ve meanwhile rebuilt the Radio Days front end (http://radiodays.eu); and will be moving ‘Music Will Win The War’ there when I get back.
One week on, and still busy getting some content into the site … there are too few hours in the day. Ideally we should have letters of support to show the HLF, so yesterday evening I wrote, via his agent, to […]
A couple of days ago, completely by chance, I discovered Mozilla’s Open Badges programme. It reminds me a little of the eFolio system I envisaged back in 2000; and is, it seems to me, just the right incentivisation for student […]
Just remembered today, while uploading screenshots of the WWI portable gramophones we used for our song recital and exhibition in December, this great video illustrating”Portable Gramophones of The Great War : Decca, Apollo, Packtrola”.
Day 3 already … so much to do and life is so short! I’ve added the (functional) footnotes to the first two pages of the online proposal documents, added some media files, announced the project in Twitter … … and […]
If you’re browsing the site on the day (yep, 26th March 2014) I publish this first post, I’ve a confession to make: it’s not ready yet! Still loads of editing to do, in particular of the footnotes/endnotes. So please bear […]