Sources of Ethnomusicology
The project entails the digitization, documentation, and promotion of ethnomusicological auditory and audiovisual archives conserved at Labex, the French National Library (BnF), the Quai Branly Museum, and the Center for Research in Ethnomusicology (CREM) of the Laboratory of Ethnology and Comparative Sociology (LESC). The objective is to pursue the digitization and documentation of emblematic archival collections (great scientific events, exhibitions, and producers), and to make them available to different audiences by creating links between complementary but disparate collections. On this occasion, a common ethnomusicological frame of reference (music instruments, voice, dance, etc.) will be developed, thereby constituting a first step for the sharing of data. What is at stake with this project is the facilitation of access to these heritage collections, the wider distribution of the world’s oral musical traditions, and innovative modes of digital access.
Building on this first step, other French and European institutions with similar collections can become program partners.
Coordination Lesc-Crem : Aude Julien Da Cruz Lima
- Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)
- Musée du quai Branly, service de la médiathèque
- Laboratoire d’ethnologie et de sociologie comparative (LESC, UMR 7186, CNRS – Université Paris Ouest), Centre de recherches en ethnomusicologie (Lesc-Crem)