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Friday, 12 January 2018

British Library What's On - Celebrate 140 years of recorded sound


British Library What's On - Celebrate 140 years of recorded sound
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Take a look at what you can hear next as our events programme and free exhibition celebrating the Library's sound archive continue.
Shirley Collins: Words and Music
Saturday 20 January 19.00 – 21.00

One of the key voices of British folk music discusses and performs her music, and reads from her new autobiography All in the Downs. Come early for a screening of the new documentary The Ballad of Shirley Collins.

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Shirley Collins
Visitors at the Listen exhibition
Listen:
140 Years of Recorded Sound

Free exhibition
Until Sunday 13 May

Sound. Take the time to explore it. How important have the sounds of the past 140 years been to our lives? Dive into the British Library sound archive and explore the significance of sound since the phonograph was invented in 1877.

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Save Our Sounds
Interested in helping to preserve the nation’s heritage? Donate to Save Our Sounds, a programme to digitise our sound archive and store the sounds safely so that they can be accessed forever.

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Season of Sound cassette

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