The following streaming music service (free resource and a very cool idea) was announced today.
From a Europeana Blog Post:
Almost 200,000 tracks collected from sound archives across 12 European countries are now available on Europeana Radio. You can browse a wide range of sound recordings (Classical, Folk, Traditional and Popular music, Languages and dialects, Spoken-word, Soundscapes and Natural recordings), play them on random mode, and tag the musical genres recognised. The tagging feature means that all users can become archivists by tagging the musical genres of the recordings whilst listening to them.
More About the Service From Europeana Pro:
Europeana Radio is an interactive tool more than just a radio: users can contribute and enrich the experience for others by tagging the musical genre while listening. Powered by the in-development Europeana Annotations API, this user tagging feature was thought as an opportunity to increase the discoverability of Institutions’ content in Europeana, and therefore enable content to reach more users – one of the platform’s core purposes. Technically speaking, it relies on semantic tagging to allow cross-language search: the tags themselves are drawn from a multilingual vocabulary. For instance, a French user searching for “musique chorale” will find objects tagged with “choral music, the tag value having multiple labels in multiple languages.
Direct to Europeana Radio