June 5, 2020

Japan’s National Library (National Diet Library): 1,000 More Sound Recordings From Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion) Now Available to Stream Online

From a National Diet Library Announcement:

On November 27, the National Diet Library (NDL) made approximately 1,000 sound recordings of the Historical Recordings Collection (Rekion) available for streaming online.

Examples of sound recordings:

The total number of recordings contained in Rekion is about 50,000 items. 

Approximately 4,900 of them are provided on the internet, while others are available only on the premises of the NDL and about 300 Rekion partner libraries in Japan and overseas.


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