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Reel to Real: Ethnomusicology and Sound at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford


The Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford has recently released Reel to Real, a digital collection pertaining to sound and video from ethnomusicology research. “The content of the recordings ranges from spirits singing in the rainforests of the Central African Republic to children’s songs and games in playgrounds throughout Europe.”

The website features playlists of curated material along with archival photographs taken at the same time the recordings were made.


To learn more, explore the Reel to Real collection.

Posted by on May 6, 2013.

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