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Photo by Ebuen Clemente Jr on Unsplash World Piano Day

Happy World Piano Day!

Happy World Piano Day! To mark this wonderful annual celebration of such an important instrument, we’ve compiled a few highlights from Cities and Memory compositions over recent projects that use the piano as a central element – these are sounds that combine the piano with

Spring Project – help us remix the world

Twice per year, we unlock the Cities and Memory vaults and invite you inside to help us remix the world, one sound at a time – this is the Spring Project open call! If you’d like to reimagine a sound to be part of the

Polar Sounds in the news

Our Polar Sounds project has been in the news all over the world over the last few weeks – and we’ve collected together a few of the highlights here for you to read, listen to and enjoy: Interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme Feature

L’immacolata – church bells in the forest

Cesuna, northern Italy: in this field recording, church bells ring in the forest just outside the entrance to a long pedestrian tunnel that is part of a footpath made from an old train track. The train track ran from Asiago to Rocchette and has now

A sister vessel: Paris, France

The storming of the Bastille prison on July 14, 1789 has been commemorated in France for more than a century. Today, the festivities of July 14 are as popular as ever and in Paris, the celebrations culminate with a magnificent fireworks display at the Eiffel