study day and AFAS General Assembly


Association Française des Archives Sonores

Sound and ethnomusicology archives: some items of news

  • Friday, June 24 from 9 a.m.
  • Cinema
  • Free entrance following mandatory registration with Claire Schneider (csh(at) or Pascal Cordereix (pascal.cordereix(at)
  • meet at 9.00 am or 9.45 am exactly at 222 rue de l'Université (administrative entrance)

programme of the day

morning: session president, Elizabeth Guiliani, AFAS

9.00 am tour of the media library with Anne Faure, Deputy Director of the Heritage and Collections Department, Head of the Media Library of the musée du quai Branly

9.45 am introduction to the day by Anne Faure, musée du quai Branly media library and Elizabeth Giuliani, president of the AFAS

10.00 am presentation of the collective inventory of the original ethnomusicology audio collections of the CREM, MUCEM, musée Guimet, musée du quai Branly, BnF, carried out in the context of a BnF research programme by Pascal Cordereix, Bibliothèque nationale de France

10.15 am Téléméta: towards a "solution for archiving, analysis, encoding and encapsulation of metadata dedicated to research and documentation professions" by Joséphine Simonnot, CREM (Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie/CNRS)

10.30 am the publication (CTSH, Dastum, 2009) of the "archives of the Mission for musical folklore in Lower Brittany in 1939 by the Musée national des arts et traditions populaires" by Marie-Barbara Le Gonidec, MUCEM (Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée)

10.45 am break

11.00 am AFAS General Assembly

afternoon: session president, Claire Schneider, musée du quai Branly

2.00 pm The project for digitising the Pathé Marconi/EMI sound archives of Arabic music by Naima Yahi, association Génériques

2.30 pm the oral heritage portal: FAMDT/BnF/CNRS by Véronique Ginouvès, Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme-Université Aix-Marseille/CNRS

3.00 pm the world events portal and dissemination on the musée du quai Branly's documentary portal by Marie-Hélène Serra, Cité de la musique and Françoise Dalex, musée du quai Branly

3.30 pm the documentary and availability policy for the original ethnomusicology audio collections at the musée du quai Branly, by Claire Schneider, musée du quai Branly

4.00 pm closing session