Welcome to The Listening Experience Database

This is an open and freely searchable database that brings together a mass of data about people’s experiences of listening to music of all kinds, in any historical period and any culture.

There are currently 8830 listening experiences from 1427 locations in the database, with 910 more experiences awaiting approval. Help us to add more.

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The hidden listeners: uncovering the historical evidence for the experience of music

The hidden listeners: uncovering the historical evidence for the experience of music

Wednesday 29 March 2017
Time: 11.00-15.00
Venue: Blythswood Room, Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow
Booking: https://hiddenlisteners.eventbrite.co.uk

Contributor newsletter December 2016

Dear all,

Here's the latest newsletter from the Listening Experience Database project.

LED1 conference proceedings
Preparation of the proceedings of last year’s conference ‘Listening to music: people, practices and experiences’ continues to progress well. The chapters are now with a copy editor, and we are aiming for publication in a freely accessible online format around Easter 2017.

LED2 conference
The second project conference is planned for 2017/18, and we’ll have more information for you in the New Year.

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