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 8386 listening experiences from 1323 locations in the database, with 1337 more experiences awaiting approval. Help us to add more.

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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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