Street musicians, May 1989, New Orleans. Photographed by Brenda Anderson. Photo: Brenda Anderson.
Gennadiĭ Vasil’evich Yudin Collection, Musicians accompany two men eating, attended by three servants, c.1860-1900, watercolor. Photo: Yudin Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington.
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.
"A party of Orangemen marched through here to-day—colours flying, drums beating and playing tunes most offensive to the Catholics. They were ornamented with orange lilies, ribbons, etc., to commemorate the Battle of the Boyne: it is a shameful"