PROJECT

Polish traditional music phonographic heritage

2014

Phase „0”

Research topped out with publishing of the book: Jacek Piotr Jackowski: Preserving old recording. The outline of phonographic and film documentation of Polish music and dance traditions, part 1 (the verge of the 19th and 20th century – till the Second World War). Warsaw 2014: The Institute of Art…

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2015

Phase I

The purpose of the project was to start phase I of activities aimed at precise determination of the state of resources and preservation of historical phonographic heritage of Polish traditional music while securing it as well as describing in a precise and systematic way.

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2015

Digitisation of pre-WW1 recordings and the first album of “The Oldest Sounds Documents of Polish Traditional Music” series.

In 2015, after several years of queries and preparations we topped out our foregoing cooperation with The Tatra Museum in Zakopane with digitisation of recordings…

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2015

1st Scientific Conference “Polska muzyka tradycyjna – dziedzictwo fonograficzne” („Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage”)

Within the framework of the first phase of the project the conference „Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage. Present state, preservation and sharing” was held. During the conference specialists of various scientific units presented their papers.

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2015

Our work (phase I) in media and literature

Broadcasts dedicated to the subject of the ethno-phonographic heritage are also parts of the project Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage…

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2016

Phase II

The purpose of the second phase of the project was to continue the work aimed at creating one central digital repository of archival recordings of Polish traditional music. Resources of other institutions and collections were taken into consideration. Field researches were still carried on.

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2016

2nd Scientific Conference “Polska muzyka tradycyjna – dziedzictwo fonograficzne” („Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage”)

Researchers from The Fryderyk Chopin Institute, The National Library, The Polish Radio, Phonographic Collection of Polish Academy of Sciences, The National Digital Archive as well as the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences took active part in the Conference.

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2016

Building a central repository

In 2016 we began works over the project and implementation of the new IT tool – a digital repository and an application dedicated to archival recordings of traditional music.

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2016

Our work (phase II) in media and literature

Broadcasts and articles describing our activities undertaken during the second phase of the project.

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2017

Phase III

The purpose of the third phase of the project was to continue to works on digitisation, securing and sharing the recordings. The oldest part of the Phonographic Collection of the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences was digitised as well as the recordings of outside collections.

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2017

The first phase of digitisation of the oldest carriers from the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences

Due to the specifics of the original carriers – soft plates of Decelith type and varnished plates of Pyral type recorded very soon after the end of WW2 (the first recordings were taken down in August 1945) as well as the need of a specific substantive-technical approach…

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2017

The second album of “The Oldest Sounds Documents of Polish Traditional Music” series

During the implementation of the project, in cooperation with Berliner Phonogramm-Archiv we published an album “Polish fold songs in Opole Silesia, collected on the phonograph by Paul Schmidt in 1913”.

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2017

Presenting the project at conferences (2017)

On 21 November 2017 at the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music, during the 7th National Conference of Sound Libraries – Archiving-Rescue for Phonographic Relics, PhD Jacek Jackowski presented a paper called – “Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage”.

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2017

Our work (phase III) in media and literature

Broadcasts and articles about the third phase of the project.

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2018

Phase IV

Within the framework of phase IV of the project queries and research of the quantity and quality state of the cultural heritage such as archival documentary recordings of Polish traditional music were continued. An agreement between several institutions, archives and collections was reached.

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2018

The second phase of digitisation of the oldest carriers from the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences

In 2018 we continued the digitisation (which began in the previous year) of the original historical carriers – soft Decelith plates as well as varnished Pyral plates recoded soon after the end of WW2.

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2018

Sources Phonogram 2017

1st Prize for The Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences

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2018

Finding and digitisation of the three surviving pre-war phonographic cylinders coming from the Central Phonographic Archive

The fact that in historical researches and looking for the mementos of the past we should never ‘dot the i’s and cross the t’s’ became clear to us in 2018. While the collection of the Central Phonographic Archive in many resources was described as fully destroyed…

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2018

Replaying the oldest recording of the National Anthem of Poland

In the fourth phase of the project implemented in 2018, that is during the 100th anniversary of regaining the independence, among the digitised rare publications there was also one of the oldest recordings of the National Anthem of Poland…

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2018

Presenting the project at conferences and workshops (2018)

Conferences and workshops during which another phase of the project „Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage” was discussed.

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2018

Phonography for music and science: history, accounts, the present

Between 25th and 26th September 2018 the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences held the scientific conference organised to celebrate the 140th anniversary of patenting the phonograph by Thomas Alva Edison.

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2018

Our work (phase IV) in media and literature

Broadcasts and articles about the fourth phase of the project.

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2019

Phase V

In the fifth phase of the project we accomplished the development of the only and the biggest one repository of documental and archival recordings of Polish traditional music by expanding its content with outside as well as own collections.

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2019

Central digital repository of archival recordings of traditional music

8th Conference of Sound Libraries „Polish Phonography from the Independent Until Present” in Gołuchów near Kalisz.

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2019

Presenting the project at conferences (2019)

Conferences and workshops during which another phase of the project „Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage”.

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2019

Our work (phase V) in media and literature

Fifth phase of the project „Polish traditional music” in articles and radio broadcasts.

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2020

Phase VI

Sixth phase of the project „Polish traditional music”.

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2020

Conference Polish Traditional Music – a phonographic heritage

On 22nd September 2020 the Wilanów Library held the conference „Polish Traditional Music – a Phonographic Heritage. Present state, preservation and sharing” organised by the Phonographic Collection of the Institute of Art of Polish Academy of Sciences.

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2020

Digitalizacja, archiwizacja, rekonstrukcja oraz datafikacja, indeksacja, deskrypcja, redakcja

Prowadzone w każdym etapie projektu pace przy zbiorach dokumentalnych nagrań muzyki tradycyjnej to zadania interdyscyplinarne, łączące problemy zarówno ze świata technologii…

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2020

Opisywanie nagrań archiwalnych muzyki tradycyjnej

Jednym z istotnych zadań realizowanych w ramach szóstego etapu projektu są prace nad tworzeniem przepisów (instrukcji) katalogowania i deskrypcji dokumentalnych nagrań muzyki tradycyjnej zarówno tych historycznych jak i rejestrowanych współcześnie. Prace te…

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2020

O naszych pracach w roku 2020 w mediach i literaturze

Audycje oraz artykuły o naszych działaniach w 2020 roku.

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2021

Muzyka utrwalona. Fotografie dźwiękowe polskiej kultury muzycznej – Konferencja online

W dniach 14-16 kwietnia odbbyła się Konferencja Naukowa “Muzyka utrwalona. Fotografie dźwiękowe polskiej kultury muzycznej” organizowana przez Pracownię Kultury Muzycznej i Folklorystyki Akademii Muzycznej im. Feliksa Nowowiejskiego w Bydgoszczy.

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2021

Etap VII

W ramach siódmego etapu projektu kontynuowano lub zakończono milowe etapy prac nad już zagregowanymi kolekcjami…

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2021

Geomapping informacji o nagraniach znajdujących się w cyfrowym repozytorium

W 2021 r. zakończyliśmy istotny etap prac związanych z geomappingiem. System Etnofon został wyposażony w dedykowaną, stworzoną w wyniku wnikliwych analiz zgromadzonego materiału i na potrzeby repozytorium bazę danych miejsc, która jest stale uzupełniana w miarę opracowywania nowych zasobów.

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2021

ETNOFON: Kolejne płyty w wersji on-line na Etnofon.pl, nowa seria wydawnicza i repozytorium jako narzędzie badawcze

W 2021 r. został wydany album CD/DVD poświęcony tradycjom pogrzebowym w gminie Kadzidło na Kurpiach, który zapoczątkował nową serię wydawniczą IS PAN Contemporary Field Recordings, w ramach serii planujemy publikowanie dokumentów dźwiękowych nagrywanych współcześnie.

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2021

O naszych pracach w roku 2021 na konferencjach, w mediach i literaturze

Problematyka i zagadnienia stanowiące przedmiot badań i działań w ramach projektu Polska muzyka tradycyjna – dziedzictwo fonograficzne. Stan aktualny, zachowanie, udostępnianie zostały w 2021 r. zaprezentowane przez kierownika projektu, dr. Jacka Jackowskiego na dwóch konferencjach krajowych oraz…

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2022

Dziedzictwo etnofonograficzne a kwestie prawne

Jednym z głównych celów projektu Polska muzyka tradycyjna – dziedzictwo fonograficzne. Stan aktualny, zachowanie, udostępnianie jest badanie aspektów prawnych związanych z udostępnianiem nagrań i tworzeniem współczesnej dokumentacji oraz wdrażanie wypracowanych rozwiązań w tym zakresie.

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