Christmas old records listening session held in December 2021

Two days after lighting the third Advent candle, we organized the fourth old record listening session with a debate club. The session was held on December 14, 2021 in hybrid form; live in the library of the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore...

Listen up! Radio show “Bakina škrinjica” on the Radio Quirinus

On Sunday, December 12, 2021, our associate Irena Miholić was a guest on the show "Bakina škrinjica" edited by Karmen Valenta and broadcasted on Radio Quirinus. They talked about music forms, genres of traditional, popular and artistic music, sheet...

Presentation at the Austrian JuMuWi symposium (2021/11/25-27)

Doctoral student Dora Dunatov presented at the JuMuWi Symposium organized by the Austrian Musicological Society (ÖGMW), held from 25 to 27 November 2021. The title of her poster presentation was "Sounding moments in history: Croatian record...

Presentation at the 6th Congress of Croatian archivists

From October 26 to 29, 2021, the Croatian Archival Society and the State Archive in Split organized 6th Congress of Croatian archivists. This year's theme was "On the threshold of the 3rd decade of the 21st century - inclusion as a condition". The...

Third Old records listening session held in October 2021

On October 29, 2021, another Old record listening session with a debate club was organized. The Listening Session was held live, in the staff room of the Music Academy in Zagreb and online, via the Zoom platform. The theme of the third Old records...

Presentation at the isaScience 2021 Conference

On August 12, 2021, Jelka Vukobratović presented at the isaScience 2021 Conference, an international conference for interdisciplinary research on music and performing arts organized by the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria. She...

Presentation at the 70th anniversary IAML congress

From July 26 to 30, 2021, the International Association of Music Libraries organized a 70th anniversary congress. The congress was attended by our project collaborator Željka Radovinović, presenting the poster titled "The record industry in Croatia...

Listen up! Radio show Traditional Music on Croatian Radio 3

On Monday, June 21, 2021, the Third Program of Croatian Radio broadcasted the radio show Traditional Music edited by Sonja Gospodnetić. In the first part of the one-hour show, the project was presented by Joško Ćaleta, Tanja Halužan, and Dora...

Workshop with Daniel Leech-Wilkinson

Over the past six decades, the way that classical scores are performed has grown increasingly homogenised. We make the case for allowing performances to be much less uniform and performers much more creative. [Challenging Performance] Last week (May...

“Elektroton Catalogue no. 3” published

As of today, another Elektroton sales catalogue is available on our webiste! Elektroton Catalogue no. 3 (with the appendix sheet) is currently stored in the fund of the Law Office of Milan Dečak in the State Archives in Zagreb (HR-DAZG-93). A copy of...

Sales catalogue “Jugoton 1950” published

We are grateful to Mr. Suan Pan, who is known by this name on the internet portals related to domestic record production at 78 rpm, for giving us a scanned copy of Jugoton's catalogue of gramophone records from 1950: Jugoton 1950. With his...

Croatian e-discography database published

As of February 2021, the comprehensive Croatian e-discography database is available for public search. The base covers the period of shellac gramophone records at 78 rpm produced by three record companies based in Zagreb: Edison Bell Penkala,...

The second old record listening session

On Friday, January 29, 2021, the second old record listening session with the debate club was held completely online. It was dedicated to the only informative-interpretative center of industrial heritage in Croatia - the Dutch House of the City...

Workshop with Drago Kunej

In two three-hour terms, on Monday and Wednesday, January 18 and 20, 2021, doc. dr. Drago Kunej held a workshop on the technical characteristics of 78 rpm music records. He is currently the head of the sound archive of the Institute of...

Contributions to the history of the record industry

On December 10th, 2020 we presented at the 12th International Symposium Music in Society (Sarajevo, 2020/12/10-12). Our panel was called Contributions to the History of the Record Industry. The presenters were: Naila Ceribašić: online presentation...

Workshop with Peter Tschmuck

On Monday, November 16, 2020, a workshop was held with Peter Tschmuck. Tschmuck is head of the Department of Cultural Management and Gender Studies at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts. The focus of his research is the music...

The first old record listening session

On Wednesday, 2020/10/21, at the multimedia hall of Zagreb City Library, the first old record listening session was held as a part of this year's event Croatian Book Month. The subject of the session was "Popevke je slagal: Vlaho Paljetak in early...

The radio show “Nepregledno blago” (Radio Sljeme)

On September 10, 2020 project leader dr. sc. Naila Ceribašić, and project collaborators dr. sc. Željka Radovinović and dr. sc. Jelka Vukobratović spoke about the project on the show "Nepregledno blago" edited by Ana Lacković Varga (Radio Sljeme)....