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UK SoundMap

Updated Thursday, 19th September 2013

Everyday sounds from around the country.

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UK SoundMap logo Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: UK SoundMap UK SoundMap was an initiative of the British Library that described itself as "the first nationwide sound map, [which] invited people to record the sounds of their environment, be it at home, work or play".

It was initiated by artists & cultural organisations and encouraged people to participate through an online platform. UK SoundMap was national in orientation and concerned with participation.

It was launched in July 2010 and July 2011. 350 people participated.

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