Audio files (such as interviews or lectures) including podcasts
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-05-18 17:15
In a podcast for the University of Leicester, Dr Sarah Knight and Dr Mary Ann Lund both from School of English, discuss the recent discovery of the remains of King Richard III and how it will change the relationship between history, literature and archaeology.
Submitted by Mathurin Kerbusso on Sat, 2013-05-04 05:38
Mathurin reports that Ld. Johann Steinarsson's song "The Sons of Calontir" is now available at The CalonSound Project website.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-04-05 13:08
HL Mathurin Kerbusso reports that new content has been added to the online CalonSound Project, which endeavors to record and archive the original stories, songs, poems, and instrumental works of the artists of Calontir. Recently included were the works of Hyrim de Guillon.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-03-12 16:17
Jan Janssen van den Zype geheeten van den Goere reports that a discussion regarding relocation of the 2014 Rowany Festival to a new site is available online, both in written and audio format.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-12-29 12:32
Since 2006, construction workers in Istanbul have worked along with archaeologists to uncover layer after layer of Byzantine history buried beneath the city and the Bosphorus Strait. Now the transit and tunnel project has revealed the "world's biggest shipwreck collection ever found."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-11-17 21:00
BBC Radio 3 The Essay offers a series of 15-minute portraits of great Anglo-Saxons in an audio podcast. The series features acclaimed historians.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-10-30 18:56
Women were rarely recognized as poets in Tudor England, but the chance discovery of a love poem by Elizabeth Dacre to Sir Anthony Coke has given new insight into courtly love in Elizabeth I's time. Dr. Elaine Treharne of Stanford University discusses the poem in podcast for WAMC's Academic Minute.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-10-25 18:04
An Academic Minute on WAMC radio discusses the recent archaeological discovery of remains which could possibly be those of King Richard III who was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. The podcast features Norman Housley, a professor of history at the University of Leicester.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-09-28 14:55
Mrs. Colin Steer is not enthused about her husband's discovery of a medieval well under their living room floor. Curiosity about an indentation in the floor led to the discovery that has now sparked tension in the family. David Greene of NPR has the brief story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-09-18 16:02
Bo Vanderberg reports that he has posted an album of photos from the production of Beowulf, the Road Show, presented at Pennsic 41. The photos are available on his Flickr website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-09-13 15:55
The staff of the Pennsic Independent has added a podcast to their many services to the community. Among the Pennsic 41 interviews was one with Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David D. Friedman) about Pennsic and the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-08-24 13:15
A recent interview on Q104.5's morning program, Up & Adam, featured an interview with Kiffini Wittstron (Kiffany of Canale), a Countess in the Kingdom of the West, who is a former on air personality at the station. Kiffini answered questions about the SCA and how it differs from LARPing.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-06-28 12:03
Linguist David Crystal loves the English language and its habit of adopting words from other languages. In a recent NPR interview, Crystal discusses English as a "vacuum cleaner of a language," and his book The Story of English in 100 Words. (audio)
Submitted by lorelei_skye on Mon, 2012-06-11 08:23
Are you looking for wonderful SCA entertaiment for your summer event driving? Look no further than "For The Dream! - A Bardic Fundraiser".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-05-16 18:28
The recent Arab Spring, in North Africa and the Middle East, was not the first, according to a Deborah Amos report on NPR. The first was the conflict of culture between the Byzantine Empire and the new Islamic religion in the seventh century to the ninth centuries.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-05-04 19:12
In a recent article and podcast for BBC News Magazine, David Cannadine "looks at a selection of the world's cathedrals and the important contribution that they have made to the broader lives of their respective cities and countries."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-04-22 16:19
Performers dressed as gladiators will no longer be able to make money having their photos taken with tourists, according to city officials. NPR commentator Renee Montagne has the brief audio report for Morning Edition.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-04-09 18:37
Lady Isolde de Lengadoc of Ealdormere reports that a bardic fundraising album is now available to download from the iBards website. Profits from the album will be donated to the SCA General Fund.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2012-03-26 17:38
A new British Library recording offers scenes from Shakespeare spoken in a reconstruction of the Elizabethan accent. NPR's Weekend Edition interviewed Ben Crystal, who directed and acted in the project.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-01-04 16:13
In a recent interview, NPR's Robert Siegel investigates the magic of stilt-walking, including the 600-year-old tradition of stilt-jousting in the city of Namur, Belgium. The story is available in print and audio.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-12-26 18:15
Scientists have long puzzled over the acoustic properties of grand churches and performances of late Renaissance music with its elaborate, up-tempo harmonies. Now a physicist and a music technologist believe they have cracked the secret.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-10-02 23:45
Visitors to Stonehenge never have the opportunity to experience the monument the way their early ancestors would have, but now BBC accoustic engineers have re-created the sound of a ritual held 4,000 years ago.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-08-29 17:00
How did Christopher Columbus really change history? Not by the "discovery" of the New world, but by ecological convulsion, the exchange of plants, animals and diseases between the two continents. Such is the premise of Charles C. Mann's new book 1493.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-07-27 08:03
On PRI's radio program The World, host Lisa Mullins interviews Roman history professor Michael Carter, of Brock University in Ontario, about the life and death of Roman gladiator Diodorus, who died in the 3rd century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-07-01 13:38
Jonathan Blackbow of the Kingdom of Atlantia recently was interviewed about the use of Zoombang armor. A podcast of the interview is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-06-25 15:33
Dame TSivia and Fursto de Robnye report that the Kitchen Bardic Party II CD has been released.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2011-06-22 11:35
Armour Archive Radio will be interviewing Al Colfrin of Istanpitta on Wednesday, June 22 at 9:00 p.m. EDT / 6:00 p.m. PDT.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2011-06-04 17:36
According to Woody Drake of Brothers Drake meadery in Columbus, Ohio, the mead-making business is booming in the United States, thanks largely to the new trend in eating - and drinking - local products. Tim Fitzsimmons of NPR's Weekend Edition has the audio story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2011-05-31 16:14
Delighted by the royal wedding and dazzled by the venue? If so, you may want to visit the BBC's 360 degree virtual tour of Westminster Abbey.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2011-05-29 20:05
HL Mathurin Kerbusso has announced that the CalonSound Project, which chronicles the musical history of the Kingdom of Calontir, has moved to a new location. The move is celebrated by the release of a collection of songs by Mistress Safiya bin Suleiman.