The Finnish National Sound Archive
Collection materials in format
The Finnish National Sound Archive is Finland's most extensive archive of public recordings. It contains most Finnish audio recordings produced since 1901.
The Finnish National Sound Archive is Finland's most extensive archive of public recordings. It contains most Finnish audio recordings produced since 1901. The archive also includes several unique music collections obtained from private parties.
The Finnish National Sound Archive is accrued through legal deposit copies, procurements and donations. The archive contains both music and voice recordings.
You can study copies of the recordings in the Music Library's listening room.
Temporal coverage of the collectionmodern times (1900-)
Spatial coverage of the collectionFinland
Main collectionThe Finnish National Sound Archive
SubcollectionsThe collection of playback and recording equipment The collection of clippings from music magazines Sheet music publication collection The voice recording collection The Music Recording Collection
Restrictions of useOnly for Listening room Only for reading rooms Digitised on legal deposit terminals Kept in closed stack collection, use requires ordering the publication
Publication linksSuhonen, M. (1992). Helsingin yliopiston kirjaston musiikkikokoelmien vuosisada… (opens a new tab)
Mostly legal deposit copies, also procurements and donations.