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The Finnish National Sound Archive

Collection materials in format

Sound recording
Analogue
Digital
Digitised

The Finnish National Sound Archive is Finland's most extensive archive of public recordings. It contains most Finnish audio recordings produced since 1901.

Collection description

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.

Material type

archives
newspaper clippings
music recordings
sheet music publications
speech recordings
online materials

Accrual status

Continuous

Temporal coverage of the collection

modern times (1900-)

Spatial coverage of the collection

Finland