The MMSH Sound Archives is dedicated to collecting recordings from the audio heritage considered to be of ethnological, linguistic, historical, musicological or literary value on the Mediterranean space. The Sound Archives document fields that are little covered by conventional sources, or complements them from the point of view of actors or witnesses. The archive, which boasts over 4000 hours, is made up of archives deposited by researchers working with oral interviews, and associations involved in the preservation of regional heritage. Over 2000 hours have been indexed in Ganoub (south in Arabic), as its database is known. Maintaining the catalogue is a continuous process, with new references being entered each week. More...