IL SUONO DELLA RICERCA is a Tempo Reale project achieved thanks to the support of SIAE / Progetto SIAE – Classici di Oggi. This project is composed of four different actions, all connected to the subject of contemporary classical music Read More
  • SYMPHONY DEVICE. Sound Theatre for devices

    An actual concert for machines: everyday devices and appliances, TVs, hard disks, printers, scanners, blenders and more come alive in a musical perspective (hacked with distance control systems) and create an ensemble without human beings. Read More
  • TRK. Sound Club | III edizione

    TRK. Sound Club is back! This project by Tempo Reale is dedicated to the international experimental music scene: four new appointments taking place on a monthly basis, starting from January 2018. Read More

    Tempo Reale is involved in the European project THE SOUNDSCAPE WE LIVE IN, a strategic partnerships project, financially supported by the Erasmus+ program (2016-2019), developing around the soundscape's listening. Read More

    Founded by Luciano Berio in Florence in 1987, it is now one of the main European reference points for research, production and educational activities in the field of new musical technologies and electronic music
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The archival collection presents itself as a conglomeration of materials acquired and produced by Tempo Reale in the twenty-five years following its foundation, up to the present day. The present condition of the archive corresponds to the organizational criteria that were defined at the end of the 90s in order to classify both historical and current material. The collection contains materials related to the centre's musical production and documents regarding Tempo Reale's activities (preparatory sound material, computer realization materials, audio/video recordings, posters, librettos, letters and documents). 

In parallel, the archive presents a section of “scores” containing works by twentieth century composers and a “documentation” section featuring other musical and technical materials pertaining the interpretation of electronic compositions penned by some of the most important historical composers and by other young talents.
The collection is ever-growing by nature and is constantly updated. The production or acquisition of new materials requires the continuous integration of its content.

Tempo Reale's archive is a part of and adheres to the following national project:

MiBAC – Unified Informational System for Superintendence of the Arts

MiBAC – Portal for Musical Archives

In 2012 Tempo Reale's Archive was recognized by Tuscany's Superintendence of Archival Heritage as a institution of “particularly important historical interest”.

The center also has in storage the following archives:
-Albert Mayr's “Soundscape” Archive