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Audio Collection

Unique voice records are preserved at the depositories of Audio Archive. The speech of Akaki Tsereteli, address to future generations, dated with 1912. The "Golden Fonds" of the archive holds the poetry articulated by Akaki Tsereteli: “Mgosani”, “Gantiadi.” The romances sang by Vano Sarajishvili are also preserved in this fonds. “The couplets from the life of old Tbilisi” represented by the actors B. Abashia and N. Gotsiridze.

The rich collections of the records are preserved at the archive. It contains the masterpieces of the Italian operatic music from the end of the 19th century till the beginning of the 20th century.

Here are the audio records of Georgian folk music, performed by M. Tarkhnisvili, S. Kavsadze, K. Pachkoria, Dz. Lolua and other ethnographical ensembles and chorus.

From literary-dramatic records we can designate the monologues read by the coryphaeus of Georgian theatre Ushangi Chkheidze, the fragments from Georgian performances by Sh. Ghambashidze, T. Chavchavadze, M. Davitashvili, Veriko Anjaparidze, Akaki Khorava, Akaki Vasadze and others.

The treasure of the Audio Archive represents the voice records of famous Georgian scientists: Korneli Kekelidze, Akaki Shanidze, Giogi Chubinashvili, Giorgi Akhvlediani, Ivane Beritashvili, Niko Muskhelishvili, Ilia Vekua, Shalva Chkhetia and others.