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2015-10-19 17:15 Digital Approaches to Early Music and Linked Music Hackathon

By Richard Lewis

Our partners at OeRC have recently been running a couple of mini-projects under the Semantic Media Network grant: Semantic Linking and Integration of Content, Knowledge and Metadata in Early Music (SLICKMEM) and Semantic Linking of BBC Radio (SLoBR). Both projects have a strong Linked Data remit, publishing a significant amount of new Linked Data to the Web. As they were drawing to a close, Kevin Page was keen to close them with a hack day at which the developer community could experiment with the data sources the projects have generated and enhanced.

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2015-05-26 13:15 Large-scale corpus analysis of historical electronic music

By Nick Collins

We're in the later stages of our Transforming Musicology mini-project, and audio CDs have been gathering around us. Though we have 1000 pieces in our database, we still have quite a number to rip and catalogue, a task that is inevitably going to lead through the summer. We're seeking a strong cross-section of historical electronic music works, and though our holdings in later synth pop and electronic dance music also need to be well rounded, the biggest challenge is surveying earlier works, cross referencing electronic music history textbooks, and seeking out early recordings in an appropriate format. We do want to make sure there are good international holdings, and good representation of female composers, though the institutional male European/North American composer has a certain unfortunate foothold in this area.

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2015-01-15 15:15 Thrash Metal, Wiki Data, and The Problem of Web Scraping

By Justin Gagen

So I was looking at a list of thrash metal bands the other day, like you do, and the first entry caused me an immediate problem.

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2014-06-09 16:15 Project-level Linked Data

By Richard Lewis

The Semantic Web underpins a lot of the technology we are exploring in Transforming Musicology, particularly in its more pragmatic Linked Data incarnation. This technology relies on authorities publishing conformant, linkable data in their knowledge domains.

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2013-12-03 15:30 Exploring musical data sources

By Richard Lewis

One of the key requirements for our social music analysis widget will be access to a large collection of music data. Such a requirement begs a number of important questions:

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2013-10-18 15:00 Social Music Analysis Widget

By Richard Lewis

The Transforming Musicology project includes three musicological work packages intended as case studies to demonstrate how music information retrieval and related technologies may be applied in musicological research. These are complemented by four technical work packages in which an infrastructure for supporting computational musicology will be developed drawing on a lot of existing technology.

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