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2015-11-27 14:30 Addressing the Music Information Needs of Musicologists

By Richard Lewis

As a research project progresses it's quite common to get the point where you feel ready to explain rather than just report your findings. This is the point where you're ready to give a tutorial. The ISMIR (International Society for Music Information Retrieval) conference has run a tutorials track for several years and many of the topics in MIR which have been the subject of research eventually solidify into practical techniques which can be presented in this tutorial format. ISMIR tutorials are three hours long and often presented by just a small number of people.

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2015-05-06 13:30 Setting Up Audio Search Tools

By Richard Lewis

One of our particular areas of interest in computational musicology here at Goldsmiths is audio search: building a database of music recordings and being able to search in that database using audio queries.

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2015-03-16 13:30 Medieval Music, Big Data and the Research Blend

By Gregorio Bevilacqua

With the Transforming Musicology mini-project Medieval Music, Big Data and the Research Blend we attempt to address the question of the function of the conductus, a corpus of almost 900 thirteenth-century Latin poems variably set to monophonic and polyphonic music – a repertory that does not seem to have a clear place in the medieval liturgy. Although the themes are mostly devotional, the texts set to music cover a wide range of topics. The known manuscript sources of the conductus (i.e. organised collections of music and poetry) do not provide much information about the significance and scope of the genre.

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