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Workshop on digital musicology

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A Research Axis 2 (Music information retrieval) workshop. This workshop is free and open to all.

  • Research Workshop
When Apr 27, 2018
from 09:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Where A832 & A833, Elizabeth Wirth Music Building, 527 Sherbrooke St. West
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Presentations and discussion of recent work in digital musicology, featuring research from the analysis side of our Single Interface for Music Score Searching and Analysis ( 

Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Eleanor Selfridge-Field will no longer be appearing at this workshop. 


  • Ichiro Fujinaga, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Claire Arthur, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Martha Thomae, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Ian Lorenz, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Cory McKay, CIRMMT, Marianopolis College
  • Néstor Nápoles, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
  • Nat Condit-Schultz, CIRMMT, Schulich School of Music, McGill University


9:30-940: Ichiro Fujinaga - Introduction to SIMSSA
9:40-10:00: Claire Arthur, Julie Cumming, Peter Schubert - Whose line is it anyway?: Assessing melodic features of mode in polyphony
10:00 - 10:20: Martha Thomae - Automatic scoring up of mensural parts
10:20-10:40: Julie Cumming, Cory McKay, Jonathan Stuchbery, and Ichiro Fujinaga - Methodologies for Creating Symbolic Early Music Corpora for Musicological Research
10:40-11:00: Ian Lorenz - Cadéac, Gombert, and CRIM: A New Approach to the Renaissance Imitation Mass

11:00-11:20: Coffee Break
11:20-11:45: Cory McKay - jSymbolic: Demonstration and Tutorial
11:45-12:05: Néstor Nápoles - Dataset Creation and Automatic Harmonic Analysis of Joseph Haydn's Op. 20
12:05-12:25: Nat Condit-Schultz - Elision and Enjambment in Musical Lyrics: A Systematic Analysis of Text-Music Organization in Art and Popular Song
Lunch will follow
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