CIRMMT Workshop on digital musicology

Posted by ich on March 20th, 2015

The subtitle of the workshop held today was Revisiting the collaborative process between music researchers and computer programmers. The workshop opened with a remark by CIRMMT Distinguished Lecturer Frans Wiering. Four papers were presented by SIMSSA members: Laura Risk and Lillio Mok, The fingerprint algorithm: Detecting and quantifying similarity in fiddle tunes (see below for more details); Jon Wild and Andie Sigler: Towards automated stylistic fingerprinting of Renaissance polyphony using dissonance-treatment schemata; Alex Morgan, Interval succession analysis, dissonance treatment, and transparency in Renaissance treatises and tepertoire; René Rusch and Ryan Bannon, Music analysis as a workflow? An automated approach to studying voice leading in the Bach chorales.