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BarFinder: Search Music Measure by Measure

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A music score can go through many different versions. First the composer writes it, then the copyist may change it a bit, and then the printer may change it further. Or, the composer might create a slightly different score for

“Google Scores”: SIMSSA at McGill

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects, Research, Texts & Languages, Tools Research

     Single Interface for Musical Score Searching and Analysis (or SIMSSA) is the brainchild of principal investigator Dr. Ichiro Fujinaga, who, along with Dr. Julie Cumming (McGill) , Dr. Laurent Pugin (RISM, Switzerland) and Dr. George Tzanetakis (University of Victoria),

ELVIS: Digging into data at McGill

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    Winner of a 2012 “Digging Into Data Challenge” grant, the Electronic Locator of Vertical Interval Successions project at McGill’s Schulich School of Music has only been active since January 2012, yet it has already made waves in the musical