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The Art of Science: The Islamic Scientific Manuscript Initiative

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Posted in Bibliography, Cultural Archives & Curation, Major Projects, Projects, Resources, Texts & Languages

    Often overlooked after the European Renaissance, the rich world of the rational sciences in Islamic countries is being revealed by the work of Dr. Jamil Ragep and his team at McGill’s Institute of Islamic Studies under the umbrella group

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“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),

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Constructing Sound Spaces: Open Orchestra

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Posted in Audio / Visual, People, Projects

  How do you bring together musicians across the barriers of time and space? Open Orchestra provides an answer through the creation of an virtual simulated rehearsal environment, that allows individual musicians to practice as part of a pre-recorded ensemble.