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Research Seminar Series “Musicologists and Their Sources: The Alchemy of Turning Parchment into Pixels” (being part of the COST Action Early Muse)

June 21 - June 25

[These Seminars will be held in English]

21 June, 9:30-12:45, classroom B310 (Tower B): Early Music Projects at CESEM I

9:30-9:40: Welcome

9:40-10:35: PEM – the beginning

11:00-12:05: Neglected sources made accessible

12:15-12:45: discussion


22 June, 9:30-12:15, classroom B309 (Tower B):

From manuscript to pixel: tips for a digitizing campaign and for handling endangered sources

9:30-10:00: presentation by Zuelma Chaves & Carla Crespo

10:00-10:15: presentation by Martha Thomae

10:15-10:30: discussion


Early music projects at CESEM II – Identifying endangered sources

11:00-12:00: Manuscripts from the founding period of the Convent of Jesus in Aveiro (Kristin Hoefener, 15 min.),

11h:15-1130: The Musical Manuscripts from the Monastery of Belém. The Exploration of an Unknown Hieronymite Tradition (Océane Boudeau, 15 min.)

11:30-11:45: Echoes from the Past: Unveiling a Lost Soundscape with Digital Analysis (Elsa De Luca 15 min.)

11:45-12:15: discussion


24 June, 10:30-11:45, classroom B310 (Tower B): Music Retrieval Tools (OMR and music analysis)

10:30-11:15: Overview for early music (Martha Thomae, Antoine Phan and Elsa De Luca)

11:15-11:45: discussion

14:00-15:30: Session to write the “public facing” report and for the preparation of the instructional video and blog entry for the EarlyMuse website (https://earlymuse.eu/publications/blog/).


25 June, 10:30-11:45, classroom B310 (Tower B): MEI encoding of early music

10:30-11:15: What is MEI? The Neumes Module (Martha Thomae, Elsa De Luca)

11:15-11:45: discussion


27 June, 9:15 – 29 June 12:00: International conference Digital Technologies Applied to Music Research. Methodologies, Projects and Challenges


29 June, 9:30 – 12:00: EarlyMuse COST sessions.



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June 25
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