The first session of the Digital Humanities in Early Music Research series took place
The first session of the Digital Humanities in Early Music Research series took place in Prague on 5 and 6 March 2020. The aim of the series is to hold workshops on international projects in musicological research for specialists and students and to teach the use of digital tools which are useful for research in this field.
The main themes of the first session were databases of medieval music (especially Cantus Index, Cantus Database, the Canadian Chant Database and Fragmentarium), the currently emerging digital interface for analysis of music of all historical periods (SIMSSA) and last but not least the encoding of neume notations in MEI standards.
The busy program prepared by Jennifer Bain from Dalhousie University and Debra Lacoste from University of Waterloo was accompanied by intensive interaction with participants and a friendly atmosphere.
Due to the current global situation we will have to postpone our next session scheduled on 21 and 22 of May 2020, but we hope to be able to continue our series soon. We will keep you informed about any updates.