The MIT Press


ISBN 0-262-58209-0 ISSN 1057-9478

The Virtual Score:  Representation, Retrieval, Restoration

Computing in Musicology 12


© 2001 Center for Computer Assisted Research in the Humanities



Editors: Walter B. Hewlett and Eleanor Selfridge-Field

Associates: Don Anthony, Edmund Correia, Jr.

Technical consultant: Craig Stuart Sapp


I. Representation and Analysis


























1Corpus Mensurablis Musice "Electronicum": Toward a Flexible Electronic Representation of Music in Mensural Notation

Theodor Dumitrescu

2 Representing a Medieval Repertory and its Sources: The Music of Hildegard von Bingen

Stefan Morent

3 NIFF Transcription and Generation of Braille Musical Scores

Didier Langolff, Nadine Baptiste-Jessel, and Danny Levy

4 An Extensible System for Conversion of Musical-Notation Data to Braille Musical Notation

Silas Brown

5 Representing Score-Level Music Using the GUIDO Music-Notation Format

Holger Hoos, Keith Hamel, Kai Renz, and Jürgen Kilian

6 Extensible Markup Language (XML) for Music Applications: An Introduction

Gerd Castan, Michael Good, and Perry Roland

7 NIFFML: An XML Implementation of the Notation Interchange File Format

Gerd Castan

8 MusicXML for Notation and Analysis

Michael Good

9 MDL and MusiCat: An XML Approach to Musical Data and Meta-Data

Perry Roland

10 The Electronic Dissemination of Notated Music: An Overview

Don Anthony, Charles Cronin, Eleanor Selfridge-Field



Don Byrd

Perry R. Cook

Tim Crawford

Charles Cronin

Ichiro Fujinaga

Patricia Hall

John B. Howard

David Huron

Max V. Mathews

Thomas J. Mathiesen

Yo Tomita

Arvid Vollsnes

Lisa Whistlecroft

Frans Wiering

































II. Retrieval and Analysis







11 Mapping European Folksong: Geographical Localization of Musical Features

Bret Aarden and David Huron

12 Defining the Features of Monophonic Vocal Melodies

Jane Singer

13 The HymnQuest Software: A DARMS Parser for Hymn-Tune Searching

Jim Stanley and Antony Kearns


III. Virtual Restoration of Sources












14 Digitization of Musical Sources: An Overview

Bill Koseluk

15 The Art of Virtual Restoration: Creating the Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM)

Andrew Wathey, Margaret Bent, and Julia Feely-McCraig

16 Image-Enhancement Procedures for Medieval Manuscripts

Alejandro Enrique Planchart

17 Computer Collation of Divergent Early Prints in the Byrd Edition

Philip Brett and Jeremy Smith

18 The Digital Imaging of Watermarks

Dexter Edge

19 The Making of an Electronic Facsimile: Berg's Sketches for Wozzeck

Patricia Hall