MEC 2017 Program

All talks and keynotes will take place in The conference sessions will take place at the Université de Tours,
easily reachable from any downtown location.

You can now access to the registration site of MEC2017. Early bird registration is open until March 31th.

Pre-conference: Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
9:30-13:30 Workshop I Community development practices for MEI and Verovio Andrew Hankinson, Laurent Pugin
13:30-17:30 Workshop I (cont’) Community development practices for MEI and Verovio Andrew Hankinson, Laurent Pugin
13:30-17:30 Workshop II MEI Introductory Workshop Perry Roland
18:00-21:00 Welcome reception At CESR (see Venue) Pierre Benoist and the organization team
Conference Day 1: Wednesday, May 17th, 2017
Welcome session (9:00-9:30)
9:00-9:10 Opening Richard Chesser, Philippe Rigaux
9:10-9:30 Opening Philippe Vendrix
Keynote sessions (9:30-10:15)
9:30-10:15 Keynote I Time and the Limits of Music Notation. Elaine Chew
10:15-10:45 Break/discussion
Session II (10:45-12:45)
10:45-11:15 Talk Capturing context and provenance of musicology research David Lewis, Kevin Page, Andrew Hankinson
11:15-11:45 Talk A unified approach towards automatic recognition of heterogeneous music document Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, Gabriel Vigliensoni, Ichiro Fujinaga
11:45-12:15 Talk Music encoding, formats, and data sustainability Reinier de Valk, Marnix van Berchum, Peter van Kranenburg
12:15-12:45 Talk Relating Content: How MEI, EMA and FRBR can be used to trace compositional processes across works Johannes Kepper, Maja Hartwig, Kristina Richts, Perry Roland
12:45-1:45 Lunch
Session III (1:45-3:45)
1:45-2:15 Talk A Methodology for Encoding Mensural Music: Introducing the Mensural MEI Translator Martha Eladia Thomae Elias, Karen Desmond
2:15-2:45 Talk Creating an Encoding Workflow for a Critical Edition of Ottoman Music Manuscripts: Challenges and Solutions Anna Plaksin, Jacob Olley
2:45-3:15 Talk Searching musical incipits by means of sequence alignment Jelmer van Nuss, Geert-Jan Giezeman, Frans Wiering
3:15-3:45 Break
Session IV (3:45-4:45)
3:45-4:15 Talk – Intergrating the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) with MEI Andrew Hankinson, Ichiro Fujinaga
4:15-4:45 Talk Early modern cover song detection: finding concordances in mixed-notation corpora of early music Tim Crawford, David Lewis
4:45-5:15 Break
Session V (5:15-6:15)
5:15-5:45 Talk Creating an Import/Export Infrastructure for GNU LilyPon Jan-Peter Voigt
5:45-6:15 Talk Beethoven’s String Quartets: Introducing an XML-Based Corpus of Harmonic Labels Using a New Annotation System Daniel Harasim, Fabian Moss, Markus Neuwirth, Martin Rohrmeier
Conference Day 2: Thursday, May 18th, 2017
Session VI (9:00-10:00)
9:00-9:30 Talk Music and Drama: linking libretti and scores David Lewis, Kevin Page, David Weigl, Richard Lewis
9:30-10:00 Talk MEI, Humdrum, and music 21: A comparison of music encoding systems and toolkits Claire Arthur, Nathaniel Condit-Schultz, Craig Sapp
10:00-10:30 Break
Session VII (10:30-11:30)
10:30-11:00 Talk Advanced Data Management with LilyPond – Creating a Powerful Infrastructure to Manage a Complete Edition Set Urs Liska
11:00-11:30 Talk Verovio Humdrum Viewer Craig Sapp
Poster Session (11:30-13:00)
MEI as Quotable Text Richard Freedman
Encoding musical variants in MEI. A survey of the first module of “Beethovens Werkstatt” Elisa Novara, Susanne Cox; Joachim Veit
Moves like swagger – look into my API and you’ll own me Kristin Herold, Maja Hartwig, Daniel Röwenstrunk, Peter Stadler
Tasso in Music Project: New Features and Analytical Tools Emiliano Ricciardi
The Development of Computing Technology and Its Influence on Music-Analytical Methods and Encoding: 1940s through 1980s Nico Schüler
The Digital Mozart Edition as a digital music edition Norbert Dubowy, Felix Gründer and Franz Kelnreiter
About agnostic representation of musical documents for Optical Music Recognition Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, David Rizo, Jose M. Iñesta, Ichiro Fuijnaga
Basso Continuo figures with MEI and Verovio Rodolfo Zitellini
TAMIR: A TOOLBOX FOR RECOGNITION AND TRANSCRIPTION OF MUSIC MANUSCRIPTS IN MENSURAL NOTATION Xuanli Chen, Yu-Hui Huang, Serafina Beck, David Burn, Luc Van Gool
Linking the Omeka CMS and MEI viewers: TiKiT®MUSICA Vincent Besson, Mickael Boulas, Marco Gurrieri, Valerie Jouet
Music encoding as a theoretical approach for research Sylvaine Leblond Martin, Nidaa Abou Mrad, Karim Elloumi, Talar Atechian, Josée April
Computer-assisted stemmatic analysis of mensural mass music Anna Plaksin
Record / Analyse / Generate / Perform Daniel Ross
Why Renaissance Modernized Music Scores Make the Life of the Performer More Difficult? Cesar Villavicencio, Paula Callegari
MEILER – creating beautifully engraved notation for print from MEI data on the fly Klaus Rettinghaus
Collaborative Music Encoding Technologies Sienna M. Wood
Typographers, typedesigners and punchcutters involved in music publishing and their legacy in digital score production Emilio Grazzi
13:0-14:00 Lunch
Panel (14:00-15:00)
Encoding and Researching Chinese Music Johannes Sturm, Alice Tacaille, Chao Du, Weiping Wang, Vincent Boucheau, François Picard
Session VIII (3:30-5:00)
3:30-4:00 Talk Database of Polish 17th and 18th century songbooks – case study Marcin Konik
4:00-4:30 Talk Introducing a corpus of French compositions for exploring social interaction and musical change Jane Ellen Harrison, Daniel Shanahan
4:30-5:00 Talk The Delius Catalogue of Works: A Progress Report Joanna Bullivant, David Lewis
5:00-5:15  Break
5:15-5:30 MEC 2018 announcement
Keynote 2 (5:30-6:15)
5:30-6:15 Keynote II Music Encoding as Initiative and Inspiration: a vision through the eyes of a traditional editor Joachim Veit
Banquet (19:00-23:00)
Un-conference: Friday, May 19th, 2017
Time Event
9:00 – 10:00 MEI Community Meeting
10:00 – 4:00 Self-organized activities running in parallel, including an MEI Hackathon and meeting times for Special Interest Groups.