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Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Neil McDermott<br />School of Culture & Creative Arts – Music<br ...
Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Managing research data in the College of Arts<br />Case study: Ba...
The Internet<br />Database containing (or referencing) delivery quality dataset<br />Publically available, searchable webs...
Bass culture in Scottish musical traditions <br />Currently pending AHRC application<br />Project will analyse historical ...
Documentation & data in music recording<br />Session notes – documentation kept by the engineer during recording<br />Prod...
File Formats<br />Compressed for greater ease of delivery and use<br />High quality – uncompressed or minimally/losslessly...
Metadata<br />Data about data<br />Created automatically at digitisation<br />Content specific metadata has to be added by...
Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Neil McDermott<br />School of Culture & Creative Arts – Music<br ...
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Managing music data

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Presentation given by Neil McDermott, Resource Development Officer in Music, University of Glasgow. Presented at the 'Managing Perfomance Data and Documentation' seminar held in Glasgow on 17th February 2011.

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Managing music data

  1. 1. Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Neil McDermott<br />School of Culture & Creative Arts – Music<br />✐- Neil.McDermott@glasgow.ac.uk<br />- 0141 330 2067<br />
  2. 2. Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Managing research data in the College of Arts<br />Case study: Bass Culture in Scottish musical traditions<br />Documentation & data in music recording<br />Best practice methods for dealing with performance data:-<br />Formats<br />Metadata<br />
  3. 3. The Internet<br />Database containing (or referencing) delivery quality dataset<br />Publically available, searchable website<br />File store containing archival quality dataset<br />
  4. 4. Bass culture in Scottish musical traditions <br />Currently pending AHRC application<br />Project will analyse historical printed sources<br />Selected sources will be:-<br />Made available online with annotation and critical commentary<br />Disseminatedvialive performance and commercial recording<br />
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  7. 7. Documentation & data in music recording<br />Session notes – documentation kept by the engineer during recording<br />Producer’s notes – documentation kept by the producer during recording<br />Edit Decision List (EDL) – compiled by the producer with reference to his notes<br />
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  11. 11. File Formats<br />Compressed for greater ease of delivery and use<br />High quality – uncompressed or minimally/losslessly compressed<br />
  12. 12. Metadata<br />Data about data<br />Created automatically at digitisation<br />Content specific metadata has to be added by researchers<br />Can be embedded within the file or stored in an accompanying database<br />Allows our digital objects to be indexed and easily searchable<br />
  13. 13. Managing Musical Performance Data and Documentation<br />Neil McDermott<br />School of Culture & Creative Arts – Music<br />✐- Neil.McDermott@glasgow.ac.uk<br />- 0141 330 2067<br />

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