CNRS/IReMus welcomes post-doc fellow

Prolific musicologist Marco Gurrieri joins the Polifonia project at the IReMus

portrait of Marco Gurrieri
19 March 2021

Marco Gurrieri has recently joined the Polifonia team of the Institut de Recherche en Musicologie as a postdoctoral researcher. Dr Gurrieri has a double expertise in musical heritage and digital musicology. In Polifonia, he coordinates the WP1 and is involved in the modal analytical aspects of the TONALITIES pilot. 

Dr Gurrieri was previously a fellow at the Center for Renaissance Studies in Tours, where he participated in various digital musicology projects  such as Gesualdo Online, Personae, Citations: the Renaissance Imitation Mass, GioQoso, an Online Quality Assessment Tool for Music. He holds a PhD (2009) in musicology and philological sciences from the University of Pavia, and has extensively published on musical heritage, Renaissance, Italian Seicento, and French and Italian opera. Next to research, he has also collaborated with prominent Italian opera houses and early music festivals including Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro Regio in Parma, Cremona Monteverdi Festival, Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, and Ravenna Festival

Recent News

In our newest video Paul Mulholland, leader of WP5 explains how Polifonia intends to let people access or contribute to the music data Polifonia offers, in a way that fits their level of expertise, interest or physical abilities.

In WP5  - Human Interaction with Musical Heritage - the team researches and develops highly interactive…

25 January 2023

Polifonia is featured in the latest edition of @rhivi. The article introduces the Croatian archival and cultural heritage community to musicdata project Polifonia.

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24 January 2023

Recently, the ORGANS pilot released a press statement about its ambitions in order to reach all pipe organ enthusiasts about the upcoming Knowledge Graph on organ history. Also, the stakeholder network video is now on our YouTube channel, in which pilitor leader Peter van Kranenburg explains the work being done in this pilot.

Recently, the ORGANS pilot released a press statement about its ambitions in order to reach all pipe…

17 January 2023

Earlier in December, Polifonia’s team from Bologna presented a novel music segmentation method called Pitchclass2vec at the 21st International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIxIA 2022). Master student Nicolas Lazzari was asked to present the experiments that were part of this research.

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21 December 2022

WP4 – Musical Heritage Knowledge Extraction from text- develops methods and tools for several purposes.

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13 December 2022

In November Polifonia reached out to a Dutch audience. Polifonia looks back fondly on the progress presented to these Dutch heritage professionals. Find the visual report here.

In November Polifonia reached out to a Dutch audience. Polifonia looks back fondly on the progress presented…

7 December 2022

Polifonia’s team from Bologna is gearing up for 21st International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIxIA 2022), where Nicolas Lazzari, Andrea Poltronieri and Valentina Presutti are presenting a novel music segmentation method called Pitchclass2vec.

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28 November 2022

Annual Conference focuses on the CLARIAH digital humanities infrastructure and its use by researchers and other professionals from the heritage field. This free program offers lectures, debates, interactive presentations, workshops and poster sessions and dives into topics like AI, social media, linked data & data stories. 

This year's CLARIAH Annual Conference focuses on the CLARIAH digital humanities infrastructure and its…

21 November 2022

From Beethoven to Metallica, from Pinkpop to the Big Sing, from the beginning of the 20th century through to last week.

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16 November 2022

Relying on the results of WP2 -ontology-based knowledge graphs- the overall goal of WP3 is to devise approaches to analysing large repositories of music (tunes, songs, etc.) to identify common, meaningful patterns that are indicative of their identity, filiation or cultural association (genres, origin, etc). Work package leader James McDermott explains the ‘Mining Musical Patterns’ work of WP3 in our latest video on YouTube. 

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This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N. 101004746