#outnow: Polifonia’s first data story

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

16 November 2022

From Beethoven to Metallica, from Pinkpop to the Big Sing, from the beginning of the 20th century through to last week. The Dutch Broadcast Concert collection from consortium partner the Netherlands Institute of Sound & Vision contains a wide range of concerts broadcast by Dutch public service broadcasters on TV and radio. It provides a unique window on Dutch musical culture over the years. Read more about the collection in Polifonia’s first data story, which will grow and develop along with the collection itself, or explore the data in the Media Suite via this link. In the Polifonia project, we will enrich the collection by linking it to other musical treasure troves.

The data story is created with the use of MELODY, a dashboard to turn linked open data into data stories. MELODY is created by the Digital Humanities Advanced Research Centre of the University of Bologna and will be released later this year.  

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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.

Polifonia’s team from Bologna is gearing up for 21st International Conference of the Italian Association…

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.

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

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. 

Relying on the results of WP2 -ontology-based knowledge graphs- the overall goal of WP3 is to devise…

9 November 2022

As part of the dissemination of the project results, Polifonia’s consortium partners have the ambition to regularly present their work at symposia and academic meetings, thereby informing semantic, AI, data science, linguistic and humanities researchers of their findings with Polifonia data.

As part of the dissemination of the project results, Polifonia's consortium partners have the ambition…

31 October 2022

Work package 2 develops ontology-based knowledge graphs for representing music collections (symbolic notation/scores, code-based musical assets, annotated audio/transcriptions, metadata) and its historical, cultural, and social context. Watch work package leader Albert Meroño Peñuela explain the role of WP2 within Polifonia in our newest YouTube video.

Work package 2 develops ontology-based knowledge graphs for representing music collections (symbolic…

17 October 2022

Researchers’ Night 2022, or in the Italian city of Bologna better known as Notte dei Ricercatori 2022!

One week ago the Polifonia team presented project highlights and data stories during the Researchers’…

7 October 2022

Pushkar Jajoria is a new member of the Polifonia project from September 2022.

Pushkar Jajoria is a new member of the Polifonia project from September 2022. Pushkar is a recent graduate…

26 September 2022

Polifonia organises its first hybrid Stakeholder Network meet up at the Conservatoire national des arts et métiers in Paris. In the meeting Polifonia welcomes 30 Stakeholder Network members from 15 countries. The goal of the day is to establish a clear mapping between the first outcomes of the project and the goals and interests of stakeholders.

Tomorrow Polifonia organises its first hybrid Stakeholder Network meet up at the Conservatoire national…

19 September 2022

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