Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Chant Notation Superhighway

For the last couple decades, all sorts of documents have been digitized to the interwebs. Now comes an effort not just to scan medieval Gregorian chant pieces, but to make them searchable as well. I suppose if you don't know what to do with yourself this summer, this could work.

Smithsonian Magazine: Inside the Effort to Digitize Medieval Monks' Chants (HT: Rob Bateman.)

Reminds me of this classic Xerox commercial:

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