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<b>Overview of music representation and course resources</b>  
 
<b>Overview of music representation and course resources</b>  
 
* Lecture 01A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/01A_MusicalInformation_2018.pdf Musical Information][http://www.screencast.com/t/H6W4piHb Video version]
 
* Lecture 01A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/01A_MusicalInformation_2018.pdf Musical Information][http://www.screencast.com/t/H6W4piHb Video version]
 
* Lecture C1: [[media:musicnotationandrepresentation.pdf|Music Notation and Representation]]  
 
* Lecture C1: [[media:musicnotationandrepresentation.pdf|Music Notation and Representation]]  
 
* Demo: [http://www.musanim.com/ Malinowski's Music Animation Machine]
 
* Demo: [http://www.musanim.com/ Malinowski's Music Animation Machine]
* Assignment #1: [[Design your own music representation system]] (due 12 Jan 2018)
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* Assignment #1: [[Design your own music representation system]] (due 16 Jan 2018)
 
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* Lecture 01B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/01B_ApplyingMusicalInformation_2018.pdf Applying Musical Information]
 
* Lecture 01B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/01B_ApplyingMusicalInformation_2018.pdf Applying Musical Information]
 
* Lecture C1b: [[media:rosetta_stone.pdf|Rosetta Stone of Musical Encodings]] (see also [[Rosetta Stone of Musical Data Codes]] wikipage)
 
* Lecture C1b: [[media:rosetta_stone.pdf|Rosetta Stone of Musical Encodings]] (see also [[Rosetta Stone of Musical Data Codes]] wikipage)
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* Assignment #2: Finish [[Guido]] lab exercises at home (due 14 Jan 2018)
 
* Assignment #2: Finish [[Guido]] lab exercises at home (due 14 Jan 2018)
 
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<b> Input methods: textual input</b>
 
<b> Input methods: textual input</b>
 
* Lecture 02A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/02A_Input_2018.pdf Input Methods for Musical Notation]
 
* Lecture 02A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/02A_Input_2018.pdf Input Methods for Musical Notation]
 
* Lab #2a: [[Finale Simple Note Entry | Computer keyboard Input methods in Finale]]
 
* Lab #2a: [[Finale Simple Note Entry | Computer keyboard Input methods in Finale]]
 
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<b> Input methods: MIDI keyboard input</b>
 
<b> Input methods: MIDI keyboard input</b>
 
* Lecture 2B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/02B_Sound-MIDI_Introduction_2018.pdf Sound-MIDI Introduction 2018]
 
* Lecture 2B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/02B_Sound-MIDI_Introduction_2018.pdf Sound-MIDI Introduction 2018]
 
* Lab #2b: [[Finale Midi Entry | MIDI keyboard Input methods in Finale]]
 
* Lab #2b: [[Finale Midi Entry | MIDI keyboard Input methods in Finale]]
* Assignment #3: Finish Lab 2 exercises (due 19 Jan 2018)
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* Assignment #3: Finish Lab 2 exercises (due 23 Jan 2018)
 
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<b> Input methods: OMR and Data Interchange </b>
 
<b> Input methods: OMR and Data Interchange </b>
 
* Lecture 03A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/03A_Optical%20Music%20Recognition_2018.pdf Optical Music Recognition 2018.pdf]
 
* Lecture 03A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/03A_Optical%20Music%20Recognition_2018.pdf Optical Music Recognition 2018.pdf]
 
* Lecture C2: [[Media:Introduction_to_XML.pdf|Introduction to XML]]
 
* Lecture C2: [[Media:Introduction_to_XML.pdf|Introduction to XML]]
 
* Lab #3: Optical music recognition with [[SharpEye]]
 
* Lab #3: Optical music recognition with [[SharpEye]]
* Assignment #4: [[SharpEye]] to [[Finale]]/[[MuseScore]]/[[Noteflight]] (Due 26 Jan 2018)
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* Assignment #4: [[SharpEye]] to [[Finale]]/[[MuseScore]]/[[Noteflight]] (Due 30 Jan 2018)
 
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<b>MIDI Protocol/Standard MIDI Files</b>
 
<b>MIDI Protocol/Standard MIDI Files</b>
 
* Lecture 03B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/03B_MIDI_Continuation_2015.pdf MIDI Continuation 2018]
 
* Lecture 03B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/03B_MIDI_Continuation_2015.pdf MIDI Continuation 2018]
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* Topic: [[Variable length values]]
 
* Topic: [[Variable length values]]
 
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<b>General MIDI</b>
 
<b>General MIDI</b>
 
* Lecture  04A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/04A_Standard%20MIDI%20Files_2018.pdf  Timbre and Quantization (MIDI)]
 
* Lecture  04A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/04A_Standard%20MIDI%20Files_2018.pdf  Timbre and Quantization (MIDI)]
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* Topic: [http://www.ccarh.org/courses/253/handout/controllers/ General MIDI continuous controllers]
 
* Topic: [http://www.ccarh.org/courses/253/handout/controllers/ General MIDI continuous controllers]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/binasc/wiki/mainpage binasc] tool for creating MIDI files in a text editor
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/binasc/wiki/mainpage binasc] tool for creating MIDI files in a text editor
* Assignment #5a: [[MIDI file parsing homework]] (Due 2 Feb 2018)
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* Assignment #5a: [[MIDI file parsing homework]] (Due 6 Feb 2018)
 
* Assignment #5b: [[media:Assignment5b-music253-2018.pdf|MIDI file creation]] (optional: extra credit)
 
* Assignment #5b: [[media:Assignment5b-music253-2018.pdf|MIDI file creation]] (optional: extra credit)
 
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<b>MIDI Extensions/Wrap-up</b>
 
<b>MIDI Extensions/Wrap-up</b>
 
* Lecture 04B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/04B_MIDi_Extensions_2018.pdf MIDI extensions and alternatives]
 
* Lecture 04B: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/04B_MIDi_Extensions_2018.pdf MIDI extensions and alternatives]
 
* [http://library.stanford.edu/ars Tour of the Archive of Recorded Sound] and the [http://library.stanford.edu/blogs/stanford-libraries-blog/2014/09/introducing-denis-condon-collection-reproducing-pianos-and Dennis Condon Collection of Reproducing Pianos and Rolls].
 
* [http://library.stanford.edu/ars Tour of the Archive of Recorded Sound] and the [http://library.stanford.edu/blogs/stanford-libraries-blog/2014/09/introducing-denis-condon-collection-reproducing-pianos-and Dennis Condon Collection of Reproducing Pianos and Rolls].
 
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<b>SCORE user input code</b>
 
<b>SCORE user input code</b>
 
* Lecture 05A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/05A_SCORE%20Introduction_2018.pdf Introduction to SCORE]
 
* Lecture 05A: [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/05A_SCORE%20Introduction_2018.pdf Introduction to SCORE]
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* [http://www.ccarh.org/courses/253/handout/scoreinput SCORE 5-Stage Input Reference]
 
* [http://www.ccarh.org/courses/253/handout/scoreinput SCORE 5-Stage Input Reference]
 
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<b>SCORE music editor</b>
 
<b>SCORE music editor</b>
 
* Lecture 05B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/05B_Special-Needs%20Repertories_2018.pdf Repertories with Special Needs]
 
* Lecture 05B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/05B_Special-Needs%20Repertories_2018.pdf Repertories with Special Needs]
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* [[SCORE survival guide]]
 
* [[SCORE survival guide]]
 
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<b>SCORE simple examples</b>
 
<b>SCORE simple examples</b>
 
* Lecture 06A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/06A_Extremes%20within%20CMN_2015.pdf Extremes within CMN]  
 
* Lecture 06A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/06A_Extremes%20within%20CMN_2015.pdf Extremes within CMN]  
 
* Lab: Input [[SCORE user input 2 |slightly harder SCORE examples]]
 
* Lab: Input [[SCORE user input 2 |slightly harder SCORE examples]]
* Homework #6: Finish [[SCORE user input 2]], due 16 February 2018
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* Homework #6: Finish [[SCORE user input 2]], due 20 February 2018
 
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* Score parameter examples: [[SCORE_note_parameters|notes]], [[SCORE_slur_parameters|slurs/ties]]
 
* Score parameter examples: [[SCORE_note_parameters|notes]], [[SCORE_slur_parameters|slurs/ties]]
 
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* Lecture 07A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/07_EsAC-PE-2018.pdf Codes for Archiving and Repurposing: The Essen Associative Code (EsAC) and Plaine & Easie (used in RISM)]  
 
* Lecture 07A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/07_EsAC-PE-2018.pdf Codes for Archiving and Repurposing: The Essen Associative Code (EsAC) and Plaine & Easie (used in RISM)]  
  
 
<b>SCORE parameters 2</b>
 
<b>SCORE parameters 2</b>
* Lab/Homework: [[SCORE_parameter_exercises|Hard SCORE exercises]], due 25 February 2018
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* Lab/Homework: [[SCORE_parameter_exercises|Hard SCORE exercises]], due 1 March 2018
 
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<b> MuseData</b>
 
<b> MuseData</b>
 
* Lecture 07B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/07B_Codes%20for%20data%20%20archiving,%20interchange_WBH.pdf Codes for Archiving and Repurposing: MuseData (presented by Walter B. Hewlett)]
 
* Lecture 07B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/07B_Codes%20for%20data%20%20archiving,%20interchange_WBH.pdf Codes for Archiving and Repurposing: MuseData (presented by Walter B. Hewlett)]
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* [http://github.com/musedata/muse2ps muse2ps for printing the MuseData files]  
 
* [http://github.com/musedata/muse2ps muse2ps for printing the MuseData files]  
 
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<b> MusicXML </b>
 
<b> MusicXML </b>
 
* Lecture 08A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/08A_MusicXML_MEI_2018.pdf Markup Languages for Music: MusicXML and MEI]
 
* Lecture 08A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/08A_MusicXML_MEI_2018.pdf Markup Languages for Music: MusicXML and MEI]
 
* Lecture: [[Media:MusicXML_and_musical_parameters.pdf|MusicXML and musical parameters]]
 
* Lecture: [[Media:MusicXML_and_musical_parameters.pdf|MusicXML and musical parameters]]
 
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<b> Transposition via Base-40 </b>
 
<b> Transposition via Base-40 </b>
 
* Lecture 08b. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/08b_Base-40-2018.pdf Base-40 Arithmetic for Music Apps]
 
* Lecture 08b. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/08b_Base-40-2018.pdf Base-40 Arithmetic for Music Apps]
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* [[Music 253 XML homework | XML homework]] (due next Thursday)
 
* [[Music 253 XML homework | XML homework]] (due next Thursday)
 
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<b> Humdrum file format</b>
 
<b> Humdrum file format</b>
 
* Lecture 09A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09A_Humdrum-Intro_2015.pdf Introduction to Humdrum]
 
* Lecture 09A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09A_Humdrum-Intro_2015.pdf Introduction to Humdrum]
 
* Lecture: [[Media:Humdrum_file_format.pdf|Humdrum file format]]
 
* Lecture: [[Media:Humdrum_file_format.pdf|Humdrum file format]]
 
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<b> Humdrum Analysis 1</b>
 
<b> Humdrum Analysis 1</b>
 
* Lecture 09B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2015.pdf Uses of Humdrum]
 
* Lecture 09B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2015.pdf Uses of Humdrum]
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* [[Music_253_Humdrum_homework|Humdrum homework]] (due next Thursday).
 
* [[Music_253_Humdrum_homework|Humdrum homework]] (due next Thursday).
 
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<b> Music as Intellectual Property</b>
 
<b> Music as Intellectual Property</b>
 
* Lecture 10A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/10A_Basic%20Concepts%20in%20Music%20Copyright_2015b.pdf Basic Concepts in Music Copyright]
 
* Lecture 10A. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/10A_Basic%20Concepts%20in%20Music%20Copyright_2015b.pdf Basic Concepts in Music Copyright]
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* Lab: [[Humdrum Lab 1 | Humdrum Lab]]
 
* Lab: [[Humdrum Lab 1 | Humdrum Lab]]
 
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* Lecture 10B.  [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/10b_From%20IP%20to%20Data%20resources_2015.pdf From IP to Data Resources]  
 
* Lecture 10B.  [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/10b_From%20IP%20to%20Data%20resources_2015.pdf From IP to Data Resources]  
 
<b> Non-standard music representations in Humdrum </b>
 
<b> Non-standard music representations in Humdrum </b>
 
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<b> Take-home final (4-credit students) due by 11 p.m.</b>  
 
<b> Take-home final (4-credit students) due by 11 p.m.</b>  
 
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Revision as of 22:04, 3 January 2018

Music 253/CS 275a "Symbolic Musical Information"
Stanford University (Winter 2018).

This music-information course surveys symbolic frameworks and methods for a wide range of musical applications. Areas covered include advanced notation systems, optical music recognition, data conversion and synchronization, and the internal structure of data files. The course is preparatory for Music 254/CS 275B (Music Query, Analysis, and Style Simulation), which focuses on projects requiring a working knowledge of notation and sound software.


Meeting times: Tuesday & Thursdays 1:30–2:50
Location: Braun Music Building, Rooms 131, 128 (lab entry from Room 129)
Instructors: Eleanor Selfridge-Field (esfield@stanford.edu)
Craig Stuart Sapp (craig@ccrma.stanford.edu)
Office Hours: 3:05–4:05 Tuesdays & Thursdays and by appointment.
Credits: 2–4
Grading:

Four-credits: class attendance: 25%; weekly assignments: 50%; take-home final: 25%.
Three-credit/no final: class attendance: 33%; weekly assignments: 67%.
Two-credit/no final: choices negotiable (homework assignments selected in consultation with instructors).

Website: music253.stanford.edu: Overview of individual topics presented in Music 253, and syllabus.
Prerequisites: Ability to read standard music notation. Knowledge of central concepts of tonal music theory (see Tutorial).
Textbook: E. Selfridge-Field, ed., Beyond MIDI: The Handbook of Musical Codes (MIT Press, 1997). Available online by permission of the publisher.

1 Syllabus

See also Music 254/CS 275b Syllabus

Go to week: 1 | 2 | MIDI 3 | 4 | SCORE 5 | 6 | MuseData 7 | XML 8 | Humdrum 9 | 10

2 General Policies and University Rules

General policies and university rules:

  1. Delivery times:
    1. Assignments: by the start of the class for which they are due.
    2. Final exam: by 11 p.m. of the assigned date.
  2. Honor code: We will act and expect you to act according to the Stanford Honor Code.
  3. Students with disabilities: Students who may need an academic accommodation based on the impact of a disability must initiate the request with the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) located within the Office of Accessible Education (OAE). SDRC staff will evaluate the request with required documentation, recommend reasonable accommodations, and prepare an Accommodation Letter for faculty dated in the current quarter in which the request is being made. Students should contact the SDRC as soon as possible since timely notice is needed to coordinate accommodations. The OAE is located at 563 Salvatierra Walk (phone 723-1066), URL http://oae.stanford.edu.