Humdrum Lab 2
This lab introduces the Essen Folksong Collection and some tools for analysis and data extraction from the collection.
Downloading a repertory from the collection
The data files for the Essen Folksong Collection can be browsed here:
The primary collection consists of about 5,000 German songs and 3,000 Chinese songs.
To download a particular sub-collection try:
This should download 1701 song files:
$ wc -l *.krn 1701
Create a new directory with `mkdir` first to keep them all in one location, or download all songs to a single file with:
humcat -s h://essen/europa/deutschl/erk