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<font size=+1><b>Music 253/CS 275a "Symbolic Musical Information"  <br> Stanford University (Winter 2020).</b></font>
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<font size=+1><b>Music 253/CS 275a "Symbolic Musical Information"  <br> Stanford University (Winter 2021).</b></font>
  
This music-information course surveys symbolic frameworks and methods for a wide range
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This music-information introduction surveys <i>symbolic</i> frameworks and methods for a wide range
of musical applications. Areas covered include advanced notation systems, optical music recognition, data
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of applications. Areas covered include advanced notation systems, optical music recognition, data
 
conversion and synchronization, and the internal structure of data files. The course is
 
conversion and synchronization, and the internal structure of data files. The course is
preparatory for [[Music 254|Music 254/CS 275B]] (Music Query, Analysis, and Style Simulation), which focuses on projects requiring a working knowledge of notation and sound software.
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preparatory for [[Music 254|Music 254/CS 275B]] (Computational Musical Analysis), which focuses on projects requiring a working knowledge of notation and familiarity with sound software.
  
  
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<td align=right><b>Meeting&nbsp;times:</b>
 
<td align=right><b>Meeting&nbsp;times:</b>
 
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<td>Tuesday & Thursdays 1:30&ndash;2:50</td>
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<td>Tuesday & Thursdays 12:30&ndash;1:50</td>
 
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<td align=right><b>Location:</b></td>
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<td align=right><b>Virtual Location (2021):</b></td>
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<td>Enrolled students will receive Zoom invitation</td>
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<td align=right><b>Customary Location:</b></td>
 
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<td> Braun Music Building, Rooms 131, 128 (lab entry from Room 129)</td>
 
<td> Braun Music Building, Rooms 131, 128 (lab entry from Room 129)</td>
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<td align=right><b>Office Hours:</b></td>
 
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<td>3:05&ndash;4:05 Tuesdays & Thursdays and by appointment.</td>
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Four-credits: class attendance: 25%; weekly assignments: 50%; take-home final: 25%. <br> Three-credit/no final: class attendance: 33%; weekly assignments: 67%. <br> Two-credit/no final: choices negotiable (homework assignments selected in consultation with instructors).
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Four-credits: class attendance: 25%; weekly assignments: 50%; take-home final essay: 25%. <br> Three-credit/no final essay: class attendance: 33%; weekly assignments: 67%. <br> Two-credit/no final essay: choices negotiable (homework assignments selected in consultation with instructors).
 
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* Lab #2b: [[MuseScore MIDI Input | MIDI keyboard Input methods in MuseScore]]
 
* Lab #2b: [[MuseScore MIDI Input | MIDI keyboard Input methods in MuseScore]]
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* Lab #2c: [https://wiki.ccarh.org/wiki/Musescore_Supplement Scores and Data Export in MuseScore]
 
* Assignment #3: Finish Lab 2 exercises (due 21 Jan 2020)
 
* Assignment #3: Finish Lab 2 exercises (due 21 Jan 2020)
 
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* Lecture 09B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2020.ppt Uses of Humdrum] or [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2019.pdf here]
 
* Lecture 09B. [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2020.ppt Uses of Humdrum] or [http://esf.ccarh.org/CS275A-Mus253/09B_Uses%20of%20Humdrum_2019.pdf here]
 
* Lab: [[Humdrum Lab 1 | Humdrum Lab]]
 
* Lab: [[Humdrum Lab 1 | Humdrum Lab]]
* Lab: [[Media:Humdrum_Tools_1.pdf|Humdrum Tools I]]
 
 
* [[Humdrum homework]] (due next Thursday)
 
* [[Humdrum homework]] (due next Thursday)
  
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<b> Humdrum Analysis 2</b>
 
<b> Humdrum Analysis 2</b>
* [[Musical dice game]]
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* [[Musical dice game]] (usually)
* Lecture/Demo: [[Media:Humdrum_Tools_2.pdf|Humdrum Tools II]]
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* Instead for this week: [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1gQX2AVXSxIgfsgeW5wzeJqx2ihCUlHqfJDR6VMMv2FE/edit?usp=sharing Harmony in Humdrum ]
 
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| 10 || 13 Mar 2020 ||  
  
<b> Non-standard music representations in Humdrum [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uOZqvZdzcXhL5Gx2tKMvmY--dbqGF8r4Xgtaw2GMdBM/edit?usp=sharing Tab and Koto notation]</b>
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<b> Non-standard music representations in Humdrum </b>
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* [https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1uOZqvZdzcXhL5Gx2tKMvmY--dbqGF8r4Xgtaw2GMdBM/edit?usp=sharing Tab and Koto notation]
 
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| <div id="week11"></div>FE || 18 Mar 2020 ||
 
| <div id="week11"></div>FE || 18 Mar 2020 ||
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# <i>Honor code</i>: We will act and expect you to act according to the [http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/judicialaffairs/policy/honor-code Stanford Honor Code].
 
# <i>Honor code</i>: We will act and expect you to act according to the [http://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/judicialaffairs/policy/honor-code Stanford Honor Code].
 
# <i>Students with disabilities</i>: 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 http://oae.stanford.edu].
 
# <i>Students with disabilities</i>: 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 http://oae.stanford.edu].
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# <i>Students in distress</i>: Stanford offers an abundance of resources for students dealing with problems of a personal nature.
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## <i>Confidential support</i>: <b>(650) 736-6933</b>
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## <i>Crisis hotline</i>: <b>(650) 725-9955</b>
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## <i>Title IX questions</i>: <b>(650) 497-4955</b>

Latest revision as of 04:38, 23 September 2020

Music 253/CS 275a "Symbolic Musical Information"
Stanford University (Winter 2021).

This music-information introduction surveys symbolic frameworks and methods for a wide range of 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 (Computational Musical Analysis), which focuses on projects requiring a working knowledge of notation and familiarity with sound software.


Meeting times: Tuesday & Thursdays 12:30–1:50
Virtual Location (2021): Enrolled students will receive Zoom invitation
Customary 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: By appointment.
Credits: 2–4
Grading:

Four-credits: class attendance: 25%; weekly assignments: 50%; take-home final essay: 25%.
Three-credit/no final essay: class attendance: 33%; weekly assignments: 67%.
Two-credit/no final essay: 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.


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

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Week 9

Week 10

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.
  4. Students in distress: Stanford offers an abundance of resources for students dealing with problems of a personal nature.
    1. Confidential support: (650) 736-6933
    2. Crisis hotline: (650) 725-9955
    3. Title IX questions: (650) 497-4955