Research Associate | RCM, London

Numbers, Noises and Notes: Quantitative Data and Music Research Symposium

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 from 10:00 to 18:00 (BST)
Falmer, United Kingdom

This one-day symposium is the culmination of an AHRC Collaborative Skills Project on Quantitative Data for Music Researchers run by the University of Sussex, in partnership with the Institute for Musical Research at The University of London School of Advanced Studies. The project featured a series of workshops, hosted at the IMR, covering a broad range of topics around the use of quantitative data in music research, creative practice and composition. These workshops were led by Daniel M├╝llensiefen (Goldsmiths), Joel Ryan (Sonology, The Hague/STEIM), and Stephen Rose (Royal Holloway) covering topics including: music and the brain, music as data, quantitative music analysis, data analysis tools, data visualization, audience analysis, time/space in performance, performance technologies, data sonification, big data and music history, text-mining, digitization and the archive/library.

Presentations & installations:
Sally-Jane Norman – Introduction to Sussex Humanities Lab
Chris Kiefer – Earwyrm: Creating Gaming Experiences based on Realtime Music Information Retrieval
Tillman Weyde – Analysing Big Music Data : Audio Transcription and Pitch Analysis of World and Traditional Music
Sarah Price – Quantitative Research in Audience Studies; What Can Academics Bring?
Nicholas Stylianou – Working with MIDI data for Musicology
Michaela Palmer – Severn Sounds Player
Allan Seago – Multidimensional Scaling and Musical Timbre
Wesley Goatley – The Listener: Politics of Surveillance in Data Sonification

Contact Danny Bright – d.g.p.w.bright@sussex.ac.uk – for more information.

Tickets are free but places are limited. Lunch will be provided. If you sign up for a ticket but subsequently cannot attend, please get in touch asap so the place can be freed up.