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BEIC Music Archive

The Biblioteca Europea di Informazione e Cultura charged LIM to select classical music composers, works and performances - a total of about 1000 items to be purchased - in order to create the music section of its digital library. Aiming to make the choice as objective as possible, LIM developed an ad hoc algorithm (see ▸paper).

CD-DAs were ripped and the resulting files were saved into appropriate formats for on-line fruition, and iconographic material was scanned at a professional quality. Each composition was linked to the PDF file that contains the corresponding score. Finally, a web player was designed, implemented and released.

The project was officially presented on Wednesday June 22, 2016 at La Scala Theatre Museum (see ▸press release).

Laboratorio di Informatica Musicale
Dipartimento di Informatica
Università degli Studi di Milano
Via G. Celoria 18, 20133 Milano, ITALY
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Goffredo Haus, director
Phone: +39 02 50316 222
  Luca A. Ludovico, technical contact
Phone: +39 02 50316 382
Phone: +39 02 50316 382