Dear colleagues,

I am delighted to announce the first talk of the Digital Musicology Study Group at Harvard University. I hope that many of you will be able to attend. Please forward this invitation widely.

Shoehorns in Db: Problems of Database Modeling in Musical Source Studies  (Mark Knoll)
October 20, 5pm, Kresge Room (Room 114) in the Barker Center, Harvard University


Mark W. Knoll is an editor at the C.P.E. Bach complete works edition in Cambridge, MA, where he maintains an in-house database of musical sources. His 1998 dissertation at the University of Michigan explored statistical techniques for resolving authenticity questions in the music of the Bach sons. When not working on C.P.E. Bach, he is the managing editor at Steglein Publishing, Inc.

About the Digital Musicology Group
The Digital Musicology Study Group at Harvard University aims to provide a forum for the rich community of music scholars who are working on aspects of the digital humanities in the Boston area and beyond. In monthly sessions, scholars present their work and discuss implications, applications and future developments of their research. The series is supported by the Dean for Arts and Humanities and is hosted by the Barker Center and the FAS-IT group. All talks are free and open to the public.

For additional information please contact the organizers, Matthias Röder, roeder@fas.harvard.edu and Alexander Parker, afparker@fas.harvard.edu

With best regards,
Matthias Röder, Harvard College Fellow

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