Tag: Felix Meritis

Visualizing musical genres as networks

Visualizing musical genres as networks

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk   The power of genre Genre is a powerful concept for analyzing and understanding historical concert programming. Notions of genre organize concert programs in two ways. First, they are a means of categorizing works and directing audience expectations. Second, they determine […]

CREATE Salon #4: Programs in the Performing Arts

CREATE Salon #4: Programs in the Performing Arts

Last Tuesday CREATE researchers Mascha van Nieuwkerk and Leonor Álvarez Francés attracted quite a crowd with their presentations on program data in the performing arts. In a basement in the PC Hoofthuis, jam-packed with historians, theatre experts, programmers and information specialists, they jointly presented their datasets […]

The digital archive step-by-step

The digital archive step-by-step

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk In musicology, the emergence of the ‘New Musicology’ or Cultural Musicology caused a broadening of the disciplinary focus to include the role of performers and musical consumers (audiences, critics, institutions, tastemakers) in shaping musical culture. Previously neglected print sources such as […]