Several TROMPA project members have been involved in the development of the open source Music Encoding and Linked Data (MELD) framework which today is released in its 2.0 version. MELD is a flexible software platform used by several research projects to combine digital representations of music – such as audio and notation – with contextual and interpretive knowledge in the Semantic Web. This technology is fundamental to several of the arms of the TROMPA project and provides a stable infrastructure for future projects relating to music encoding.
Our community continues to grow and for the completion of our project we launched the third and final music notation contest.
Although we try to analyze our emotional perception of music, we can also use technology to induce our perception. Thus, we want to study how these mechanisms work to implement new technologies and applications.
Early last month on the 11th and 12th of November, 2020 a subset of the TROMPA team participated in MELDfest-- a small, virtual event focusing on MELD, one of the core technologies used in the development of several of the TROMPA use cases. MELD, an acronym for the Music Encoding and Linked Data framework, is a conceptual architecture used by software developers working with music for combining the many types of media associated with music study.
The pilot of the TROMPA project aimed at choral practice has been well received by people who have tested it, according to a series of tests carried out.
The people who have tested the pilot have contributed with ideas and proposals to improve various functionalities of the application that will be incorporated shortly.