TROMPA's first workshop for Music Scholars

Tim Crawford organised the first of three planned annual TROMPA workshops for music scholars at the British Library, London, April 5, 2019, facilitated by TROMPA Associate Partner, Richard Ranft (British Library National Sound Archive).

The workshop was attended by about 20 enthusiastic participants, including several members of the BL staff.

Speakers and their topics were as follows:

TROMPA at CICLing 2019

The International Conference on Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing (CICLing) is an annual conference on computational linguistics (CL) and natural language processing (NLP). The conference is intended to encourage exchange of opinions between scientists working in different areas related to computational linguistics, intelligent text and speech processing.

Trompa Contributor Environment open source release

We are happy to announce that the first version of the contributor environment (CE-API) has been released! This is a huge milestone and enables all partners to integrate software and algorithms to a public environment. It is an open-source project on, so please feel free to contribute, open issues or share your feedback with us.


First Annual TROMPA workshop for Music Scholars

5 April 2019 A free workshop at the British Library in London for anyone interested in using digital tools to explore classical music. Keynote speaker Emmanouil Benetos, plus presentations from the TROMPA Music Scholars team. A foretaste of the tools we are designing and a chance to offer your own suggestions for TROMPA's development over the next two years.

Open call for choirs to participate in TROMPA project

We are looking for choirs to participate in our research project during 2019

This call is addressed to local choirs interested in our research and that want to contribute to the improvement of open archives of choir scores. In order to engage in this first stage with local choirs in Barcelona, due to practical reasons, the call is now only in catalan.

Busquem corals per participar en el nostre projecte de recerca durant el 2019

TROMPA at the Web Audio Conference, Berlin 2018

The Web Audio Conference is an international conference dedicated to emerging audio-related web technologies such as Web Audio API, Web MIDI and Web RTC / WebGL. This year, from 19th to 21st of September the fourth edition was organized at the TU Berlin gathering web developers, music technologists, computer musicians, application designers, researchers, and people involved in web standards.



The Conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval is the world’s leading research forum for processing, searching, organizing and accessing music-related data. The ISMIR Conference provides a meeting place with the goal of fostering the exchange of ideas across disciplines by bringing together researchers, developers, educators, librarians, students, and professional users.


Data modelling workshop for TROMPA participants at TU Delft

This week, TU Delft hosted a workshop on data modelling with stakeholders in the various use cases and the contributor platform.

A round of presentations on requirements and previous experiences was followed by intense discussions between experts of the musicology domain and data modelling specialists.

New study and dataset for choir singing analysis, presented at ICMPC-ESCOM

Last week, Helena Cuesta (from UPF) attended the 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition and 10th triennial conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music in Graz (Austria). She presented the following TROMPA paper in the poster session, as well as a contribution to the proceedings:

Cuesta, H., Gómez, E., Martorell, A., Loáiciga, F. Analysis of Intonation in Unison Choir Singing.