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Re: Music schema proposal - medium of performance

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2014 07:10:33 -0700
Message-ID: <53AC29D9.3070109@kcoyle.net>
To: public-vocabs@w3.org
On a related note (;-)) - Library of Congress has just announced its 
Music Medium of Performance thesaurus in SKOS (and other flavors):
   http://id.loc.gov/authorities/performanceMediums.html
For example:
   http://id.loc.gov/authorities/performanceMediums/mp2013015812.html

kc

On 6/25/14, 1:04 PM, Simon Spero wrote:
> One set of details that is potentially rather important is the lack of
> common super-property that covers everyone who had something important
> to do with the creation of the work.
>
> At the moment there are several properties, that cover several "roles";
> the lack of any rdfs:subPropertyOf assertions  can lead to problems when
> searching.  This lack can be made up for by adding domain specific
> intelligence to all consumers of the data, or in some cases by falling
> back to full text search, but is not ideal.
>
> For example, user testing of /Scherzo/  at Indiana University
> <http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/projects/vfrbr/projectDoc/usability/usabilityTest/ScherzoUTestReport.pdf>
> revealed problems when names were not listed in the expected role:
>
>     Additionally, the firsttaskforScherzoinvolvedsearchingforHerbie Hancock’s
>     album/MyPointofView/.In theFRBRized data
>     used byScherzo,Herbie Hancockwasnotindicated as aperformeron thealbum butas aproducer, a factwhichmakeshisnamepartofalistof“other contributors”in Scherzoandnot
>     actuallyindexedasanameassociatedwiththatalbum.
>
>
> Simon
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Vicki Tardif Holland
> <vtardif@google.com <mailto:vtardif@google.com>> wrote:
>
>     I agree that instrumentation is an important field. It is complex
>     enough  that I think it should be added as part of a subsequent
>     proposal so we don't miss important details now.
>
>     - Vicki
>
>
>     Vicki Tardif Holland | Ontologist |vtardif@google.com
>     <mailto:vtardif@google.com>
>
>
>     On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Mark Garrett
>     <mark@moderndeveloperllc.com <mailto:mark@moderndeveloperllc.com>>
>     wrote:
>
>>         Some work remains to synchronize with the proposal out of the Bib Extend
>>         Community group. In the meantime, please see the attached PDF or the test
>>         build pages:
>>         http://sdo-music.appspot.com/MusicComposition
>         If I’m allowed to make a small suggestion. There is no field for
>         the instrumentation of the composition. This is commonly
>         referred to as “parts” for not only the instruments involved,
>         but also vocals. This is rather important search information for
>         orchestral and choral compositions.
>
>         Examples:
>
>         SATB; piano
>         SSAA
>         piano; double bass; piccalo trumpet; drums
>         TTBB; violin I; violin II; viola, cello; bass; clarinet; oboe;
>         horn; french horn; tuba
>
>         — Mark
>         ------
>         Mark Garrett
>         mark@moderndeveloperllc.com <mailto:mark@moderndeveloperllc.com>
>
>
>

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