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Re: Music schema proposal

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:09:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CAK-qy=4OfRy+C7VcFOrvotuaSKYcpzVx5uA6WmwQak+FReMQNA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Spero <sesuncedu@gmail.com>
Cc: Vicki Tardif Holland <vtardif@google.com>, Mark Garrett <mark@moderndeveloperllc.com>, PublicVocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
On 25 June 2014 21:04, Simon Spero <sesuncedu@gmail.com> 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.

Could http://schema.org/contributor plug that gap, with some tweaks?

> 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 revealed
> problems when names were not listed in the expected role:
>> Additionally, the  first task for Scherzo involved searching for Herbie
>> Hancock’s album My Point of View. In the FRBRized data used by Scherzo,
>> Herbie Hancock was not indicated as a performer on the album but as  a
>> producer,  a  fact which makes his name part of a list of “other
>> contributors”  in Scherzo and not
>> actually indexed as a name associated with that album.
> Simon
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Vicki Tardif Holland <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
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 8:49 AM, Mark Garrett
>> <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
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