Digital Humanities

Workshop: Data-Driven Music History

Traditionally, there has been a strict separation between the humanities and the sciences, encompassing qualitative-hermeneutic and quantitative-empirical methodologies, respectively. This fundamental divide is being challenged by the advent of the …

Computational Musicology and the Digital Humanities: Problems, Practices, and Prospects

Distant Listening

The Development of Harmony over Three Centuries (1700–2000) The Digital Humanities are a vibrant field on the rise, witnessing a steady growth of research initiatives. One of the central potentials of computational approaches for Digital Musicology is the power to analyze amounts of musical sources that have been entirely unachievable for traditional methods. However, this also brings with it a core challenge in terms of bridging approaches from different disciplines, both on the level of theory and methodology.