Resources for medieval musicology and liturgy
The Global Chant Database wants to serve as a general search tool for Gregorian chant and other medieval monody. Its purpose is to connect online databases (such as Cantus, LMLO, Cursus project, Cantus planus Regensburg, etc.), printed catalogues and editions (Index of Gregorian Chant, Monumenta Monodica Medii Aevi, Liber Usualis, Graduale Romanum, etc.) and medieval sources. Moreover, every chant should be linked with the scanned documents and audio recordings there are available on internet.
Recently there were made many improvements concerning search possibilities in the database. You can search for melodies, texts, feasts, genres and modes. The database includes now cca 30.000 records of melody and text incipits. The next extensive additions are planned for the next month. In case that you find an error in spelling, you can easily report it using special form. The database is open for external contributors.
Please, visit http://www.globalchant.org
I will use this blog for publishing the news about the database developments.
Of course, I will be grateful for any comments or questions.
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