International Music Metadata Projects Working Group


Phase II Sites





1.  MARC - Report


California Sheet Music Project



Indiana University VARIATIONS Project



Digital Repository for Audio-Visual Preservation



All Music Guide and AMG:  All Classical




            Phase 1:

            Phase 2:



2.  EAD - Report


Duke University Projects

            Sonny Burke Collection:

            Historic American Sheet Music:


Loeb Music Library finding aids


New York Public Library



University of California, Berkeley - 1750 Arch Tape Collection and Bay Area Musicians Collection



UCLA Music Special Collections



Margaret and Franklin Steele sheet music collection


America Votes:  Presidential Campaign Memorabilia



American Heritage Project



CBS Television and Film music collection



3.  Dublin Core - Report


Duke World Wide Web (DW3) Classical Music Resources



16th century printed tablatures for the lute guitar and vihuela



MusicBrainz Metadata Initiative


Minnesota Public Radio Digital Audio Archive

Historic American Sheet Music Project



4.  Music Metadata Markup Languages - Report


Standard Music Description Language (SMDL)

            Used in:


                MuTaTeD II:

            Music score description language (SGML/HyTime) 




            metadata for publishing musical scores


Music Markup Language Project


            music notation XML format



            XML format for cataloguing music



5.  American Memory Projects (related to music)(TEI, EAD, MARC, SGML mix) - Report




Leonard Bernstein Collection



We’ll Sing to Abe Our Song!:  Sheet Music about Lincoln…



African American Sheet Music



Band Music from the Civil War Era





6.  Defined parameters - Report


American Song Lyrics



Digital Collections from the Performing Arts Data Service


            Z39.50, Dublin Core


Duke University Sheet Music Index



Musica International Database of choral music


            80 parameters, multilingual thesaurus


Music Libraries Online


            Uses Z39.50 retrieval protocol


Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM)


            restricted, administrative metadata


Choral Public Domain Library