Cantus Database

title

Cantus Database

homepage

http://cantusdatabase.org/

description

CANTUS is a database that assembles indices of the Latin ecclesiastical chants found in early manuscript and printed sources for the liturgical Office, such as antiphoners and breviaries. This digital archive benefits scholars in a variety of fields including ecclesiastical monody, the sacred polyphony of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, liturgical drama, hagiography, paleography, philology, ecclesiastical history and the history of monasticism, as well as performers of this early music (including church musicians and directors of liturgy), librarians and archivists.

creator or project

MARGOT

type

Repository

purpose

Research

audience

researchers

task or research field

music history

musicology

technical features

Provides interfaces for browsing contents

Provides user-friendly interfaces

Shares data in open data formats

Provides user-friendly search interfaces

reused resources

Cantus Index

example resource

here

type of collected resources

Musical Work

Musical resource

scope of the collection

Genre

Temporal

Geographical

category of data collected

Metadata

music data features

Lyrics

Music structure

Descriptive Metadata

collection size

<10000

data license

Open Access


URI

https://w3id.org/musow/1635268063-594207