The NEUMES Project The NEUMES Project

Transcription Primer


1. Basic Concepts
These are some of the main ideas involved in the transcription of medieval western chant into the NEUMES digital data format.

2. Getting Started
The materials required for a transcription into NEUMES character data are listed here.

3. The Chant Transcription
The required elements and structure of a NEUMES transcription are outlined, and detailed examples are shown as models for new transcribers.

4. Resources
These "help files" include notes for transcribers on aspects of the content of transcriptions, programming details, and a sample transcription.

5. Appendices
Reference material, web links, and some advanced transcription code are some of the items contained in the Appendices.

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