all coded out

Here in Glasgow we’ve had a visit from Andrew Hankinson of the SIMSSA project at McGill University in Montr√©al. He’s been helping us implement search functionality and MEI into our web resource, which will live at www.hms.scot. So Luca and he were coding away behind me for days here in the bass culture office. In fact, it was difficult to get them to stop. On Friday night while we ate dinner, Andrew’s computer was running a script to convert to MEI nearly 2000 Sibelius files of tune incipits that had been carefully transcribed by Karens Marshalsay & McAulay, and this was the scene even outside the pub on Saturday night …

L-R: David McGuinness, Luca Guariento, Andrew Hankinson

L-R: David McGuinness, Luca Guariento, Andrew Hankinson

Here is a sneak preview of our website’s logo, as designed by Ewan MacPherson.