GoArt Database

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Organ Art Center

Johan Norrback - University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Organ Art Center

Description

GOArt (Göteborg Organ Art Center) is a research center that specializes in integrated studies of instruments and performance. The pipe organ and its related keyboard instruments - the clavichord, harpsichord, harmonium, and fortepiano - form the research field. The organ database system was developed 1995 - 2000. The main goal was to create a database structure in which it is possible to store both technical and historical information on organs. In addition to storing information on organs, it was important to be able to store information on archive documents and persons related to the instruments. The database thus consists of four main parts, divided into: technical information about the organs, historical information, other archival data, and information about persons linked to the organs. This structure makes it possible to select a certain point of time in history and to trace the historical process, in the database stored as a network between organs, documents, and persons. The user can navigate backwards or forwards in time and will always be informed about connections between organs, d

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Subject area

SOCIETY AND CULTURE, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History, Musicology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Organ Art Center

Johan Norrback - University of Gothenburg, Göteborg Organ Art Center

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0036

Description

GOArt (Göteborg Organ Art Center) is a research center that specializes in integrated studies of instruments and performance. The pipe organ and its related keyboard instruments - the clavichord, harpsichord, harmonium, and fortepiano - form the research field. The organ database system was developed 1995 - 2000. The main goal was to create a database structure in which it is possible to store both technical and historical information on organs. In addition to storing information on organs, it was important to be able to store information on archive documents and persons related to the instruments. The database thus consists of four main parts, divided into: technical information about the organs, historical information, other archival data, and information about persons linked to the organs. This structure makes it possible to select a certain point of time in history and to trace the historical process, in the database stored as a network between organs, documents, and persons. The user can navigate backwards or forwards in time and will always be informed about connections between organs, d

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Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Research Council

Subject area

SOCIETY AND CULTURE, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
History, Musicology (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

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Published: 2012-01-01
Last updated: 2017-10-09