Polifonia - a digital harmoniser for musical heritage knowledge


Project Status: Live Project

Project Coordinator: Valentina Presutti (University of Bologna)
EU Programme: H2020-SC6-TRANSFORMATIONS-2020 DT-TRANSFORMATIONS-12-2018-2020
Curation of digital assets and advanced digitisation
Project Budget:  €3,046,154
Start Date:  1st Jan, 2021
Finish Date:  30th Apr, 2024

Aim & Objectives:

To provoke a paradigm shift in Musical Heritage preservation policies, management practice, research methodologies, interaction means and promotion strategies. Polifonia intends to achieve this goal by developing computing approaches that facilitate access and discovery of European Musical Heritage and enable a creative reuse of musical heritage at-scale.
The goal is to highlight the implicit knowledge linking Musical Heritage to the wider cultural heritage (including tangible assets), to engage both the general public and music domain experts in a consistent environment. 



  • King’s College London, Website
  • MiC – Ministero della Cultura, Website
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Website
  • Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, Website
  • Stichting Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid, Website

  • Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Website
  • Digital Paths, Website