Musicians in Venice

This is a network map showing the connections of Giovanni Legrenzi to other musicians and locations in Venice from 1670 to 1690. The map seeks to show how interconnected Giovanni Legrenzi was with the Venetian music scene. The data is very thorough, and the popups are...

Music Diplomacy

The U.S. State Department has sponsored a “Database of Cultural Presentations” map that shows locations of U.S. touring groups’ performances during the Cold War. You can search in several categories, like group name, performance city, performance type, and performance...

Mapping Touring

As part of a larger project called “Mapping Movement,” Harmony Bench and Kate Elswit’s “Mapping Touring” project seeks to visualize dance history through the domestic and international tours of ballet and modern dance companies during the 20th century. It displays...

Keeping Score

Created by Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, the Keeping Score website forms the online component of an ambitious, wide-ranging music history pedagogy initiative. This project includes several PBS documentaries, radio programs, and lesson plans for...

The Geography of America’s Music Scenes

This static map shows one way to answer the question “where are America’s leading centers for musicians and the music industry?” Charlotta Mellander of Martin Property Institute combined data on musicians and recording industry business establishments via the Bureau...