Final Reflection

Final Reflection

Harry Thacker Burleigh, the man, the myth, the legend. Through the course of these past few weeks I have taken on many different projects and roles, each of which has informed my learning throughout the month. I will go into detail on each of the aspects of this...

A side-project on Dvorak

Though the main focus of this month has been on the life and music of Harry T. Burleigh, one of the common ways he is known is as a student of Antonin Dvorak at the National Conservatory of Music in the early 1890s. While studying with Dvorak, Burleigh would sometimes...

On the Media

Greetings from the final week of Music Geography 396 here at St. Olaf College! We’ve split into groups depending on our specialties in the spirit of efficient and equal work responsibilities for this project on H.T. Burleigh. I was in two groups at the start of...

Data, Data, and more Data!

As a data scientist (of sorts), I’m feeling quite at home in the layers and layers of spreadsheets that represent all the research we’ve done to date.  I’ve learned a few things during my time amongst the data, so I figured I’d share these...

Letter From an Editor

When we began this project, one of our first readings was parts of Mark Monmonier’s How to Lie with Maps1. Now that Jacob and I are working on our editing specialization, I’m reminded that his lessons apply to words as well. That might seem like a little bit of a...