Tips and Tricks

Dear future mapper of 1924 Paris, Congratulations! You’ve joined a wonderful project led by an inspiring professor. I hope that you’ll take away as much as I have from your work here (for the record, I was not obligated to say those nice things). As a former mapper,...

How we do what we do.

Our principal tasks as researchers thus far has been seeking out performances that happened in 1924 Paris. At first, we thought we would be finding them by reading letters and biographies of prominent artists and composers of the time. We began with this tactic, and...

The Madness in the Method(ology)

The Trouble with the Methodology   A few posts back, I made a few comments on the methodology.   Hopefully, between that and the rather more lucid explanations provided by my colleagues, you, dear reader, have some coherent notion of what our project methodology is....

What, How, and Why?

  When I tell people I’m working on a project called “Mapping the Musical Geography of 1924 Paris” I usually get a polite response of “that sounds…interesting,” (refer to the facial expression below), and a prompt diversion of the conversation. To be honest,...