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DBTune Music-Related RDF





This effort has started in the context of the Linking open data community project of the Semantic Web Education and Outreach Interest Group.

Its main purpose is to make available freely available data concerning music on the semantic-web, such as Magnatune, Jamendo, Dogmazic, Mutopia, and to create links between them and other available semantic web repositories, such as Frederick Giasson's Musicbrainz dump, or DBPedia and GeoNames."

Sub-packages The following RDF datasets are available (NB: not all datasets are under an open license ...):

     href="/package/jamendo-dbtune">package:jamendo-dbtune, holding RDF data for  href="/package/jamendo">package:jamendo

     href="/package/dbtune-magnatune">package:dbtune-magnatune, holding data from the  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Magnatune label

     href="/package/dbtune-john-peel-sessions">package:dbtune-john-peel-sessions, holding data on the BBC John Peel sessions, released during the 2007 BBC Hackday

     href="/package/dbtune-audioscrobbler">package:dbtune-audioscrobbler, displaying the last 10 played tracks of users as RDF

     href="/package/dbtune-myspace">package:dbtune-myspace, providing RDF for top-friends and available tracks on  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">MySpace

     href="/package/dbtune-musicbrainz">package:dbtune-musicbrainz, holding RDF data for  href="/package/musicbrainz">package:musicbrainz

     href="/package/dbtune-classical">package:dbtune-classical, RDF data on the canon of Western Classical Music curated by Chris Cannam

     href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">BBC Playcount data linking  href="/package/bbc-programmes">package:bbc-programmes and  href="/package/dbtune-musicbrainz">package:dbtune-musicbrainz (no longer actively maintained)

DBtune also provides a number of services related to these packages:

     href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">A chord symbol service, holding descriptions of chords, generated on-the-fly

    A  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">service for transforming  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Echonest Analyze XML to Music Ontology RDF

     href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Henry, a SPARQL endpoint that interprets signal processing workflows and provides on-demand content-based data

As well as two RDF-based artist similarity services/APIs:

     href="/package/dbtune-artists-last-fm">package:dbtune-artists-last-fm (find similar artists based on

    The  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Echonest similarity service