Editing and Representation of Ancient Russian Semiographic Chants on the Web

  • Andrey Philippovich
  • Marina DanshinaEmail author
  • Irina GolubevaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 436)


This paper presents a web service for input of ancient Russian manuscript into electronic form. Researchers, historians and musicians can process musical manuscripts written in Znamenny Notation via this input system. In order to represent semiographic chants, we used a special font-face, which was developed during the project “Computer Semiography”. Our objective was to study features of ancient Russian musical chants and create a system for editing and playing of these chants.


Musical information technologies Znamenny Notation Semiography Ancient musical manuscripts Representation of chants Song patterns Decoding semiotic systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bauman Moscow State Technical UniversityMoscowRussia

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