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Tutorials

These tutorials are designed to give you an overview of Kallisto.
For best quality, view the tutorials in 1080p. English subtitles are available.

Tutorial 1 

Selecting a file to work in; selecting what work mode to use. Searching in Kallisto. 

Tutorial 2Different search strategies.
Tutorial 3Beginning a Record
First 3 tabs: "Work," "Title, Date," and "Instrumentation, Remarks." 

Example: <media 517 - - "TEXT, Perez Figlio mi sento, Perez_Figlio_mi_sento.pdf, 453 KB">Perez, "Figlio mi sento"
</media>Record in online catalog

 

To continue the record, consult Tutorial 4a, 4b, or 4c, depending on what type of source you have:

Tutorial 4a Physical Description—Score Example: <media 517 - - "TEXT, Perez Figlio mi sento, Perez_Figlio_mi_sento.pdf, 453 KB">Perez (continued)
</media>
Tutorial 4b Physical Description—Parts

Example: <media 518 - - "TEXT, Anonimo Laudat frater, Anonimo_Laudat_frater.pdf, 98 KB">Anonymous hymn</media>
Record in online catalog

Tutorial 4c Physical Description—Score & Parts 

Example: <media 519 - - "TEXT, Monteverde Veritas mea, Monteverde_Veritas_mea.pdf, 101 KB">"Veritas mea"</media>
Record in online catalog

Tutorial 5  Entering incipits using the Plaine & Easie code. 

Example: <media 517 - - "TEXT, Perez Figlio mi sento, Perez_Figlio_mi_sento.pdf, 453 KB">Perez (conclusion)</media>

Special topics

This section will give you insight into special aspects of working with Kallisto.

Incipit searches

Who is "Anonymous"? (video): If you have an anonymous piece, please use the online catalog's incipit search first to try to identify the composer.

You can also search by rhythm in Kallisto. See the guide <media 792 - - "TEXT, Searching by incipit, Searching_by_incipit.pdf, 310 KB">here</media> (PDF). 

You also might find a match in the RISM Switzerland database  (click on Incipits)