Countries where chant-research projects are located:
Cantus Index is a catalogue of chant texts and melodies for the liturgical Office and Mass. Through the use of unique "Cantus ID numbers," multiple online medieval music databases have been networked together in order that chant texts and melodies can be searched on this Cantus Index website and matches in all of the partner databases will be returned.
Online projects integrated in the Cantus Index Network:
- 2012: Cantus Database (Debra Lacoste, University of Waterloo, Canada)
- 2012: Portuguese Early Music Database (Manuel Pedro Ferreira, Lisboa, Portugal)
- 2012: Slovak Early Music Database (Eva Veselovská, Bratislava, Slovakia)
- 2012: Hungarian Chant Database (Zsuzsa Czagány, Gábor Kiss, Budapest, Hungary)
- 2013: Fontes Cantus Bohemiae (Jan Koláček, David Eben, Praha, Czech Republic)
- 2013: Cantus Planus in Polonia (Irina Chachulska, Polish Academy of Sciences)
- 2014: Cantus Ultimus (Ichiro Fujinaga, McGill University, Montréal, Canada)
- 2014: Comparatio (Claire Maître, CNRS, Paris, France)
- 2015: Musica Hispanica (Carmen Julia Gutiérrez, Madrid, Spain)
- 2016: Gregorien.info (Inga Behrendt, Gerald Messiaen, Bernhard Schmid)
- 2016: Antiphonale & Graduale Synopticum (Harald Buchinger, Xaver Kainzbauer Universität Regensburg)
- 2018: Medieval Music Manuscripts Online (Dominique Gatté, Strasbourg, France)
- 2020: Codicologica et Hymnologica Bohemica Liturgica (Hana Vlhová-Wörner)
- 2021: Fragmenta Manuscriptorum Musicalium Hungariae Mediaevalis (Zsuzsa Czagány)
- 2021: Birgittine Database (Karin Lagergren, Linnaeus University, Sweden)
- 2022: Medieval Music Manuscripts from Austrian Monateries (E.Veselovská, M.Haltrich)
- 2022: Usuarium - A Digital Library and Database (Miklós István Földváry)
- 2023: BENEDICAMUS: Music and Poetic Creativity for a Unique Moment in the Western Christian Liturgy, c. 1000-1500 (Catherine A. Bradley)
- 2023: Melodiarium Hungariae Medii Aevi Digitale (Zsuzsa Czagány)
Access to the database is free, in accordance with the aims of the International Musicological Society’s Study Group Cantus Planus, which include the exchange of data in electronic form.
Following the Tri-Agency Statement on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) the Cantus Database and Cantus Index, while committed to excellence in research and research training, recognize that achieving a more equitable, diverse and inclusive Canadian research enterprise is essential to creating the innovative and impactful research necessary to advance knowledge and understanding, and to respond to local, national and global challenges. The Cantus Database and Cantus Index will work with those involved in the research system to develop the inclusive culture needed for research excellence and to achieve outcomes that are rigorous, relevant and accessible to diverse populations.