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I am hoping to do some statistical analysis on 12-tone rows that have been employed in practice, and for this I'm looking for as large as possible a database.

Currently I am only aware of the 160 something rows on Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_tone_rows_and_series) and a humdrum archive of rows from Schoenberg, Berg, and Webern (http://www.ccarh.org/publications/data/humdrum/tonerow/).

But given the prevalence of serial composition in (especially American) academic music for so many years mid-century, I have hopes that there's much more out there!!

Many thanks for pointers to any relevant resources!!

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You might check out the online database by Harald Fripertinger and Peter Lackner here.

There's also a search page here.

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    Can you give us some more information? Where was this article published? – Richard Sep 5 '16 at 23:21
  • I believe aparente001 is referring to this work: homepage.uni-graz.at/de/haraldfripertinger/… (The paper in the Journal of mathematics and music is probably more complete, but i can't currently access...) Parts of this are interesting and relevant to me in what aspects of rows to analyze, but right now I am looking for a database of tone rows used In practice, not just existing in theory (there are only !11, easily enumerated). – Badam Baplan Sep 6 '16 at 7:29
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    Not sure if this will help, but Fripertinger has a home page where he links to a "database": math047129.uni-graz.at/fripertinger/db. I suppose you've already googled this up down and sideways? In addition, it looks like Fripertinger would be someone to write to, to see if he has any additional suggestions. Also I suggest you look at his papers -- try interlibrary loan. – aparente001 Sep 6 '16 at 18:48
  • No this is actually great! I had visited the database before but had missed this search page (143.50.47.149/cgi-bin/music/music.cgi), where you can get 1373 rows with an empty query :) hehe, thank you for posting or i wouldn't have revisited more carefully. Will leave the question open for a bit in case someone else wants to offer more resources, but this is extremely helpful. – Badam Baplan Sep 7 '16 at 0:29
  • but maybe you could edit your answer for completeness (and convenience?) – Badam Baplan Sep 7 '16 at 0:30

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