Scraping the International Music Score Library Project
This repository is a collection of tools used to scrape imslp.org. As of May 18, 2012, IMSLP has:
- 54,374 works
- 193,537 scores
- 16,140 recordings
- 7,202 composers
- 193 performers
get_people_result_page_urls.sh: Generates a list of links to every results page under
http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:People. There are 200 results per page,
and 9,162 results in total.
get_people_page_urls.py: Generates a list of links to every person page (i.e. http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Aagesen,_Truid).
mk_people.sh: Create a directory for each person page and download it's HTML into said directory.
score_id_to_url_map.txt, a text file mapping score IDs to URLs. Download HTML source for given score page into people directory.
get_pdf.py: Download all of the PDFs for a given person/composer into the corresponding directory.
mk_meta.py: Generate metadata, and move files to upload/staging directory.