Published October 1, 2015 | Version 1.0
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FLABASE: A Flamenco Knowledge Base

  • 1. Music Technology Group, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain


FlaBase (Flamenco Knowledge Base) is the acronym of a new knowledge base of flamenco music. Its ultimate aim is to gather all available online editorial, biographical and musicological information related to flamenco music. A first version is just being released. Its content is the result of the curation and extraction processes. FlaBase is stored in JSON format, and it is freely available for download. This first release of FlaBase contains information about 1,102 artists, 74 palos (flamenco genres), 2,860 albums, 13,311 tracks, and 771 Andalusian locations.

Data sources

Data was compiled and curated from different sources: Wikipedia, DBpedia,,, MusicBrainz, and

Using this dataset

For more details on how these files were generated, we refer to the following scientific publication. We would highly appreciate if scientific publications of works partly based on the FlaBase dataset quote the following publication:

Oramas, S., Gómez F., Gómez E., & Mora J. (2015).  FlaBase: Towards the Creation of a Flamenco Music Knowledge Base. 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference. 

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