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[2 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | 2,256 views]

[Paper page at Royal Society Open Science] In modern societies, cultural change seems ceaseless. The flux of fashion is especially obvious for popular music. While much has been written about the origin and evolution of pop, most claims about its…

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[1 Jan 2015 | Comments Off | 1,255 views]

We propose string compressibility as a descriptor of temporal structure in audio, for the purpose of determining musical similarity. Our descriptors are based on computing track-wise compression rates of quantised audio features, using multiple temporal resolutions and quantisation granularities. To…

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[19 Mai 2014 | Comments Off | 7,376 views]
Intonation in Unaccompanied Singing: Accuracy, Drift and a Model of Reference Pitch Memory

The preprint of our singing intonation paper is now available! Enjoy!
[Edit: now published here]

This paper presents a study on intonation and intonation drift in unaccompanied singing and proposes a simple model of reference pitch memory…

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[18 Jun 2012 | Comments Off | 1,850 views]

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Abstract: Music evolves as composers, performers, and consumers favor some musical variants over others. To investigate the role of consumer selection, we…

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[2 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 1,963 views]

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Abstract. Aligning lyrics to audio has a wide range of applications such as the automatic generation of karaoke scores, song-browsing by lyrics, and the generation of audio thumbnails. Existing methods are restricted to using only lyrics…

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[28 Mrz 2011 | Comments Off | 4,371 views]
Estimation of Harpsichord Inharmonicity and Temperament from Musical Recordings

Abstract: Recent advances in music signal processing and the speed of desktop computers have facilitated the automation of many aspects of the analysis of music recordings. For example, the extraction of semantic metadata such as genre, key, chord and beat…

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[3 Sep 2010 | Comments Off | 1,205 views]

Abstract. We present a new genre classification framework using both low-level signal-based features and high-level harmony features. A state of-the-art statistical genre classifier based on timbral features is extended using a first-order random forest containing for each genre rules derived…

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[21 Aug 2010 | Comments Off | 1,237 views]

Abstract. Issues concerning tuning and temperament bear relevance to music research in areas such as historical musicology, performance and recording studies, and music perception. We have recently demonstrated that it is possible to classify keyboard temperament automatically from audio recordings…

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[29 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 2,141 views]

Abstract. Chord labels provide a concise description of musical harmony. In pop and jazz music, a sequence of chord labels is often the only written record of a song, and forms the basis of so-called lead sheets. We devise a…