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From Raw Polyphonic Audio To Locating Recurring Themes

Thomas Von Schroeter, Shyamala Doraisamy, Stefan M. Rüger
2000 Zenodo  
In contrast to this, most Western-style music is essentially polyphonic. Here, the transcription from raw audio to a higher-level encoding is much more challenging.  ...  Implementation of a theme locator system A system to locate a recurring theme was implemented in the following steps: Extraction.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1416124 fatcat:ia2l4indwzfotakd4q5ebrwspi

Polyphonic music retrieval

Shyamala Doraisamy
2005 SIGIR Forum  
Techniques for full-music indexing of polyphonic music data with n-grams are investigated. A method to obtain n-grams from polyphonic music data is introduced.  ...  Various n-gramming strategies are proposed to overcome several problems that arise from the use of the n-gram method with polyphonic music.  ...  or raw audio sources.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1067268.1067289 fatcat:6kh6aflmnjgvlnr2zwtpn32oxi

Musart: Music Retrieval Via Aural Queries

William P. Birmingham
2001 Zenodo  
MUSART is able to effectively retrieve pieces from either the theme or full piece databases.  ...  Our system performs audio thumbnailing by examining the audio signal for recurrent states over time scales from 5 to 60 seconds in duration.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1415809 fatcat:lym2edtetvfnbamai3j6inf4ce

Buttons, Handles, and Keys: Advances in Continuous-Control Keyboard Instruments

Andrew McPherson
2015 Computer Music Journal  
This article provides a review of keyboards whose keys allow continuous control, from early mechanical origins to the latest digital controllers and augmented instruments.  ...  and nuance to a performance.  ...  Acknowledgments Thanks to Jennifer MacRitchie, Bill Verplank, and Giulio Moro for feedback on earlier drafts of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1162/comj_a_00297 fatcat:z37ha66mdbgdpiuuhqfyxp6qli

A Comprehensive Survey on Deep Music Generation: Multi-level Representations, Algorithms, Evaluations, and Future Directions [article]

Shulei Ji, Jing Luo, Xinyu Yang
2020 arXiv   pre-print
into audio by assigning timbre or generates music in audio format directly.  ...  levels of music generation: score generation produces scores, performance generation adds performance characteristics to the scores, and audio generation converts scores with performance characteristics  ...  The generated music lacks long-term structure, i.e., recurring themes, motivations and patterns.  ... 
arXiv:2011.06801v1 fatcat:cixou3d2jzertlcpb7kb5x5ery

Modeling Musical Structure with Artificial Neural Networks [article]

Stefan Lattner
2020 arXiv   pre-print
For learning transformations in sequences, I propose a special predictive training of the GAE, which yields a representation of polyphonic music as a sequence of intervals.  ...  In this thesis, I explore the application of ANNs to different aspects of musical structure modeling, identify some challenges involved and propose strategies to address them.  ...  Acknowledgements First and foremost, I want to thank my supervisor Gerhard Widmer for his valuable support, the opportunity to work in his welcoming team, and to obtain my Ph.D. in such a scientifically  ... 
arXiv:2001.01720v1 fatcat:u3sabyxverbgzcm5kh3ek3xcgy

Martin Russ: Sound Synthesis and Sampling

Shlomo Dubnov
2000 Computer Music Journal  
It is designed to meet the requirements of a wide range of readers, from enthusiasts to undergraduate level students.  ...  The initial prompting for this book came from Francis Rumsey of the University of Surrey's Music Department, with support from Margaret Riley at Focal Press.  ...  This idea of models and abstraction of interface is a recurring theme which will be explored many times in this book ( Figure 1 .1.1 ).  ... 
doi:10.1162/comj.2000.24.3.71 fatcat:7dfyllgikzgzrkahh26sjrdnta

Rhythmic Feel as Meter

Rainer Polak
2010 Music Theory Online  
This article studies the empirical structures and theoretical status of rhythmic feels in jembe music, which is a popular style of drum ensemble music from West Africa.  ...  Cyclic variation of subpulse durations, I argue, is inherent in the repertoire and fundamental to the metric system of jembe music.  ...  Again, a selective local strengthening of the recurring feel pattern achieves expressive timing. [128] Audio 9a loops Cycle 8 from Video 2, measured above in Table 19 ; Audio 9b isolates the lead jembe  ... 
doi:10.30535/mto.16.4.4 fatcat:6nkw7zofjrevbhy5v2ah67bwky

Designing A Multi-Touch Etextile For Music Performances

Maurin Donneaud, Cedric Honnet, Paul Strohmeier
2017 Zenodo  
We chose to work with textile to take advantage of its tactile properties and its malleability of form and to pay tribute to textile's rich cultural heritage.  ...  We intend this technology to be easy to use and implement by experts and novices alike: We ensure the ease of use by providing a host application that tracks touch points and passes these on as OSC or  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This paper is based on a project by Maurin Donneaud 12 that dates back to 2005. This paper was supported by the European Research Council, grant no. 648785  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1176151 fatcat:vvzq3ulayfg6harqywvr5hqesu

Music information retrieval

J. Stephen Downie
2005 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
I'd like to personally thank all those that gave of their time to help review submissions. Unending appreciation and thanks must be extended to the Program Committee:  ...  We are honored to have David Cope present this year's keynote address.  ...  the amount of time it has taken to put together a description of these algorithms.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.1440370108 fatcat:5v36lrlqbjfi5fkuxw3mzjyhhe

Adaptive music: Automated music composition and distribution [article]

David Daniel Albarracín Molina
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The system has also enabled the emergence of a set of completely novel applications: from effective tools to help anyone to easily obtain the precise music that they need, to radically new uses, such as  ...  The system has exhibited a high creative power and versatility to produce music of different types and it has been tested, proving on many occasions the outcome to be indistinguishable from the music made  ...  There are a few themes of the initial set close to the centroid, some others notably far from it and most of them are located at a medium distance, between 16000u and 21000u.  ... 
arXiv:2008.04415v2 fatcat:3m3ajswhnnewneje3qqpmbqhsm

Tonality Estimation In Electronic Dance Music: A Computational And Musically Informed Examination

Ángel Faraldo, Sergi Jordà, Perfecto Herrera
2018 Zenodo  
Last, I describe my own key finding methods, adapting existing models to the musical idiosyncrasies and tonal distributions of electronic dance music, with new statistical key profiles derived from the  ...  First, I attempt to detect possible misconceptions within the task, which is typically accomplished with a tonal vocabulary overly centred in Western classical tonality, reduced to a binary major/minor  ...  We briefly met on Skype and that was enough to make up my mind and move to Barcelona, leaving eight Dutch years behind.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1154586 fatcat:fqd24dcqlvhflcsluwpja2x4zu

Key 4. High Scores: WAM vs. LVB [chapter]

2019 Keys to Play  
Instead of performing a harlequinade, he distributed a text bearing the title "Excerpts from the Fragments of Zoroaster, " each copy of which contained eight riddles and fourteen proverbs he had devised  ...  Both riddles and proverbs bear-or even necessitate-rereading: they rely on the capacity of the written word to store multiple layers of information and to prompt reflection before action.  ...  the momentary inspiration of his genius. " 130 The passage leading up to the first movement's cadenza ( Figure 64 , Audio 14) reprises in the tonic a sequence of themes that had itself first appeared  ... 
doi:10.1525/9780520965096-006 fatcat:pmhsy75oz5dapmszvlkscdmta4

Dynamic Music Representations for Real-Time Performance: From Sound to Symbol and Back

Grigore Burloiu
2016 Zenodo  
We design and implement a real-time performance tracker using the audio-to-audio alignment of acoustic input with a pre-existing reference track, without any symbolic score information.  ...  This thesis contributes to several facets of real-time computer music, using the construct of dynamic music representations as a platform towards the online retrieval and processing of information from  ...  For instance, [7] uses a 250 ms threshold applied to complex polyphonic piano and orchestral pieces, for a dynamic score display task. 9 Digitally warped audio files are much easier to follow accurately  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4280757 fatcat:pnxntdy6hzbchhfdwuplpft2nu

Grouping compositions based on similarity of music themes

Barbara Laskowska, Mariusz Kamola, Diego Raphael Amancio
2020 PLoS ONE  
The underlying idea is to compare music notation to natural language. In music notation, a musical theme corresponds to a word.  ...  We develop the definition of a motive as well as the way to compare motives and whole compositions.  ...  Some scientists process raw audio, others work with static music notation.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0240443 pmid:33031468 fatcat:vrq5mrarxbfm5nfqzpgc326f5i
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