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The Quest For Musical Genres: Do The Experts And The Wisdom Of Crowds Agree?

Mohamed Sordo, Òscar Celma, Martin Blech, Enric Guaus
2008 Zenodo  
EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS In order to measure the agreement between expert genres and the genre-tags defined by the wisdom of crowds, we perform several experiments.  ...  Indeed, musical genres have different meanings for different people, communities, and countries [2] . The use of musical genres has been deeply discussed by the MIR community.  ...  All in all, experts, wisdom of crowds, and machines 2 agree in the classification and cohesion of some genres (e.g. Blues, Hip-Hop), and clearly disagree in others (e.g. Rock).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1415261 fatcat:otpbb6ubcjeedeib3wbnklhlsy

Modeling the Music Genre Perception across Language-Bound Cultures [article]

Elena V. Epure and Guillaume Salha and Manuel Moussallam and Romain Hennequin
2020 arXiv   pre-print
This approach of studying music genres is the most extensive to date and has many implications in musicology and music information retrieval.  ...  These variations cannot be modeled as mere translations since we also need to account for cultural differences in the music genre perception.  ...  Mohamed Sordo, Oscar Celma, Martin Blech, and Enric Guaus. 2008. The Quest for Musical Genres: Do the Experts and the Wisdom of Crowds Agree?  ... 
arXiv:2010.06325v2 fatcat:kkiop4usp5fhngcjs4vsjmju2m

Unravelling the Mechanics of Black Freedom Struggle through the genre of Rhythm and Blues

Divya Sharma
2017 Zenodo  
This essay is a visitation of the artistic expression of African American women's living reality as finds expression in the rhythm and blues genre lyrics with an aim of unravelling the mechanics that validates  ...  In an interliterary, multicultural imperative, locating African American women in the realm of ecofeminism, two lines of thought that do not associate with each other, the essay attempts to bridge the  ...  S: Now-a-days, we hear much of Nano-literature especially Nano-fiction. Do you agree that Haiku, being a powerpacked encapsulated form of literature, fits in as a genre of Nano-poetry?  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6527153 fatcat:kioanxte3jdapdkadtaz3gtkva

Can Music Hurt? - Music and Violence [article]

Aleksey Nikolsky
2021 figshare.com  
Today, the argument for individual freedom in music preference for production and consumption, has evolved into the status quo of Western music industry.  ...  It provides an insight into the causes for why violent music is cultivated, as well as the causes for persistent denial of ties between violent music and violent behavior that characterizes public consensus  ...  "Wrong people" are attracted to the "wrong" message of violence through the kind of music these bands play. Thugs do not crowd and riot at classical music concerts.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.15094383.v1 fatcat:gmo5qymbzzfoxp4trzqxlbplv4

Introduction [chapter]

Predrag Cicovacki
2019 Tolstoy and Spirituality  
There is much to admire about the sincerity and thoroughness of Tolstoy's spiritual quest, as well as plenty to agree xxii Introduction with concerning his criticism of the ills of our dysfunctional social  ...  of modern music.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9781618118837-003 fatcat:cb66royxergbvled5mzdxd4a6i

Crossover narratives: intersections of race, genre and authenticity in unpopular popular music CROSSOVER NARRATIVES:INTERSECTIONS OF RACE, GENRE, AND AUTHENTICITY IN UNPOPULAR POPULAR MUSIC

Eric David, Johnson, Eric Johnson, Eric Johnson, Eric Johnson
2012 unpublished
My first chapter focuses on the singer, Nat "King" Cole, arguing that the retrospective construction of the rock and roll genre as an example of a hybrid or crossover musical from by critics in the late  ...  This thesis analyzes the construction of racialized notions of authenticity within American popular musical genres across the span of the 20 th Century, but especially from a crucial period between the  ...  Derrida, Jacques, and Avital Ronell. "The Law of Genre." Critical Inquiry 7, no. 1 (1980: 55-81. Duff, David. Modern Genre Theory. Harlow England; New York: Longman, 2000. Feuer, Jane.  ... 
fatcat:gyt4myupjjhdzjlwgbwkuxcxzu

Modeling the Music Genre Perception across Language-Bound Cultures

Elena V. Epure, Guillaume Salha, Manuel Moussallam, Romain Hennequin
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)   unpublished
This approach of studying music genres is the most extensive to date and has many implications in musicology and music information retrieval.  ...  These variations cannot be modeled as mere translations since we also need to account for cultural differences in the music genre perception.  ...  Mohamed Sordo, Oscar Celma, Martin Blech, and Enric Guaus. 2008. The Quest for Musical Genres: Do the Experts and the Wisdom of Crowds Agree?  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2020.emnlp-main.386 fatcat:ugspww3cpvagbddcvvtpkxciuy

A (Class)Room with a View: How Fiction Can Help New Teachers

Susan Barber
2008 SFU educational review  
The reason for this may be twofold: first, there may be a lack of understanding or appreciation of narrative inquiry, and second, examples of targeted pedagogical literature are scarce.  ...  In this article, I would like to explore the value of teaching through literature and creative writing, and in particular, focus on how stories written by and for new teachers can be significant in shaping  ...  Holland's Opus, and Music of the Heart. Perhaps less comfortable to consider was Notes on a Scandal.  ... 
doi:10.21810/sfuer.v2i.336 fatcat:gd4vlv3xivec7kzrkvt7tjma34

Movies about the movies: Hollywood reflected

1997 ChoiceReviews  
The making of the renamed "The Dancing Cavalier" becomes the quest of the film, paralleled with Don's quest for Kathy's love.  ...  We speak of comedy as a genre, but also of narrative film and the musical film (as well as the film about Hollywood) as genres.  ...  (1976) , Anderson's study is the best combination of historical perspective and wide-ranging discussion of the genre.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.35-1429 fatcat:rkz6stmj6bdclphuli2bsx7rou

The state of the digital humanities

Alan Liu
2012 Arts and Humanities in Higher Education  
wisdom of the crowd,' 'the rule of many,' and 'crowd sourcing.' 11 Now digital humanists are similarly addressing Web 2.0 by incorporating the new technologies and social network theory.  ...  Crossing this barrier between expert knowledge and algorithmic/crowd knowledge will require fulfilling the call that Bowker and Star have made for theorizing the 'scaling up' of information (1999: 290  ... 
doi:10.1177/1474022211427364 fatcat:5xczylebkvbz7lgxmzbhlljvqm

MIRages: an account of music audio extractors, semantic description and context-awareness, in the three ages of MIR

Perfecto Herrera Boyer, Xavier Serra, Emilia Gómez
2018 Zenodo  
In the age of context-aware systems we report on user models for recommendation and for avatar generation, in addition to factors that influence music listening decisions.  ...  In the age of feature extractors, we present work on features to describe sounds and music, especially timbre and tonal aspects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank their colleagues and staff at the Music Technology Group (UPF) for their support and encouragement, especially Graham Coleman for his review and proofreading  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1882316 fatcat:6yhrlcyexrgyhhwayeau2gu7f4

MIRages: an account of music audio extractors, semantic description and context-awareness, in the three ages of MIR

Perfecto Herrera Boyer, Xavier Serra, Emilia Gómez
2018 Zenodo  
In the age of context-aware systems we report on user models for recommendation and for avatar generation, in addition to factors that influence music listening decisions.  ...  In the age of feature extractors, we present work on features to describe sounds and music, especially timbre and tonal aspects.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank their colleagues and staff at the Music Technology Group (UPF) for their support and encouragement, especially Graham Coleman for his review and proofreading  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2278110 fatcat:uturvyw2gnfzdgtelvtxot3etq

Literature and identity in The golden ass of Apuleius

2013 ChoiceReviews  
vi COnTenTS Chapter 3 • Metamorphoses of Genres 3.1 Philosophers on the road 3.2 Eyes and ears as criteria for truth 3.3 Lucius and his Sirens 3.4 Readers, listeners, and spectators Chapter 4 • Greece,  ...  General Index There is no rest, it seems, for Apuleian scholarship, and indeed this widespread interest testifies to the appeal of studying the Metamorphoses.  ...  , which narrates his journey to Babylon in search of wisdom; 119 finally, he notes that the narrative structure of the "quest for wisdom" is also adopted in the novels by 4) Iamblichus and 5) Antonius  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.50-4276 fatcat:4xqqeib6wvdsfpfukpuxgrjr3i

Genre in context : toward a reexamination of the film musical in classical Hollywood [article]

Cari Elizabeth McDonnell
2017
Though no single history of the Hollywood musical exists as such, a historical narrative nevertheless emerges from the extensive body of scholarly work on the genre.  ...  can inform further investigations of the genre.  ...  Finally, I am thankful for the faculty and students in the music theory department at the University of Texas.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t2tb0z15d fatcat:ecv3ya2ctrcfvnys26jw4hfbsi

Ballad Opera, Imitation, and the Formation of Genre

Douglas Franklin O'Keefe
2007 unpublished
, and using the stage for political protest.  ...  Ballad Opera, Imitation, and the Formation of Genre Douglas Franklin O'Keefe The enormous popularity of The Beggar's Opera gave rise to a remarkable series of plays known as ballad opera, a form that dominated  ...  between his quest for glory and his matrimonial duty.  ... 
doi:10.21985/n26f0v fatcat:npigxxgoxfenpi33wwhkqfqgmu
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