Hi-Fi Multi-Speaker English TTS Dataset [article]

Evelina Bakhturina, Vitaly Lavrukhin, Boris Ginsburg, Yang Zhang
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This paper introduces a new multi-speaker English dataset for training text-to-speech models. The dataset is based on LibriVox audiobooks and Project Gutenberg texts, both in the public domain. The new dataset contains about 292 hours of speech from 10 speakers with at least 17 hours per speaker sampled at 44.1 kHz. To select speech samples with high quality, we considered audio recordings with a signal bandwidth of at least 13 kHz and a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of at least 32 dB. The
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arXiv:2104.01497v3 fatcat:ztgy67mrwbf3xkdt7tdouzk3pe