By David Meredith

This publication presents an in-depth advent and evaluate of present examine in computational track research. Its seventeen chapters, written through top researchers, jointly characterize the variety in addition to the technical and philosophical sophistication of the paintings being performed this present day during this intensely interdisciplinary box. A large variety of ways are awarded, applying innovations originating in disciplines similar to linguistics, info concept, details retrieval, development popularity, computer studying, topology, algebra and sign processing. some of the equipment defined draw on well-established theories in tune idea and research, equivalent to Forte's pitch-class set idea, Schenkerian research, the equipment of semiotic research built by way of Ruwet and Nattiez, and Lerdahl and Jackendoff's Generative concept of Tonal Music.

The e-book is split into six components, masking methodological matters, harmonic and pitch-class set research, shape and voice-separation, grammars and hierarchical relief, motivic research and trend discovery and, eventually, type and the invention of certain styles.

As an in depth and updated photograph of present examine in computational tune research, the ebook offers a useful source for researchers, lecturers and scholars in tune concept and research, desktop technology, song details retrieval and similar disciplines. It additionally offers a cutting-edge reference for practitioners within the song know-how industry.

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That chords in different positions are essentially equivalent (Hubbard and Datteri, 2001). Parncutt (1989) provides a psychoacoustic explanation of how chords are heard. Just as our perceptual mechanisms analyse a complex periodic sound into partials and then re-integrate them into a single percept, so chords can be heard as a single entity with a single perceived root, rather than three or more individual co-sounding tones. Parncutt suggests that the same factors that govern the perception of individual pitches govern the perception of chords.

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