Cheng-Ya Sha

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Music is composed to be emotionally expressive, and emotional associations provide an especially natural domain for indexing and recommendation in today's vast digital music libraries. But such libraries require powerful automated tools, and the development of systems for automatic prediction of musical emotion presents a myriad challenges. The perceptual(More)
Singing voice plays an important role in the listening experience of music. In this paper, we propose to classify popular music by the timbre quality of the singing voice. Specifically, we adopt six singing voice timbre classes as the taxonomy and build a new data set, KKTIC, that contains the expert annotations of 387 Chinese popular songs. To build an(More)
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