A Corpus-based Study of Rhythm Patterns

  title={A Corpus-based Study of Rhythm Patterns},
  author={Matthias Mauch and Simon Dixon},
We present a corpus-based study of musical rhythm, based on a collection of 4.8 million bar-length drum patterns extracted from 48,176 pieces of symbolic music. Approaches to the analysis of rhythm in music information retrieval to date have focussed on low-level features for retrieval or on the detection of tempo, beats and drums in audio recordings. Musicological approaches are usually concerned with the description or implementation of manmade music theories. In this paper, we present a… CONTINUE READING


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