A perceptually orientated approach for automatic classification of timbre content of orchestral excerpts

  title={A perceptually orientated approach for automatic classification of timbre content of orchestral excerpts},
  author={Aur{\'e}lien Antoine and Eduardo Reck Miranda},
  journal={Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
In this paper, we report on the development of a perceptually orientated and automatic classification system of timbre content within orchestral audio samples. Here, we have decided to investigate polyphonic timbre, a phenomenon emerging from the mixture of instruments playing simultaneously. Moreover, we are focusing on the perception of the entire orchestral sound, and not individual instrumental sound. For accessibility to non-Acoustics experts, we chose to use verbal descriptors of timbre… Expand
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