An Approach to Score Following for Piano Performances With the Sustained Effect

@article{Li2016AnAT,
  title={An Approach to Score Following for Piano Performances With the Sustained Effect},
  author={Bochen Li and Zhiyao Duan},
  journal={IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={2425-2438}
}
One challenge in score following for piano music is the sustained effect, i.e., the waveform of a note lasts longer than what is notated in the score. This can be caused by expressive performing styles such as the legato articulation and the usage of the sustain and the sostenuto pedals and can also be caused by the reverberation in the recording environment. This effect creates nonnotated overlappings between sustained notes and latter notes in the audio. It decreases the audio-score alignment… CONTINUE READING