Automated Partitioning of Tonal Music

@inproceedings{Pardo2000AutomatedPO,
  title={Automated Partitioning of Tonal Music},
  author={Bryan Pardo and William P. Birmingham},
  booktitle={FLAIRS Conference},
  year={2000}
}
Most research related to automated analysis of music presupposes human partitioning of the input into segments corresponding to significant harmonic or melodic hunks. In this paper, we describe HarmAn, a system that partitions tonal music into harmonically significant segments corresponding to single chords and labels these segments with the proper chord labels. Segment labels are determined through template matching in the space of pitch class with conflict resolution between equally scoring… CONTINUE READING