Automatic Tonic Identification in Indian Art Music : Approaches and Evaluation

  title={Automatic Tonic Identification in Indian Art Music : Approaches and Evaluation},
  author={Sankalp Gulati and Ashwin Bellur and Vignesh Ishwar and Hema A. Murthy and Xavier Serra},
e tonic is a fundamental concept in Indian art music. It is the base pitch, which an artist chooses in order to construct the melodies during a rāg(a) rendition, and all accompanying instruments are tuned using the tonic pitch. Consequently, tonic identification is a fundamental task for most computational analyses of Indian art music, such as intonation analysis, melodic motif analysis and rāg recognition. In this paper we review existing approaches for tonic identification in Indian art… CONTINUE READING
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