Dance Type Classification in Irish and Scandinavian Folk Music

  • Elliot Kermit-Canfield
  • Published 2015


For centuries, western cultures have written folk songs down. In the 21st century, this has resulted in large databases of music from all around the world. We have built, trained, and tested classifiers on Irish and Scandinavian dance music using songs encoded in symbolic representation (ABC format), downloaded from John Chamber’s online folk-song database… (More)

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