Exploring Relationships between Audio Features and Emotion in Music

  title={Exploring Relationships between Audio Features and Emotion in Music},
  author={Cyril Laurier and Olivier Lartillot and Tuomas Eerola and Petri Toiviainen},
In this paper, we present an analysis of the associations between emotion categories and audio features automatically extracted from raw audio data. This work is based on 110 excerpts from film soundtracks evaluated by 116 listeners. This data is annotated with 5 basic emotions (fear, anger, happiness, sadness, tenderness) on a 7 points scale. Exploiting state-of-the-art Music Information Retrieval (MIR) techniques, we extract audio features of different kind: timbral, rhythmic and tonal. Among… CONTINUE READING
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