Interrogating melodic similarity : a definitive phenomenon or the product of interpretation ?

@inproceedings{MarsdenInterrogatingMS,
  title={Interrogating melodic similarity : a definitive phenomenon or the product of interpretation ?},
  author={Alan Marsden}
}
The nature of melodic similarity is interrogated through a survey of the different means by which the phenomenon has been studied, examination of methods for measuring melodic similarity, a Monte Carlo analysis of data from the experiment which formed the basis for the 'ground truth' used in the MIREX 2005 contest on melodic similarity, and examples of interest in the music of Mozart. Melodic similarity has been studied by a number of means, sometimes quite contrasting, which lead to important… CONTINUE READING
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