The evolution of popular music: USA 1960–2010

@article{Mauch2015TheEO,
  title={The evolution of popular music: USA 1960–2010},
  author={M. Mauch and R. M. MacCallum and M. Levy and A. Leroi},
  journal={Royal Society Open Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={2}
}
In modern societies, cultural change seems ceaseless. [...] Key Method Using music information retrieval and text-mining tools, we analyse the musical properties of approximately 17 000 recordings that appeared in the charts and demonstrate quantitative trends in their harmonic and timbral properties.Expand
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