Transcription of the Singing Melody in Polyphonic Music

  title={Transcription of the Singing Melody in Polyphonic Music},
  author={Matti Ryyn{\"a}nen and Anssi Klapuri},
This paper proposes a method for the automatic transcription of singing melodies in polyphonic music. The method is based on multiple-F0 estimation followed by acoustic and musicological modeling. The acoustic model consists of separate models for singing notes and for no-melody segments. The musicological model uses key estimation and note bigrams to determine the transition probabilities between notes. Viterbi decoding produces a sequence of notes and rests as a transcription of the singing… CONTINUE READING

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