Automatic Music Analysis References
Most research in music analysis focuses on the structural and
stylistic elements at the symbolic level. That's interesting, but it
can only be applied to abstract representations of music. I'm
interested in the other kind of music analysis--the kind applicable to
My MSc dissertation is now hopelessly out of date,
but this is good news, as it signifies progress in the field.
This is far from a complete list of people and research in the field
of automatic music analysis, but it should help people just getting
started (and it's a useful reference for me).
- Music Information Retrieval
(feature extraction, indexing, searching, browsing, etc.)
This includes things dealing with actual music, or a symbolic
representation of it.
- Digital Audio Effects.
- Workshop on the Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics
Ongoing Public Discussion
I'm only interested in Free software that runs on Linux.
- WEKA - a machine learning library in Java
- Octave - a Matlab clone, useful for working with numerical data
- FFTW - the Fastest Fourier Transform in the West
- MARSYAS - Manipulation Analysis, and Retrieval SYstems for Audio and Signals
- Maaate - a set of libraries that enable audio signal analysis and feature calculation in the compressed/frequency domain
- CLAM - C++ Library for Audio and Music
- Agnula - Linux distributions (based on Debian and Red Hat) specifically tuned for audio applications
People and projects
I can't keep up. Seek and ye shall find. I recommend checking