Archives of Acoustics, 43, 3, pp. 505–516, 2018
10.24425/123922

A Study on of Music Features Derived from Audio Recordings Examples – a Quantitative Analysis

Aleksandra DOROCHOWICZ
Gdansk University of Technology
Poland

Bożena KOSTEK
Gdansk University of Technology
Poland

The paper presents a comparative study of music features derived from audio recordings, i.e. the same music pieces but representing different music genres, excerpts performed by different musicians, and songs performed by a musician, whose style evolved over time. Firstly, the origin and the background of the division of music genres were shortly presented. Then, several objective parameters of an audio signal were recalled that have an easy interpretation in the context of perceptual relevance. Within the study parameter values were extracted from music excerpts, gathered and compared to determine to what extent they are similar within the songs of the same performer or samples representing the same piece.
Keywords: music genres; audio parametrization; music features
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DOI: 10.24425/123922

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