AUDIO-BASED MUSIC VISUALIZATION FOR MUSIC STRUCTURE ANALYSIS

Publication Type:

Conference Paper

Source:

SMC Conference 2010 (2010)

URL:

files/proceedings/2010/73.pdf

Abstract:

We propose an approach to audio-based data-driven mu- sic visualization and an experimental design to study if the music visualization can aid listeners in identifying the structure of music. A three stage system is presented in- cluding feature extraction, the generation of a recurrence plot and the creation of an arc diagram to visualize the rep- etitions within a piece. Then subjects are asked to cate- gorize simple forms of classical music with and without audio and visual cues provided. The accuracy and speed are measured. The results show that the visualization can reinforce the identification of musical forms.