Music Information Retrieval for Turkish Music: Problems, Solutions and Tools

Bozkurt B., Gedik A. C., Karaosmanoglu M. K.

IEEE 17th Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference, Antalya, Turkey, 9 - 11 April 2009, pp.97-98 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.97-98
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No


This study discusses differences between Turkish music and Western music from on information retrieval perspective. It proposes use of frequency histograms for various music information retrieval applications: automatic Ionic detection, makam classification, tuning analysis, theory-practice mismatch measurement. It announces a Matlab toolbox: Makam Toolbox 1.0 and a parametric database for Turkish music information retrieval research.