Modeling the influence of performance controls on Violin Timbre

TitleModeling the influence of performance controls on Violin Timbre
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2009
Conference NameMusic and Machine Learning workshop at the European Conference on Machine Learning
AuthorsPérez, A., & Bonada J.
Conference Start Date06/09/2009
Conference LocationBled slovenija
AbstractBy means of a sensing system we are able to capture bowing
and ¯ngering actions executed by a violinist during real performances.
The aim of this research is to model the relation between those actions
and the sound produced. We describe the process for training and op-
timizing the model by means of neural networks. Given a set of control
actions, the model is able to predict the spectral envelopes of the har-
monic and noisy components of the sound which are used for sound
synthesis. The model is validated by comparing a real recording with the
corresponding synthetic sound produced.
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