Computational Musicology In Hindustani Music by Soubhik ChakrabortyComputational Musicology In Hindustani Music by Soubhik Chakraborty

Computational Musicology In Hindustani Music

bySoubhik Chakraborty, Guerino Mazzola, Swarima Tewari

Paperback | August 23, 2016

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The book opens with a short introduction to Indian music, in particular classical Hindustani music, followed by a chapter on the role of statistics in computational musicology. The authors then show how to analyze musical structure using Rubato, the music software package for statistical analysis, in particular addressing modeling, melodic similarity and lengths, and entropy analysis; they then show how to analyze musical performance. Finally, they explain how the concept of seminatural composition can help a music composer to obtain the opening line of a raga-based song using Monte Carlo simulation.

The book will be of interest to musicians and musicologists, particularly those engaged with Indian music.

Dr. Soubhik Chakraborty earned his Ph.D. in statistics and he is currently an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Applied Mathematics at the Birla Institute of Technology. His research interests include algorithm analysis and music analysis. He plays the harmonium. Prof. Dr. Guerino Mazzola earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Zurich U...
Title:Computational Musicology In Hindustani MusicFormat:PaperbackDimensions:107 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 1.73 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319365533

ISBN - 13:9783319365534

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Table of Contents

An Introduction to Hindustani Music.- The Role of Statistics in Computational Musicology.- Introduction to Rubato: The Music Software for Statistical Analysis.- Modeling the Structure of Raga Bhimpalashree: A Statistical Approach.- Analysis of Lengths and Similarity of Melodies in Raga Bhimpalashree.- Raga Analysis Using Entropy.- Modeling Musical Performance Data with Statistics.- A Statistical Comparison of Bhairav (A Morning Raga) and Bihag (A Night Raga).- Seminatural Composition.- Concluding Remarks.