Turkish Makam Music Audio-Score Alignment Dataset

This release contains the annotations and the scores to test the audio-score alignment methodology explained in:
 
Şentürk, S., Gulati, S., and Serra, X. (2014). Towards alignment of score and audio recordings of Ottoman-Turkish makam music. In Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, pages 57–60, Istanbul, Turkey.
 
Please cite the abova publication above in any work using this dataset.
 
The dataset in this release is derived from the transcription test dataset used in the paper:
 
Benetos, E. & Holzapfel, A. (2013). Automatic transcription of Turkish makam music. In Proceedings of 14th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, 4 - 8 Nov 2013, Curitiba, PR, Brazil.
 
The scores for each composition are obtained from the SymbTr collection explained in:
 
Karaosmanoğlu, K. (2012). A Turkish makam music symbolic database for music information retrieval: SymbTr. In Proceedings of 13th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), pages 223–228.
 
 
 

 

From the  annotated score onsets for some of the above recordings only the main singing voice segments
have been selected. Further separately only a subset of vocal onsets crresponding to phoneme transitions rules have been explicitly annotated as annotationOnsets.txt
 
Please cite:
Dzhambazov, G., Srinivasamurthy A., Şentürk S., & Serra X. (2016).  On the Use of Note Onsets for Improved Lyrics-to-audio Alignment in Turkish Makam Music. 17th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2016)
 
https://github.com/MTG/otmm_audio_score_alignment_dataset/tree/vocal-only-annotation