are selected from a musicBrainz collection of Turkish music
The collection has annotations of lyrics. Each lyrical phrase is aligned to its corresponding segment in the audio.
This dataset can be downloaded here.
Audio music content
It features 10 performances of different compositions. Five are sung by male and 5 by female singer. The recordings are selected so that there is only a single main vocalist (or the intensity of the back vocalst is relatively low compared to the main vocalist). Accompanying instruments are mainly string ensembles. No percussive instruments are present. Audio is in .wav format.
(2014). Automatic lyrics-to-audio alignment in classical Turkish music. 4th International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis
(2015). Modeling of Phoneme Durations for Alignment between Polyphonic Audio and Lyrics. Sound and Music Computing Conference 2015.
bar and contains 1 or 2 words.