Turkish makam acapella sections dataset is sung by professional singers and is a collection of recordings of compositions from the vocal form şarkı. They are selected to be the same as the recordings in version two of http://compmusic.upf.edu/turkish-sarki
The main intention is to provide acapella counterpart to polyphonic recordings.
This dataset can be downloaded here
Audio music content
The collection has annotations with section, lyrics phrases and lyrics words. Each section, lyrics word and lyrical phrase is aligned to its corresponding segment in the audio. Annotations of secitons (aranağme, zemin etc.) are taken from https://github.com/MTG/turkish_makam_section_dataset
FORMAT: All annotations in TextGrid (used in Praat)
Please cite one of the following publications if you use the dataset in your work:
Dzhambazov, G., Şentürk S., & Serra X. (2015). Searching Lyrical Phrases in A-Capella Turkish Makam Recordings. 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) Conference
Availability of the dataset
The audio content and annotations are openly available for non-commercial research purposesfor non-commercial research purposes under the Attribution-NonCommercial-NonDerivs 3.0 Creative Commons license.
If you have any questions or comments about the dataset, please feel free to write to us.
Music Technology Group,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
georgi <dot> dzhambazov <at> upf <dot>edu