Bach Choral Harmony

Donated on 5/19/2014

The data set is composed of 60 chorales (5665 events) by J.S. Bach (1675-1750). Each event of each chorale is labelled using 1 among 101 chord labels and described through 14 features.

Dataset Characteristics

Sequential

Subject Area

Other

Associated Tasks

Classification

Feature Type

-

# Instances

5665

# Features

-

Dataset Information

Additional Information

Pitch classes information has been extracted from MIDI sources downloaded from (JSB Chorales)[http://www.jsbchorales.net]. Meter information has been computed through the Meter program which is part of the Melisma music analyser (Melisma)[http://www.link.cs.cmu.edu/music-analysis/]. Chord labels have been manually annotated by a human expert.

Has Missing Values?

No

Variables Table

Variable NameRoleTypeDemographicDescriptionUnitsMissing Values
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no
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no

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Additional Variable Information

1. Choral ID: corresponding to the file names from (Bach Central)[http://www.bachcentral.com]. 2. Event number: index (starting from 1) of the event inside the chorale. 3-14. Pitch classes: YES/NO depending on whether a given pitch is present. Pitch classes/attribute correspondence is as follows: C -> 3 C#/Db -> 4 D -> 5 ... B -> 14 15. Bass: Pitch class of the bass note 16. Meter: integers from 1 to 5. Lower numbers denote less accented events, higher numbers denote more accented events. 17. Chord label: Chord resonating during the given event.

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Creators

Daniele Radicioni

Roberto Esposito

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