Current experiment (updated October 2015)
We are running an experiment on note segmentation in flamenco, in order to understand the mechanisms behind manual transcriptions and improve our automatic transcription methods.
You can help by doing this exercise where you will have to segment 10 short flamenco excerpts into notes (it requires less than 1 hour of your time), and you will have the chance to listen in detail to some flamenco singing.
- Note segmentation experiment (English version)
- Experimento de segmentación de notas (versión en Español)
My current research in music information retrieval also addresses flamenco music, specially flamenco singing. I am interested to understand and model with computing tools the way humans transcribe flamenco music in order to generate automatic transcriptions of flamenco performances. Transcriptions are useful for musical analysis in terms of scale, patterns and style. More info on the context of my research can be found at the COFLA web site.