The piano music companion

Andreas Arzt, Sebastian Böck, Sebastian Flossmann, Harald Frostel, Martin Gasser, Cynthia C.S. Liem, Gerhard Widmer

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We present a system that we call 'The Piano Music Companion' and that is able to follow and understand (at least to some extent) a live piano performance. Within a few seconds this system can identify the piece that is being played, and the position within the piece. It then tracks the progress of the performer over time via a robust score following algorithm. The companion is useful in multiple ways, e.g., it can be used for piece identification, music visualisation, during piano rehearsal and for automatic page turning.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationECAI 2014 - 21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Including Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems, PAIS 2014, Proceedings
EditorsTorsten Schaub, Gerhard Friedrich, Barry O'Sullivan
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781614994183
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2014 - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 18 Aug 201422 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
ISSN (Print)0922-6389


Conference21st European Conference on Artificial Intelligence, ECAI 2014
Country/TerritoryCzech Republic


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