Computers and the Humanities

, Volume 28, Issue 4–5, pp 253–257 | Cite as

Object oriented music analysis

  • Tor Sverre Lande
  • Arvid O. Vollsnes


An object oriented approach to programming of music analysis is described. Different kinds of structural analysis are shown, ranging from simple melodic analysis, through harmonic analysis to cluster analysis used for analysis of modern music.

Key words

object oriented programming structural music analysis SIMULA music modelling 


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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tor Sverre Lande
    • 1
  • Arvid O. Vollsnes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of OsloOsloNorway
  2. 2.Department of MusicUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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