Unpitched Percussion Transcription

  • Derry FitzGerald
  • Jouni Paulus


Up until recently, work on automatic music transcription has concentrated mainly on the transcription of pitched instruments, i.e., melodies. However, during the past few years there has been a growing interest in the problem of transcription of percussive instruments. This chapter aims to give an overview of the methods used in this field ranging from the pioneering works of the 1980s to more recent systems.


Sound Event Onset Detection Amplitude Envelope Spectral Centroid Percussion Instrument 
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© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Derry FitzGerald
    • 1
  • Jouni Paulus
    • 2
  1. 1.Cork Institute of TechnologyBishopstown, CorkIreland
  2. 2.Institute of Signal ProcessingTampere University of TechnologyTampereFinland

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