Browsing by Author "Caro Repetto, Rafael"

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  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2017)
    The MIR research on jingju (also known as Beijing or Peking opera) music has taken audio as the main source of information. Music scores are an important resource for the musicological research of this tradition, but ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Pretto, Niccolò; Chaachoo, Amin; Bozkurt, Baris; Serra, Xavier (ACM Association for Computer Machinery, 2018)
    In the medieval Islamic territories of the Iberian Peninsula known as Al-Andalus a unique style of music was formed combining local practices with Arab sensibilities. After the fall of the last Andalusian kingdom, this ...
  • Dzhambazov, Georgi Bogomilov; Yang, Yile; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Workshop on Folk Music Analysis, 2016)
    In this study we propose how to modify a standard approach for text-to-speech alignment to apply in the case of alignment of lyrics and singing voice. We model phoneme durations by means of a duration-explicit hidden Markov ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Gong, Rong; Kroher, Nadine; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2015)
    Performing schools (liupai) in jingju (also known as Peking or Beijing opera) are one of the most important elements for the appreciation of this genre among connoisseurs. In the current paper, we study the potential ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2014)
    Jingju (Beijing opera) is a Chinese traditional performing art form in which theatrical and musical elements are in-timately combined. As an oral tradition, its musical di-mension is the result of the application of a ...
  • Gong, Rong; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (ACM Association for Computer Machinery, 2017)
    e data-driven computational research on automatic jingju (also known as Beijing or Peking opera) singing evaluation lacks a suitable and comprehensive a cappella singing audio dataset. In this work, we present an a ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (2016)
    Music in jingju (also known as Peking or Beijing opera) is predefined by tradition. Before the appearance of jingju music composers, actors used to “arrange melodies” (bianqu) for new lyrics according to melodic systems ...
  • Itou, Katunobu; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA), 2016)
    Not only do novice listeners have difficulty enjoying Noh singing but researchers also have difficulty treating it formally. A major reason is the huge difference between the score information and the acoustics of its ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (2016)
    En sus poco más de doscientos años de historia, el jingju, u ópera de Pekín, ha conseguido el título de tesoro nacional (guocui) y como tal ha asumido la turbulenta historia reciente del país. En la puja por situarse como ...
  • Pretto, Niccolò; Bozkurt, Baris; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (Cyprus University of Technology, 2018)
    The Arab-Andalusian music is performed through nawab¯at (plural of nawba), suites of instrumental and vocal pieces ordered according to their metrical pattern in a sequence of increasing tempo. This study presents for ...
  • Zhang, Shuo; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2015)
    The similarity between linguistic tones and melodic pitch contours in Beijing Opera can be captured either by the contour shape of single syllable units, or by the pairwise pitch height relations in adjacent syllable ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael; Zhang, Shuo; Serra, Xavier (ACM Association for Computer Machinery, 2017)
    When lyrics of tonal languages are set to music, the pitch contour of the tones has to agree to a certain extent with the melodic contour to assure intelligibility. The relationship between the linguistic tones of the ...
  • Zhang, Shuo; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2014)
    Features of linguistic tone contours are important factors that shape the distinct melodic characteristics of different genres of Chinese opera. In Beijing opera, the presence of a two-dialectal tone system makes the ...
  • Caro Repetto, Rafael (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2018-12-14)
    Music in jingju, one of the most representative genres of Chinese traditional theatre, is created according to a series of orally transmitted principles. This thesis aims at deepening the understanding of one of them known ...
  • Srinivasamurthy, Ajay; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Sundar, Harshavardhan; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2014)
    In many cultures of the world, traditional percussion music/nuses mnemonic syllables that are representative of the timbres/nof instruments. These syllables are orally transmitted/nand often provide a language for percussion ...
  • Zhang, Shuo; Caro Repetto, Rafael; Serra, Xavier (International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR), 2017)
    The emotional content of jingju (aka Beijing or Peking opera) arias is conveyed through pre-defined metrical patterns known as banshi, each of them associated with a specific expressive function. In this paper, we first ...