Harmony and Variation in Music Information Retrieval

On Wednesday, 29 February 2012, the Department of Information and
Computing Sciences (Utrecht University) will organize a symposium on
Music Information Retrieval. The symposium is organized on the occasion
of Bas de Haas’ PhD defense on 28 February and the theme will be Harmony
and Variation in Music Information Retrieval. Everyone who is interested
is welcome to attend this symposium, which is offered to you free of
charge. The symposium will take place at the Uithof in Utrecht, the
Netherlands. We hope to see you in Utrecht!

Preliminary program
(subject to change and abstracts will be available on the web)
9.30 Coffee and tea
10.00 Bas de Haas: Automatic harmonic analysis and its applications
10.30 José Pedro Magalhães: Functional modelling of musical harmony
11.00 Martin Rohrmeier: Syntactic structure in music and its implications
11.30 Matthias Mauch: Automatically extracting harmony from recorded
music — and what to do with it
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Meinard Mueller: A cross-version approach for harmonic analysis of
music recordings
13.30 Aline Honing: Genre classification in music: the role of intervals
14.00 Coffee and tea
14.30 Anja Volk: MUSIVA: Linking variation and similarity in music
15.00 Xavier Serra: Information technologies for the discovery of
culture specific music repertoires
15.30 ??
16.00 Drinks

David de Wied gebouw
Universiteitsweg 99
3584 CG Utrecht
The Netherlands

A small website containing information about the symposium can be
accessed by following this link.

In order to have enough chairs and coffee cups we kindly ask you to
register for the symposium by filling out the online registration form

If you have any further questions, please contact Bas de Haas, w.b.dehaas@uu.nl