In the 16th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR 2015), Málaga, Spain, two papers titled, which I have been involved with, will be presented. The titles of the papers are “A tool for the analysis and discovery of Ottoman-Turkish makam music” and “Searching lyrical phrases in a-capella Turkish makam recordings,” respectively.
I am invited by Darrell Conklin to give a talk about “Symbolic analysis of Ottoman-Turkish makam music” in Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU (Donostia – San Sebastián, Spain). The talk will take place in 30 June 2015.
In the 5th International Workshop of Folk Music Analysis (FMA 2015), Paris, France, two papers titled “A Culture-Specific Analysis Software for Makam Music Traditions” and “A Method for Tonic Frequency Identification of Turkish Makam Music Recordings,” which I have contributed, will be presented.
For the performance “Compasso de Navegare” in the 58th Venice Biennial, Galata Electroacoustic Orchestra is awarded with the “Filippo Siebaneck” award in Premio Abbiati 2015 (the 34th “Franco Abbiati” Music Critics Awards). Organized by Associazione Nazionale Critici Musicali (The National Association of Music Critics, Italy) Premio Abbiati is one of the most prestigious music awards in Italy.
On 24th April 2014, André Holzapfel will present the paper titled “Section-level Modeling of Musical Audio for Linking Performances to Scores in Turkish Makam Music,” which I am one of the co-authors of, in the 40th IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2015 in the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia. On its 40th anniversary, ICASSP is the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications.
On 13th November 2014 (this Thursday) Hasan Sercan Atlı will present the paper titled “Audio feature extraction for exploring Turkish makam music,” which I am one of the co-authors of, in the 3rd International Conference on Audio Technologies for Music and Media in Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey.
In the 4th International Workshop of Folk Music Analysis (FMA 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, two papers titled “Towards alignment of score and audio recordings of Ottoman-Turkish makam music” and “Automatic lyrics-to-audio alignment in classical Turkish music” which I have contributed, will be presented.
On 11 June 2014, we – as the CompMusic team – will give a seminar called “Ses teknolojisinde Türk Müziği’ne özgü tasarımlar” (Culture specific approaches in music technology: Turkish music case) in Istanbul Technical University State Conservatory. The seminar will showcase the technologies developed within the CompMusic Project to study Ottoman-Turkish makam music. In the seminar, I am going to present the audio-score alignment methodology I have been developing for Ottoman-Turkish makam music.