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Re: locating the chorus in a MIDI song?

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On Nov 3, 10:20*pm, Joe Strout <j...@strout.netwrote:
We've got a need to generate short "samples" of songs that are in MIDI *
format, to provide a preview function in a web app. *We'd like to do *
something more clever than just taking the middle 20 seconds (or *
whatever) of the song -- ideally, we'd like to find the chorus, since *
that's likely to be the most easily recognized part of the song.

I believe this could be done fairly reliably by looking for patterns *
in the MIDI file, though I'm sure there are plenty of complications to *
this simple idea.
Hi Joe, nice to hear from you from earlier discussion.

Would it be applicable to mark one chorus by hand, and the program
finds all the others?
Nov 6 '08 #1
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