I’m trying to find papers which report
measurements of two aspects of note duration in solo
instrumental monophonic music (e.g., recordings of solo
violin, cello, trumpet, clarinet, flute, etc. – not piano,
guitar, or other instruments that can play multiple notes
The average duration of notes in
A histogram of note durations in
Thus for example this solo cello prelude by
JS Bach last about 4 minutes and contains N notes (anybody
know?), so the average note duration in this piece is about
If one could measure the duration of each
note in this recording, then one could plot the histogram of
note durations in the piece.
Is anyone aware of such data for any solo
monophonic instrument? Musical style doesn’t matter (can be
classical, folk, etc.).
Aniruddh D. Patel
Dept. of Psychology
490 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02115