Music Information Retrieval Meets Music Education

Christian Dittmar, EstefaníA Cano, Jakob AbeßEr & Sascha Grollmisch
This paper addresses the use of Music Information Retrieval (MIR) techniques in music education and their integration in learning software. A general overview of systems that are either commercially available or in research stage is presented. Furthermore, three well-known MIR methods used in music learning systems and their state-of-the-art are described: music transcription, solo and accompaniment track creation, and generation of performance instructions. As a representative example of a music learning system developed within the...