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Converting a pitch bend (MIDI) value to a “normal” pitch value

I am trying an offline LPC analysis and synthesis using the rt_lpc (real-time LPC) implementation as given here. There are some functions within the program that can be used for an offline LPC ...
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Guitar effects explanation books

Can you please suggest some books to get how guitar effects: distortion, overdrive, phaser and so on are achieved ?
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What methodology to use for discrimination of different (musical?) tones

I am trying to research and figure out how best to attack this problem. It straddles music processing, image processing, and signal processing, and so there are a myriad number of ways to look at it. ...
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How to build a program that gives you on the fly the chords of the song while listening to it?

I am trying to think how can I program a SW that can recognize Chords on the fly. since I know nothing about music, Can I assume that the chords are orthogonal and unique? I guess I can since it is ...
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Find similar Music using FFT Spectrums

I have been experimenting some weeks to find a way to match/find similar Songs in a Library containing different Genres of Music. My first try was to Detect Features like Tempo or how much Bass there ...
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How is a “good” or “bad” singer defined in signal processing terms?

I was watching the American and Indian idol auditions on youtube earlier in the day. I watched both successful and failed contestants and I was able to distinguish the really bad from the good singers ...
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Inverse polyphonic chord recognition

Polyphonic music transcription does not currently appear to be a solved problem. How about the inverse of a small portion of the problem. Are there any kind of spectral characteristics (from an STFT)...