Audio Classical Composer Identification by Deep Neural Network
Audio Classical Composer Identification (ACC) is an important problem in Music Information Retrieval (MIR) which aims at identifying the composer for audio classical music clips. The famous annual competition, Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange (MIREX), also takes it as one of the four training&testing tasks. We built a hybrid model based on Deep Belief Network (DBN) and Stacked Denoising Autoencoder (SDA) to identify the composer from audio signal. As a matter of copyright, sponsors of MIREX cannot publish their data set. We built a comparable data set to test our model. We got an accuracy of 76.26% in our data set which is better than some pure models and shallow models. We think our method is promising even though we test it in a different data set, since our data set is comparable to that in MIREX by size. We also found that samples from different classes become farther away from each other when transformed by more layers in our model.