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AuToTen: a video introduction

posted on 2020-11-23, 17:18 authored by German Ruiz MarcosGerman Ruiz Marcos, Alistair WillisAlistair Willis, Robin LaneyRobin Laney
AuToTen is a system which automatically calculates the contributions to tonal tension of a piece of music according to Lerdahl’s Model of Tonal Tension.

AuToTen was presented at the "2020 Joint Conference on AI Music Creativity" on the 22nd of October, 2020. Transcript of presentation available in associated file.

The conference paper where AuToTen was introduced is available at:

The AuToTen's software is available at: Ruiz Marcos, German; Laney, Robin; Willis, Alistair (2020): AuToTen: an automatic calculator of tension in tonal music. The Open University. Software.


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