How Can Mathematics Help in Identifying a Music Style

Mária Kuková
Proceedings of Bridges 2011: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2011)
Pages 509–510 Short Papers


A connection between occurrence of certain types of chords in a music piece and it's belonging to a concrete music style is explored. Several pieces of composers living in 18th and 19th century are processed by ISODATA algorithm of fuzzy clustering.