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YWCM SPECTROGRAM PITCH ASSIGNMENT
by Phan Gia Anh-Thư & Ngô Thanh Nhàn, April 21, 2020

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Original Recording

Folk Music • Blind Beggar folk music • Dân tộc • two khổ stanzas • Pitch Assignments Song: Xẩm Hà Liễu/Phồn Huê • Creator: hat-xam • Singer: Ha-Thi-Cau • Date: 1999 1. sonic/Giat-nuoc-canh-beo_3-28_hat-xam_Ha-Thi-Cau_1999_+0_Melodia.svl Peak Frequency in Hertz/Decibels of spectrogram by Sonic Visualiser, Release 4.0.1 (2019)Layer 1: Background spectrogram. — Layer 2: Melodic range spectrogram, all channels mixedLayer 3: Intensity curve — Layer 4: Rhythm Onset curveLayer 5: Text/Lyric onset (data extracted) — Layer 6: Staff (recreated and elaborated below)Layer 7: Central C line (recreated below) — Layer 8: Melodia Lyric Onset extraction (data extracted) Layer 9: Melody extraction (data extracted)Audio clip of Style Rao Xuống Hò [A perfect ending, for instrumental tuning] 0:15" from audio/Giat-nuoc-canh-beo_3-28_hat-xam_Ha-Thi-Cau_1999_+0_YouTube.wavLyrics: 21 words, Pitch: 4,908 data points, 133 distinct peaks, Guestimate: tetratonicPeak Frequency in Hertz/Decibels of spectrogram by AnthemScore, Release 4.9.0 (2019), 20 bands/note, at 10ms time incrementsSpectrogram generated by AnthemScore has 1760 Hertz values, time axis has 10ms increment, and 2,632,960 Decibel data points.Size of pitchinst: 71888 Array ( [-440] => 7478 [-485.399] => 479 [-488.211] => 283 [-482.603] => 197 [-479.823] => 123 [-442.549] => 237 [-445.113] => 215 [-434.946] => 77 [-437.466] => 165 [-432.441] => 54 [-429.95] => 51 [-425.012] => 36 [-422.564] => 39 [-420.13] => 18 [-415.305] => 24 [-825.825] => 1 [-821.069] => 2 [-816.34] => 3 [-811.638] => 2 [-802.316] => 7 [-797.695] => 7 [-793.1] => 17 [-806.964] => 3 [-412.913] => 26 [-417.711] => 12 [-427.474] => 81 [583.947] => 83 [580.583] => 77 [577.24] => 33 [587.33] => 74 [590.732] => 64 [594.154] => 62 [597.596] => 47 [-367.863] => 24 [-365.745] => 34 [-363.638] => 39 [-361.544] => 49 [-353.286] => 33 [-345.217] => 29 [-341.252] => 19 [-337.332] => 26 [-333.458] => 23 [-331.537] => 36 [-329.628] => 113 [-327.729] => 213 [-325.841] => 184 [-323.965] => 242 [-322.099] => 188 [-320.244] => 169 [-318.399] => 154 [-316.565] => 47 [-573.915] => 29 [-577.24] => 66 [-570.609] => 23 [-567.323] => 7 [-580.583] => 42 [-583.947] => 37 [-587.33] => 59 [-590.732] => 84 [-594.154] => 132 [-597.596] => 40 [-601.058] => 27 [-604.54] => 17 [-564.055] => 10 [-560.807] => 9 [325.841] => 749 [323.965] => 747 [327.729] => 628 [322.099] => 495 [316.565] => 252 [309.335] => 95 [305.782] => 146 [304.021] => 130 [302.27] => 125 [300.529] => 168 [298.798] => 139 [297.077] => 130 [-541.704] => 59 [-538.584] => 158 [-535.482] => 302 [-532.397] => 350 [-544.842] => 21 [-551.172] => 16 [-554.365] => 23 [-557.577] => 12 [-547.998] => 13 [-529.331] => 166 [-526.282] => 202 [-523.251] => 106 [-520.237] => 59 [-517.241] => 45 [-394.266] => 32 [-391.995] => 36 [-396.55] => 28 [-398.847] => 62 [-401.158] => 19 [-403.482] => 24 [-405.819] => 13 [-408.17] => 27 [-410.535] => 16 [573.915] => 25 [570.609] => 29 [611.564] => 37 [629.484] => 105 [636.798] => 207 [640.487] => 264 [644.198] => 374 [647.93] => 478 [651.683] => 755 [655.458] => 849 [-380.836] => 31 [-383.042] => 30 [-385.261] => 20 [-387.493] => 27 [-389.738] => 37 [-314.742] => 27 [-312.929] => 35 [-305.782] => 34 [-307.553] => 26 [-309.335] => 26 [-304.021] => 20 [-302.27] => 20 [-508.355] => 57 [-493.883] => 117 [-491.039] => 139 [-477.06] => 150 [-496.744] => 76 [-502.516] => 80 [-505.427] => 86 [-511.3] => 35 [-474.312] => 102 [-471.58] => 79 [-466.164] => 27 [-463.479] => 61 [-460.809] => 64 [-455.517] => 75 [-450.285] => 68 [-447.691] => 144 [-458.155] => 85 [405.819] => 127 [403.482] => 158 [401.158] => 159 [398.847] => 161 [396.55] => 173 [408.17] => 118 [410.535] => 124 [412.913] => 97 [415.305] => 127 [417.711] => 133 [420.13] => 118 [422.564] => 132 [425.012] => 143 [427.474] => 194 [429.95] => 262 [432.441] => 351 [331.537] => 432 [320.244] => 366 [314.742] => 166 [293.665] => 119 [291.973] => 96 [290.292] => 121 [288.62] => 123 [286.957] => 124 [295.366] => 119 [307.553] => 107 [285.305] => 80 [-293.665] => 13 [-295.366] => 9 [-298.798] => 26 [-300.529] => 26 [-291.973] => 15 [-290.292] => 13 [-452.893] => 86 [434.946] => 554 [437.466] => 621 [440] => 884 [442.549] => 809 [491.039] => 371 [488.211] => 559 [485.399] => 648 [482.603] => 697 [479.823] => 489 [477.06] => 485 [471.58] => 256 [389.738] => 86 [394.266] => 111 [445.113] => 647 [450.285] => 398 [455.517] => 255 [468.864] => 191 [496.744] => 78 [502.516] => 63 [505.427] => 55 [511.3] => 68 [514.262] => 166 [520.237] => 188 [523.251] => 162 [529.331] => 278 [535.482] => 306 [541.704] => 233 [547.998] => 75 [554.365] => 29 [557.577] => 39 [564.055] => 39 [567.323] => 19 [633.131] => 184 [622.254] => 71 [618.67] => 38 [615.107] => 23 [604.54] => 43 [601.058] => 33 [-608.042] => 8 [-611.564] => 5 [608.042] => 36 [560.807] => 36 [551.172] => 52 [544.842] => 137 [538.584] => 330 [532.397] => 373 [526.282] => 214 [517.241] => 123 [508.355] => 68 [499.622] => 78 [493.883] => 193 [474.312] => 408 [466.164] => 236 [463.479] => 204 [458.155] => 200 [452.893] => 317 [460.809] => 177 [447.691] => 569 [-378.643] => 47 [-376.462] => 57 [-374.294] => 62 [-372.138] => 61 [-622.254] => 6 [-625.859] => 4 [-629.484] => 30 [-633.131] => 21 [-636.798] => 49 [-640.487] => 49 [-644.198] => 74 [-647.93] => 99 [-655.458] => 35 [-663.074] => 20 [-666.915] => 100 [-670.779] => 3 [-674.664] => 1 [-682.504] => 4 [-343.229] => 18 [-357.391] => 29 [-369.994] => 43 [766.084] => 1 [770.522] => 4 [779.475] => 7 [788.532] => 7 [793.1] => 11 [797.695] => 8 [802.316] => 6 [783.991] => 5 [774.986] => 5 [757.285] => 3 [752.924] => 4 [739.989] => 36 [735.727] => 122 [723.087] => 182 [718.923] => 74 [714.782] => 101 [710.665] => 124 [706.572] => 76 [702.503] => 62 [694.434] => 57 [690.434] => 56 [686.457] => 70 [682.504] => 95 [678.573] => 117 [674.664] => 196 [670.779] => 175 [663.074] => 320 [659.255] => 425 [625.859] => 78 [391.995] => 91 [387.493] => 100 [385.261] => 102 [383.042] => 74 [380.836] => 72 [378.643] => 59 [-514.262] => 34 [-355.333] => 36 [-359.461] => 29 [282.028] => 91 [283.661] => 120 [312.929] => 121 [311.127] => 107 [318.399] => 317 [329.628] => 512 [333.458] => 387 [335.389] => 300 [337.332] => 261 [339.286] => 219 [341.252] => 239 [343.229] => 229 [345.217] => 203 [347.217] => 190 [349.228] => 273 [351.251] => 337 [353.286] => 404 [355.333] => 456 [357.391] => 571 [361.544] => 479 [363.638] => 441 [365.745] => 253 [369.994] => 118 [372.138] => 102 [374.294] => 84 [376.462] => 86 [367.863] => 206 [280.403] => 101 [278.788] => 96 [277.183] => 95 [275.586] => 91 [273.999] => 166 [272.421] => 164 [-272.421] => 38 [-220] => 2943 [270.852] => 287 [269.292] => 256 [267.741] => 306 [266.199] => 240 [264.665] => 204 [263.141] => 166 [261.626] => 115 [260.119] => 113 [258.621] => 108 [257.131] => 107 [255.65] => 105 [254.178] => 123 [252.714] => 92 [251.258] => 116 [249.811] => 179 [248.372] => 224 [246.942] => 227 [245.519] => 212 [244.105] => 163 [242.699] => 150 [241.301] => 181 [239.912] => 209 [238.53] => 160 [237.156] => 158 [235.79] => 134 [234.432] => 135 [233.082] => 121 [231.739] => 124 [230.405] => 101 [229.078] => 112 [227.758] => 146 [226.446] => 153 [225.142] => 162 [223.846] => 156 [222.556] => 146 [221.274] => 162 [220] => 168 [218.733] => 170 [217.473] => 188 [216.221] => 196 [214.975] => 126 [213.737] => 112 [212.506] => 111 [-202.91] => 17 [-201.741] => 25 [-204.085] => 13 [-205.267] => 4 [-206.456] => 6 [-207.652] => 5 [-208.855] => 9 [-210.065] => 4 [-211.282] => 12 [-212.506] => 12 [-213.737] => 11 [-214.975] => 12 [-216.221] => 41 [-217.473] => 65 [-218.733] => 86 [-221.274] => 76 [-222.556] => 63 [-223.846] => 63 [-225.142] => 26 [-226.446] => 16 [-227.758] => 25 [-229.078] => 39 [-230.405] => 36 [-231.739] => 34 [-233.082] => 14 [-235.79] => 17 [-238.53] => 25 [-244.105] => 65 [-242.699] => 61 [-245.519] => 72 [-251.258] => 62 [-252.714] => 69 [-254.178] => 29 [-197.133] => 3 [-194.869] => 5 [-193.746] => 8 [-192.631] => 9 [-191.521] => 6 [-190.418] => 6 [190.418] => 28 [191.521] => 44 [192.631] => 47 [193.746] => 33 [194.869] => 26 [195.998] => 33 [197.133] => 65 [198.275] => 43 [199.424] => 30 [200.579] => 41 [201.741] => 33 [202.91] => 28 [204.085] => 25 [205.267] => 27 [206.456] => 39 [207.652] => 48 [208.855] => 54 [189.321] => 30 [188.231] => 28 [187.147] => 32 [186.069] => 25 [184.997] => 26 [210.065] => 64 [211.282] => 83 [-255.65] => 28 [-257.131] => 17 [-258.621] => 25 [-260.119] => 37 [-261.626] => 33 [-263.141] => 31 [-264.665] => 109 [-266.199] => 46 [-267.741] => 94 [-269.292] => 55 [-270.852] => 67 [-246.942] => 57 [-248.372] => 48 [-249.811] => 44 [-241.301] => 48 [-239.912] => 24 [-237.156] => 23 [-234.432] => 16 [359.461] => 463 [-499.622] => 74 [-311.127] => 33 [-297.077] => 22 [-288.62] => 12 [-286.957] => 17 [-285.305] => 9 [-283.661] => 5 [-282.028] => 13 [-280.403] => 18 [-278.788] => 11 [-277.183] => 13 [-275.586] => 9 [-273.999] => 19 [-351.251] => 33 [-339.286] => 21 [183.932] => 23 [182.872] => 42 [181.819] => 44 [180.772] => 28 [179.731] => 44 [178.696] => 24 [177.666] => 35 [176.643] => 26 [175.626] => 13 [174.614] => 14 [173.608] => 10 [172.609] => 11 [171.614] => 10 [170.626] => 13 [169.643] => 10 [168.666] => 13 [167.695] => 15 [166.729] => 14 [165.769] => 28 [164.814] => 27 [163.865] => 26 [162.921] => 44 [161.982] => 41 [161.049] => 33 [160.122] => 20 [159.2] => 11 [158.283] => 9 [157.371] => 11 [156.465] => 11 [-200.579] => 35 [-199.424] => 32 [-195.998] => 4 [-189.321] => 3 [-168.666] => 15 [-170.626] => 22 [-172.609] => 22 [-173.608] => 1 [-174.614] => 2 [-175.626] => 3 [-176.643] => 5 [-177.666] => 2 [-178.696] => 7 [-179.731] => 4 [-180.772] => 6 [-181.819] => 8 [-182.872] => 9 [-183.932] => 5 [-184.997] => 6 [-186.069] => 12 [-187.147] => 6 [-188.231] => 5 [-349.228] => 14 [-165.769] => 17 [-166.729] => 16 [-164.814] => 22 [-163.865] => 20 [-162.921] => 7 [-161.982] => 3 [-161.049] => 5 [-160.122] => 4 [-159.2] => 1 [-158.283] => 2 [-156.465] => 2 [-155.563] => 3 [-154.668] => 3 [-167.695] => 14 [-169.643] => 15 [-171.614] => 11 [155.563] => 13 [154.668] => 11 [890.225] => 329 [885.098] => 420 [880] => 259 [874.932] => 138 [869.892] => 140 [864.882] => 174 [859.901] => 81 [854.948] => 69 [850.024] => 32 [845.128] => 12 [835.421] => 8 [830.609] => 9 [821.069] => 7 [811.638] => 2 [806.964] => 3 [761.672] => 2 [748.587] => 17 [744.276] => 9 [731.489] => 121 [727.276] => 150 [698.456] => 71 [-714.782] => 27 [-723.087] => 11 [-727.276] => 15 [-651.683] => 103 [-659.255] => 15 [666.915] => 278 [-468.864] => 39 [-718.923] => 12 [-710.665] => 8 [-706.572] => 2 [-702.503] => 1 [-690.434] => 1 [-880] => 200 [-932.328] => 12 [-937.728] => 8 [900.569] => 183 [905.786] => 88 [911.033] => 98 [916.311] => 115 [921.619] => 61 [926.958] => 71 [932.328] => 29 [987.767] => 2 [976.421] => 4 [982.078] => 4 [1005.03] => 2 [999.244] => 1 [959.647] => 11 [948.624] => 6 [937.728] => 38 [943.161] => 8 [954.12] => 7 [965.206] => 3 [970.797] => 3 [895.382] => 210 [840.261] => 7 [825.825] => 4 [-615.107] => 5 [-335.389] => 16 [-347.217] => 20 [-748.587] => 1 [-744.276] => 1 [-739.989] => 9 [-735.727] => 5 [-731.489] => 2 [816.34] => 2 [-970.797] => 105 [-976.421] => 58 [-982.078] => 11 [-987.767] => 8 [-954.12] => 14 [-965.206] => 57 [-959.647] => 24 [-948.624] => 6 [-926.958] => 9 [-943.161] => 11 [-198.275] => 10 [-859.901] => 3 [-854.948] => 3 [-864.882] => 8 [-869.892] => 7 [-874.932] => 16 [-885.098] => 12 [-890.225] => 8 [-895.382] => 11 [-900.569] => 9 [-905.786] => 3 [-911.033] => 2 [-916.311] => 2 [-921.619] => 5 [-618.67] => 3 [153.777] => 4 [152.891] => 3 [-678.573] => 2 ) Size of pitchinst: 71887 Processing time: from 1600910392.5477 to 1600910392.5477 = 0 Spectrogram: A study of Pitch assignments using Peak Frequencies: Most-visited Pitch bundles strategy: Gravitation to Hò: B4-30c