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Table 3.

Corpora Analyzed

GenreAbbr.OriginNInstrumentationSize of corpusDur. (min)Researcher
North Indian Raga NIR North India Sitar, sarod or guitar + tabla (tanpura drone not analyzed) 3 pairs playing 8 pieces, Mean duration = 683s (SD = 339) 91 M. Clayton, L. Leante 
Uruguayan Candombe UC Uruguay 3-4 Chico, piano and repique drums 12 takes, M = 175.5 s (SD = 30.9) 35 L. Jure, M. Rocamora 
Malian Jembe MJ Mali 2-4 Jembe and dundun drums 15 takes of 3 pieces, M = 202 s (SD = 69.1) 51 R. Polak 
Cuban Son and Salsa CSS Cuba Bass, Spanish guitar, tres, clave, bongos and other percussion, trumpet, vocals 5 songs, M = 398 s (SD = 45.5) 33 A. Poole 
Tunisian Stambeli TS Tunisia ≥4, 2 parts analyzed Gumbri (lute) + shqashiq (cymbals), vocals 4 tracks comprising 8 pieces, M = 259.8 s (SD = 105.2) 35 R. Jankowsky 
European String Quartet ESQ Europe Violin x 2, viola, cello 2 takes each of 2 movements, extracts M. Clayton, T. Eerola, K. Jakubowski 
GenreAbbr.OriginNInstrumentationSize of corpusDur. (min)Researcher
North Indian Raga NIR North India Sitar, sarod or guitar + tabla (tanpura drone not analyzed) 3 pairs playing 8 pieces, Mean duration = 683s (SD = 339) 91 M. Clayton, L. Leante 
Uruguayan Candombe UC Uruguay 3-4 Chico, piano and repique drums 12 takes, M = 175.5 s (SD = 30.9) 35 L. Jure, M. Rocamora 
Malian Jembe MJ Mali 2-4 Jembe and dundun drums 15 takes of 3 pieces, M = 202 s (SD = 69.1) 51 R. Polak 
Cuban Son and Salsa CSS Cuba Bass, Spanish guitar, tres, clave, bongos and other percussion, trumpet, vocals 5 songs, M = 398 s (SD = 45.5) 33 A. Poole 
Tunisian Stambeli TS Tunisia ≥4, 2 parts analyzed Gumbri (lute) + shqashiq (cymbals), vocals 4 tracks comprising 8 pieces, M = 259.8 s (SD = 105.2) 35 R. Jankowsky 
European String Quartet ESQ Europe Violin x 2, viola, cello 2 takes each of 2 movements, extracts M. Clayton, T. Eerola, K. Jakubowski 

Note: Abbr. = corpus abbreviation; N = number of performers; Dur. = total duration.

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