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Title VirtuosoTune: Hierarchical Melody Language Model
Authors (Dasaem Jeong)
Page pp.329-333
ISSN 2287-5255
Keywords Artificial intelligence; Music generation; Language model; Hierarchical RNN; Folk music
Abstract The Ai Music Generation Challenge is a competition that evaluates music generation systems. The participants submit a model capable of generating a specific genre of traditional music, which human experts then evaluate. The 2022 competition aimed to generate the most plausible reel, a type of Irish traditional dance music. This paper presents our submitted model, VirtuosoTune, which utilizes musically-structured encodings and the hierarchical structure of gated recurrent units. One of the tunes generated by the model was awarded the first prize, achieving perfect scores from all four judges.