A Chorus Learning Support System Using the Chorus Leader's Expertise
Science Innovation
Volume 1, Issue 1, February 2013, Pages: 5-13
Received: Mar. 5, 2013; Published: Feb. 20, 2013
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Authors
Mizue Kayama, Department of Informational Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
Kazunori Itoh, Department of Informational Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
Kazushi Asanuma, Nagano Prefectural Institute of Technology, Ueda, Japan
Masami Hashimoto, Department of Informational Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
Makoto Otani, Department of Informational Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
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Abstract
The purpose of this study is to explore a chorus learning support environment based on the tutoring knowledge of the chorus leader. In general chorus practice, a chorus leader tends to instruct his chorus members based not on score information, but on a chorus leader's sense of value and/or his musical philosophy. We try to extract the tutoring knowledge necessary to evaluate/review a singing voice from the chorus leader. The extracted knowledge is expressed in a computational form and implemented in a learning support system. In this paper, a chorus learning support system is proposed. At first, the tutoring knowledge of a chorus leader is described. Next, the architecture and functions of the proposed system are shown. Finally, we evaluate the adequacy of the extracted knowledge and the effectiveness of chorus learning with our system.
Keywords
Learning Support System; Performance Support; Chorus; Chorus Leader's Expertise; Singing Voice
To cite this article
Mizue Kayama, Kazunori Itoh, Kazushi Asanuma, Masami Hashimoto, Makoto Otani, A Chorus Learning Support System Using the Chorus Leader's Expertise, Science Innovation. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2013, pp. 5-13. doi: 10.11648/j.si.20130101.12
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