a	
  collabora(ve	
  environment	
  for	
  
music	
  enthusiasts	
  
Introduc(on	
  
•  Gandharv	
  is	
  a	
  tool	
  designed	
  with	
  a	
  vision	
  to	
  
bridge	
   crea(ve	
   gaps	
 ...
U(lity?	
  
•  Informal	
   personal	
   technologies	
   for	
   different	
  
forms	
   of	
   conversa(on	
   such	
   a...
Survey	
  -­‐	
  Sources	
  
•  Interviews	
  
– Anurag	
  Dixit’s	
  Musicology	
  
– Tansen	
  Music	
  Academy	
  
– No...
Findings	
  
The	
  following	
  are	
  the	
  findings	
  of	
  the	
  study	
  that	
  helped	
  us	
  in	
  designing	
 ...
Findings	
  contd…	
  
•  Ar(sts	
  get	
  fascinated	
  from	
  an	
  applica(on	
  by	
  the	
  effects	
  and	
  
specia...
Survey	
  –	
  List	
  of	
  Requirements	
  Iden(fied	
  
•  Search	
  Composers	
  and	
  View	
  their	
  Profiles	
  
• ...
Feedback	
  Survey	
  
•  A	
   prototype	
   was	
   developed	
   and	
   was	
  
given	
  to	
  a	
  selected	
  music	...
Applica(on	
  -­‐	
  Flow	
  
Implementa(on	
  
Features	
   Features	
  
User	
  Profiles	
   Sessions	
  
Rate	
  Projects	
   Online	
  Mixer	
  
Form...
Future	
  Work	
  
•  Follow	
  Users	
  and	
  Projects	
  
•  Track	
  Contribu(ons	
  of	
  Members	
  
•  Adding	
  Sp...
Our	
  sincere	
  thanks	
  to…	
  
•  Mr.	
  Anurag	
  Dixit	
  	
  
–  singer,	
  song-­‐writer,	
  composer,	
  directo...
Thank	
  You!	
  
•  Group	
  Members	
  
– Sweksha	
  Tripathi	
  swe1807@gmail.com	
  
– Anupam	
  Sanghi	
  sanghi.anup...
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Gandharv is a tool designed with a vision to bridge creative gaps for music enthusiasts by making collaboration easy. Its aim is to provide a collaborative environment that can assist in effective and efficient music composition.

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Gandharv - Collaborative Music Composition Environment

  1. 1. a  collabora(ve  environment  for   music  enthusiasts  
  2. 2. Introduc(on   •  Gandharv  is  a  tool  designed  with  a  vision  to   bridge   crea(ve   gaps   for   music   enthusiasts   by  making  collabora(on  easy.   •  Its   aim   is   to   provide   a   collabora(ve   environment  that  can  assist  in  effec(ve  and   efficient  music  composi(on.  
  3. 3. U(lity?   •  Informal   personal   technologies   for   different   forms   of   conversa(on   such   as   instant   messaging   on   desktop   computers   and   text   messaging   are   widely   being   accepted,   but   there   is   s(ll   liBle   evidence   of   new   means   of   informal   musical   interac(on   being   supported   and  fostered.   •  With   the   exponen(al   technological   developments,   “Social   Music   Making”   has   become  important.  
  4. 4. Survey  -­‐  Sources   •  Interviews   – Anurag  Dixit’s  Musicology   – Tansen  Music  Academy   – Noida  School  of  Rock   – Novice  Music  Composers   •  Online  Ques(onnaire   •  Literature  Survey     •  Exis(ng  Tools  –  soUware  dependent  
  5. 5. Findings   The  following  are  the  findings  of  the  study  that  helped  us  in  designing  a   detailed  architecture  of  our  applica(on:   •  Co-­‐Presence  is  an  important  aspect  of  collabora(ve  music   composi(on.   •  An  ar(st  must  iden(fy  the  capability  of  his  team  while   composing  in  a  group.   •  Feedback  while  composi(on  is  an  important  step  of   collabora(ve  composi(on.   •  The  ar(sts  must  understand  the  blueprint  of  the  song.   •  Applica(on  should  be  simple  to  use  and  self-­‐explanatory.   •  Advanced  Search  and  Recommenda(on  System  should  be   present.   •  .  To  give  ease  to  user,  automated  backup  feature  should  be   included.  
  6. 6. Findings  contd…   •  Ar(sts  get  fascinated  from  an  applica(on  by  the  effects  and   special  features  it  has.  So  the  UI  and  audio  effects  should   be  of  high  quality.   •  Form  of  Music  comes  with  a  set  of  conven(ons  to  be   followed.  The  applica(on  must  assist  the  ar(sts  in   understanding  and  abiding  by  these  conven(ons.   •  As  phone  calls  and  emails  s(ll  are  among  the  major  forms   by  which  sharing  happen,  so  the  applica(on  must  provide   that  support  as  well.   •  Features  like  automated  scaling,  tempo  altera(on,  karaoke   conversa(on,  mixing  facility,  nota(on  iden(fica(on,  audio   interpreta(on  must  be  provided  
  7. 7. Survey  –  List  of  Requirements  Iden(fied   •  Search  Composers  and  View  their  Profiles   •  Launch  Sessions  to  Work  on  a  Composi(on   •  Give/Receive  Ra(ngs  and  Feedback.   •  Online  Mixer   •  Create  Catalogues   •  Reference  Material   •  Scaling  and  Tempo  Altera(ons   •  Recommenda(ons,  and  many  more…  
  8. 8. Feedback  Survey   •  A   prototype   was   developed   and   was   given  to  a  selected  music  enthusiasts  to   give   a   feedback   and   assign   ra(ngs   to   the   list   of   40   features   based   on   their   u(lity  requirements.   •  Their  Feedback  was  used  to  select  the   more  important  features  from  the  less   important  ones.  
  9. 9. Applica(on  -­‐  Flow  
  10. 10. Implementa(on   Features   Features   User  Profiles   Sessions   Rate  Projects   Online  Mixer   Form  Catalogue   Collabora(ve  Board   Reference  Material   Scaling   Tempo  Altera(on   Feedback   Local  SoUware  Compa(ble   User  Recommenda(on   Add  License,  Cover  Image   Search   APIs  Used   API   Func.on   Echonest   Reference  Material   Sonic   Scaling  and  Tempo  Altera(on   PyAudio   Audio  File  Analysis  in  Python  
  11. 11. Future  Work   •  Follow  Users  and  Projects   •  Track  Contribu(ons  of  Members   •  Adding  Special  Effects  and  Lyrics   •  Karaoke  Genera(on   •  Op(on  to  Release   •  Virtual  Jamming  
  12. 12. Our  sincere  thanks  to…   •  Mr.  Anurag  Dixit     –  singer,  song-­‐writer,  composer,  director  –  ‘Anurag  Dixit’s  Musicology’,   Ar(st  Aloud  Awards  Nominee,  first  power  user  from  India.     •  Mr.  Yougansh  Sharma     –  Lead  Vocalist  “Euphony  Straia(ons”,  winner  of  Legato  (2010),  Voice  of   M.P.,  Indian  Idol  5  state  finalist,  MTV  colors  of  youth  regional  winner.     •  Our  seniors  and  friends.              Thank  you  all  for  your  valuable  feedback.    
  13. 13. Thank  You!   •  Group  Members   – Sweksha  Tripathi  swe1807@gmail.com   – Anupam  Sanghi  sanghi.anupam@gmail.com   •  Project  Supervisor   – Prof.  Sanjay  Goel  

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