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Markus Schedl; Emilia Gómez; Erika S. Trent; Marko Tkalcic; Hamid Eghbal Zadeh; Agustín Martorell

This dataset includes 15 excerpts of the Eroica (Symphony No. 3, Beethoven), played by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and recorded in the context of the PHENICX EU project, and audio descriptors from the excerpts obtained using the Essentia library.

This material has been used for studying the interrelation between listener characteristics and the perception of emotion in classical music. 

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra has given their explicit approval for this dataset to be made public.

Using this dataset

When PHENICX-emotion is used for academic research, we would appreciate if you cite the following publication: 

Markus Schedl, Emilia Gómez, Erika S. Trent, Marko Tkalcic, Hamid Eghbal Zadeh and Agustín Martorell, On the Interrelation between Listener Characteristics and the Perception of Emotion in Classical  Orchestra Music, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, accepted for publication.

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