Abhith Chandran, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering; Abhishek Sebastian ,St. Joseph’s College of Engineering; Bony B Nalpathanchil ,St. Joseph’s College of Engineering; Elwin Augustin ,St. Joseph’s College of Engineering; Alphonsa Johny ,St. Joseph’s College of Engineering

Android, Chord Recognition, Pitches, Tuning

There are lot of musicians interested in playing the guitar or piano, but unable to identify the basic chords. A chord is a combination of two or more musical notes. In order to reproduce a song, a musician requires to know the chords of the song. At present, there are many number of applications that lively identifies and displays musical notes only but they do not detect the chords of a song. Our application provides a solution by using Android Smartphones to analyse sounds emitted from musical instruments, and will objectively detect and display the played chords in real time. Musicians are therefore able to determine their accuracy of chords, by observing the display. Since chords are the basic foundation of songs, the app will be very helpful for all musical instrument players especially beginners as chords will be lively displayed. Therefore our app will be an essential tool for all musicians, especially beginners. The application will be a self-standing platform for beginner musician so that he/she can find chords themselves without any other aid.
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Paper ID: GRDCF013056
Published in: Conference : National Conference on Emerging Research Trend in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ERTE’19)
Page(s): 246 - 251