Pitch Based Raag Identification from Monophonic Indian Classical Music


Author(s): Amanpreet Singh, Dr. Gurpreet Singh Josan

The Indian classical music is one of the oldest forms of music in the world. The Raag is the soul of Indian classical music. The Raag is the logical arrangement of the musical notes i.e. the different pitch of the sound. This system can listen to a sound clip that have the basic structure of the Raag i.e. the Aaroh and Avroh, played by a musical instrument like Musical Keyboard, Mandolin and Harmonium in it and recognize the Raag along with other Raag information. In addition to this the various samples from different musical instruments are analysed and accuracy of the system is calculated. It also shows the performance of the system on various instruments. The overall results of above 80% accuracy shows that the overall performance of the system meets the desired objective.