MELODIA - Melody Extraction was developed by Justin Salamon of the Sound and Music Description team within the Music Technology Group under the supervision of Dr. Emilia Gómez.

Supported by the Programa de Formación del Profesorado Universitario (FPU) of the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte de España and the TECNIO network promoted by ACC1Ó agency by the Catalan Government



We would highly appreciate if scientific publications of works partly based on the MELODIA plug-in cite the following publication:

J. Salamon and E. Gómez, "Melody Extraction from Polyphonic Music Signals using Pitch Contour Characteristics", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing, 20(6):1759-1770, Aug. 2012.


MELODIA - Melody Extraction

Awards and Recognitions

  • Highest mean overall accuracy in the 2011 Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange: MIREX 2011.
  • Highest mean overall accuracy result for current MIREX AME Datasets 2009 - 2012