This release contains the scores of uzun hava in **kern format. The dataset is used in the paper:
Şentürk, S. and Chordia, P. (2011). Modeling melodic improvisation in Turkish folk music using variable-length Markov models. In Proceedings of 12th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference, pages 269–274, Miami, Florida.
Please cite the publication above in any work using this dataset.
This version has 64 songs encoded, with a total of 6613 notes, in 8 makams from different regions of Anatolia and Azerbaijan. For more information about the dataset, please refer to the paper.