Understanding Feature Importance in Musical Works – Companion App

Link to Application
Find the companion app here.

Summary
This application accompanies the publication Understanding Feature Importance in Musical Works: Unpacking Predictive Contributions to Cluster Analyses published in Music & Science. The app enables exploring feature relationships in the cluster analyses presented within the article.

  • To interact with the application, you can click on various elements using your mouse.
  • Drop-down menus let you cycle between two- and three-cluster analyses, and display different features on the x and y axes of the plot in the right panel.
  • Check box inputs allow selecting specific performances or clusters to display.
  • To hear individual renditions, simply click on the corresponding key signature (letter name).

Compatibility
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