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Technology Enhanced Learning of Musical Instrument Performance

This survey is part of a project developing new technologies for learning musical instruments. Before you decide to take part, it is important for you to understand why the research is being done and what it will involve. Please take time to read the following information carefully and discuss it with others if you wish.

What is the purpose of the project?
The aim of the research is to develop new technologies to help people learn music instruments. In this survey, we are interested in studying the perception of performed musical excerpts. Our aim is to generate a dataset of sound ratings to develop systems for automatic assessment of music performance.

Am I eligible?
Anyone aged 18 or older who is learning or has learned a musical instrument is invited to take part.

Which are the listening requirements?
You will need a standard laptop/desktop computer with internet conection. For optimal audio quality we recommend Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers. Inernet Explorer 10 or above is supported. Safari is not supported. We encourage you to perform the test in a quiet room using high quality headphones.

Do I have to take part?
It is up to you to decide whether or not to take part. If you decide to do so, by beginning this survey you are providing your informed consent. You will still be free to withdraw at any time without giving a reason. If you withdraw any answers you have submitted on previous pages will be used. If you would like your data removed from the project please contact the researchers below.

How long will the survey take?
The survey should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

Will my taking part in this project be kept confidential?
Yes. All responses will be anonymised, and your participation in the survey will not be made public in any way.

What will happen to the results of the research project?
The data will be presented at national and international conferences as well as published in academic journals. All information about participants will remain anonymous. Collected data may be used for subsequent research. If you are interested to learn more about the results please contact the research team below.

Thank you for taking part in this project!

Sergio Giraldo

Rafael Ramirez