Etna Builder - Interactively Building Advanced Graphical Tree Representations of Music

Wolfgang Chico-Töpfer


Etna Builder is a flexible visualization tool to build advanced graphical tree representations that capture the underlying transformational processes in music composition. It can be utilized in computer-assisted music analysis and synthesis but also in musicology as a standardized visualization means for transformational processes. It offers a modern GUI to build graphical representations in a straightforward and in- teractive way. The representation is saved in a human-readable format thus allowing full interchangeability e.g. with Salieri. Reductions can be concatenated and ex- ported to Midi and Guido. The graphical views can be exported to the Gif format, thus making these visualizations easily embeddable in various documents.

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