Samba de enredo is a subgenre of Brazilian samba composed in the context of an escola de samba for the festivities of Carnival.
SAMBASET is currently comprised of over 40 hrs of sambas de enredo recordings from different eras, metadata and annotations.
Beat annotations were generated in a semiautomatic process and are currently under revision. There is more to come!
SAMBASET covers different eras, from later renditions of old classics to the most recent sambas de enredo just out of the Sambadrome.
Three major collections make up the dataset. In chronological order:
If you make use of SAMBASET or want to know more about it, please refer to the following publication:
L. S. Maia, M. Fuentes, L. W. P. Biscainho, M. Rocamora, S. Essid. SAMBASET: A Dataset of Historical Samba de Enredo Recordings for Computational Music Analysis. In 20th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR), pages XX–YY, Delft, The Netherlands, November 2019.