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librosa is a python package for music and audio analysis. It provides the building
blocks necessary to create music information retrieval systems.
For a quick introduction to using librosa, please refer to the Tutorial. For a more advanced introduction which describes the package design principles, please refer to the librosa paper at SciPy 2015.
If you want to cite librosa in a scholarly work, there are two ways to do it.
If you are using the library for your work, for the sake of reproducibility, please cite the version you used by retrieving the appropriate DOI and citation information from Zenodo:
If you wish to cite librosa for its design, motivation etc., please cite the paper published at SciPy 2015. 
- Advanced I/O Use Cases
- Advanced examples
- Example files