The song submitted here to the "Synthesis of Singing Challenge" is synthesized by the latest version of the singing synthesizer "Vocaloid", which is commercially available now. In this paper, we would like to present the overview of Vocaloid, its product lineups, description of each component, and the synthesis technique used in Vocaloid.
Acoustic Example (8 MB). The vocal track in this file is generated using Vocaloid. Slight reverberation is added afterwards in mixing.
Bibliographic reference. Kenmochi, Hideki / Ohshita, Hayato (2007): "VOCALOID - commercial singing synthesizer based on sample concatenation", In INTERSPEECH-2007, 4011-4010.